Your visit: Getting Here

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Getting here by Car

The Charlestown Centre is easily accessible by car, and is located only two minutes drive from Junction 5 of the M50. You can also get here from the newly upgraded St Margaret's Road and the recently constructed 4-lane Charlestown Place, both built as part of the development of the Charlestown Centre.

You’ll always find a space at The Charlestown Centre. The first two hours are free and hours thereafter are charged at only €1.50 per hour. For December in the run up to Christmas you'll get the first three hours of free parking free.

 Don't forget you can have your car valeted while you shop. We are really close to IKEA too!

 Taxi
Charlestown has 2 taxi ranks for your convenience. Eight twenty Cabs - 8202020

Pedestrian

You could always walk or cycle to the Charlestown Shopping Centre! With dedicated cycle and pedestrian facilities along the length of Charlestown Place and the internal link road, plus improved pedestrian and cyclist links along St. Margaret's Road, it couldn’t be easier to get there under your own steam!

Charlestown also has a Sli Na Slainte route through the centre - helping you keep fit!
So, if you want to plan your walking or cycling route to Charlestown Shopping Centre, just click onto this link: http://www.dto.ie/web2006/jp.htm - and make it a real day out!

Cycle Access

You could always walk or cycle to the Charlestown Shopping Centre! With dedicated cycle and pedestrian facilities along the length of Charlestown Place and the internal link road, plus improved pedestrian and cyclist links along St. Margaret's Road, it couldn’t be easier to get there under your own steam!

You’ll find secure cycle-parking beside the main entrances, with additional cycle-parking for residents and employees within the basement car park.

So, if you want to plan your walking or cycling route to Charlestown Shopping Centre, just click onto this link: http://www.dto.ie/web2006/jp.htm - and make it a real day out!

By Bus

Currently the area is served by four bus routes, which terminate in close proximity to the site. These are routes 9, 17A, 40C and 83 and three that stop directly at the Centre.

  • 9 City Centre, Phibsboro, Ballymun Road, Glasnevin Avenue terminating at Charlestown Centre
  • 17a Finglas (Mellowes Rd.), Kilbarrack.
  • 40 City Centre (Parnell St.), now terminates at Charlestown Centre
  • 40a City Centre (Parnell St.), now terminates at Charlestown Centre
  • 40c City Centre (Parnell St.), Finglas (St. Margaret's Road)
  • 83 Finglas (Mckelvey Ave.) Kimmage, (Stannaway Avenue)

Route 9 now operates every 10 minutes at peak time to the City Centre via Charlestown Shopping Centre and also provides the Lanesborough and Melville Estates with direct connections to Dublin City University (DCU).

The 17a service operates 55 services daily during the week with headways of between 10 and 15 minutes during the peaks. At weekends up to 46 services run daily. The 40a and 40c services operate up to 69 services daily during the week with headways of around 10 minutes during the peaks. At weekends up to 59 services run daily. The 83 service operates up to 69 services daily during the week with headways of around 15 minutes during the peaks. At weekends up to 59 services run daily.

  • 40b City Centre (Parnell St.), Finglas (Toberburr)
  • 40d City Centre (Parnell St.), Glasnevin Cemetery, Ballycoolin Road,Tyrrelstown
  • 104 - Clontarf Dart Station, Poppintree, Jamestown Road, Cappagh Hospital
  • 220 Ballymun Roundabout, Mckee Rd., Jamestown Rd., Finglas Village, Lady’sWell Road
  • 40n Westmoreland Street, Seamus Ennis Road, Finglas West, Finglas South
  • 88n Westmoreland Street, Finglas Village, Ashbourne

Regular Bus Eireann local services run within close proximity to the site on the N2, these are
services serve Ardcath, Kilmoon Cross and Ashbourne. Bus Eireann also provide inter town services which pickup along the N2 which serves towns along the N2 corridor including Slane, Derry and Letterkenny.

The new service is the 105 and I have request full route details from Dublin Bus but they stated it will run at 15min intervals all day and will use the N2 QBC to town and avoid Finglas. It will Turn left at the new St Margaret’s Road / Charlestown Place Junction and will stop at St Margaret’s Road. A full bus timetable is available at our Customer Service Desk. Or you can click onto: http://www.dublinbus.ie/home/