Operation Open City 2018

03/12/2018 - 01/01/2019

Transport Information

  • Bus

    Go-Ahead Ireland Christmas services:

    • 24th Dec (Mon) –  Normal weekday service finish at 21.00
    • 25th Dec (Tues) – No service
    • 26th Dec (Wed) –  Sunday service
    • 27th Dec (Thurs) – normal weekday service 
    • 28th Dec (Fri) –- normal weekday service 
    • 29th Dec (Sat) – Saturday service
    • 30th Dec (Sun) –  Sunday service
    • 31st Dec (Mon) – normal weekday service
    • 1st Jan (Tues) – Sunday Service

    Go-Ahead Ireland timetables are available on our website.

    Bus Éireann Christmas services:

    • 24th December (Mon) – Weekday Service with earlier finish (between 21:00hrs & 22:00hrs ex city centre depending on route)
    • 25th December (Tues) – No Service
    • 26th December (Wed) – Sunday Service (1st inbound service on Route 109a at 02:40am)
    • 27th December (Thur) – Weekday Service
    • 28th December (Fri) – Weekday Service
    • 29th December (Sat) – Saturday Service
    • 30th December (Sun) – Sunday Service
    • 31st December (Mon) – Weekday Service
    • 1st January (Tues) – Sunday Service

    Bus Éireann timetables are available to view on their website

    Dublin Bus Christmas schedules will be available online soon.

    For all other operators please visit their website for more information.

  • Tram

    Luas Christmas & New Year Services December 2018

    The following Luas services will operate over the Christmas and New Year period.

    • Christmas Eve Mon 24th Dec: Services end at 20:00
    • Christmas Day Tues 25th Dec : No Luas services
    • St. Stephen’s Day Wed 26th Dec: Services running 09:00 – 23:30 with Sunday frequency
    • Thur 27th Dec: Services running Saturday operating hours & frequency
    • Fri 28th Dec: Services running Saturday operating hours & frequency
    • Sat 29th Dec: Services running Saturday operating hours & frequency
    • Sun 30th Dec: Services running Sunday operating hours & frequency
    • NYE Mon 31st Dec: Services running Saturday operating hours & frequency plus Night Luas
    • Bank Holiday Tue 1st Jan: Services running Sunday operating hours & frequency
    • Wed 2nd Jan: Regular weekday services resume

     

    Night Luas, Christmas & New Year Services 2018

    Night Luas Red Line Westbound from The Point to Tallaght

    • Night Luas on Fri 14th Dec at 01:00, 02:00 & 03:00
    • Night Luas on Sat 15th Dec at 01:00, 02:00 & 03:00
    • Night Luas on Fri 21st Dec at 01:00, 02:00 & 03:00
    • Night Luas on Sat 22nd Dec at 01:00, 02:00 & 03:00
    • Night Luas on NYE Mon 31st Dec at 01:00, 02:00 & 03:00

    The last tram will run out of the City Centre only from The Point to Tallaght

    Night Luas Red Line Westbound from The Point to Saggart

    • Night Luas on Fri 14th Dec at 01:30 & 02:30
    • Night Luas on Sat 15th Dec at 01:30 & 02:30
    • Night Luas on Fri 21st Dec at 01:30 & 02:30
    • Night Luas on Sat 22nd Dec at 01:30 & 02:30
    • Night Luas on NYE Mon 31st Dec at 01:30 & 02:30

    The last tram will run out of the City Centre only from The Point to Saggart

    Night Luas Red Line Eastbound from Tallaght to The Point

    • Night Luas on Fri 14th Dec at 01:00 & 02:00
    • Night Luas on Sat 15th Dec at 01:00 & 02:00
    • Night Luas on Fri 21st Dec at 01:00 & 02:00
    • Night Luas on Sat 22nd Dec at 01:00 & 02:00
    • Night Luas on NYE Mon 31st Dec at 01:00 & 02:00

    Night Luas Red Line Eastbound from Saggart to The Point

    • Night Luas on Fri 14th Dec at 00:30 & 01:30
    • Night Luas on Sat 15th Dec at 00:30 & 01:30
    • Night Luas on Fri 21st Dec at 00:30 & 01:30
    • Night Luas on Sat 22nd Dec at 00:30 & 01:30
    • Night Luas on NYE Mon 31st Dec at 00:30 & 01:30

    Night Luas Green Line Northbound from Brides Glen to Broombridge

    • Night Luas on Fri 14th Dec every 30 mins from 00:20 to 02:50
    • Night Luas on Sat 15th Dec every 30 mins from 00:20 to 02:50
    • Night Luas on Fri 21st Dec every 30 mins from 00:20 to 02:50
    • Night Luas on Sat 22nd Dec every 30 mins from 00:20 to 02:50
    • Night Luas on NYE Mon 31st Dec every 30 mins from 00:20 to 02:50

    The last Night Luas tram will run Northbound only from Brides Glen to Broombridge

    Night Luas Green Line Southbound from Broombridge to Brides Glen

    • Night Luas on Fri 14th Dec every 30 mins from 00:36 to 03:06
    • Night Luas on Sat 15th Dec every 30 mins from 00:36 to 03:06
    • Night Luas on Fri 21st Dec every 30 mins from 00:36 to 03:06
    • Night Luas on Sat 22nd Dec every 30 mins from 00:36 to 03:06
    • Night Luas on NYE Mon 31st Dec every 30 mins from 00:36 to 03:06

    The last Night Luas tram will run Southbound only from Broombridge to Brides Glen

    Check out more information on the Luas website.

  • Rail

    Irish Rail Late Night Christmas Services

    Dates

    • 7th/8th December
    • 14th/15th December
    • 21st/22nd  December

     

    DART

    Connolly-Greystones @ 12.30am and 1.30am

    Pearse-Howth @ 12.30am and 1.30am

    Northern Line

    Pearse-Dundalk @ 12.40am and 1.40am

    Maynooth Line

    Pearse-Maynooth @ 12.20am and 1.50am

    Kildare

    Pearse station to Kildare at 23.50pm and 01.50am

    All timetables are available on the Irish Rail website.

  • By Car

    Please note the following Road Closures and Traffic Restrictions in relation to the 2018 New Year’s Eve Festival:

    • Custom House Quay
    A full road closure will be in place from 6.00am on Saturday the 29th Dec 2018 until 9.00pm on Tuesday 1st January 2019.

    • Georges Quay
    A full road closure will be in place from 4.00pm on Monday, 31st December until 2.00am on Tuesday, 1st January 2019.

The best way to get around Dublin over Christmas and the New Year is by public transport, so whether you’re shopping, socialising or working, grab your TFI Leap Card and use the transport information below to plan your journey.

The transport operators have announced increased services in the run up to Christmas and New Year, details of these services are listed above. Use the Journey Planner to make your life easier over the festive season, check what time the next bus/luas/train is at with the TFI Journey Planner App.

Check out the Twitter feeds below for the latest transport updates

 

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