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  • Location Aviva Stadium

American Football  Notre Dame Vs Navy at Aviva Stadium in Dublin
on Aug. 26, 2023 at 7.30pm local time

Aviva Stadium is within walking distance (25 minutes) of the city centre;
and is located in an area with good transport links

Check the Navy V Notre Dame Transport Management Plans below for:

  1. Bus – Dublin Bus
  2. Bus – Go Ahead Ireland
  3. Train – Irish Rail / Iarnród Éireann
  4. Tram – Luas
  5. Taxi – Temporary Taxi Rank locations for drop-offs and pick-ups for the AVIVA Stadium

The events on Saturday August 26th include

  1. Mass in Dublin Castle at 11am, which concludes by 12:10pm.
  2. The Notre Dame 800 piece band will lead out everyone from Dublin Castle to Notre Dame Street ( Dame Street) for pre-game festivities.
  3. Dublin City Council has organised Notre Dame Street and it is being run on the day by Davis events.  It will have various activations, bars and music and all the screens will contain our transport information to get to the AVIVA stadium.
  4. Those attending the match should start moving by 5pm towards the AVIVA as the kick off time is 7:30pm

Dublin Bus:
Diversions due to Aer Lingus College Football Event 2023

Dublin Bus wishes to advise customers that due to the Aer Lingus College Football Event 2023 a number of diversions will be in place across Dublin city centre from 20.00hrs on Friday 25 August until 23.50hrs on Saturday 26 August 2023.
As result, the following diversions will be in place:

Customers can also get updates on Facebook, and X / Twitter @dublinbusnews

Coach tours pick-up on Dame Street

Dublin City Council have advised that tours that would usually pick-up on Dame Street have been approved to relocate to Cook Street for the duration the above closures.


For those travellling to the event, for the latest updates, and information,

  • you can download Aer Lingus Classic App
  • The schedule for the next few days covers events at the Guinness Store House, 3Arena, Merrion Square with corporate dinners in the Mansion House, RDS  and various rugby grounds around Dublin so there are lots of events happening for both teams within Dublin.
    All of the information is on the  Aer Lingus Classic App to help you to get to each location
  • Use the TFI Journey Planner / TFI Live App to plan your route.

Match Background Information:

Notre Dame vs Navy

Dublin Bus & Bus Éireann

Dublin Bus & Bus Éireann services can be used to reach the Aviva Stadium

S2 now serves The Aviva Stadium

Dublin Bus

Buses to Aviva

TFI South Orbital - routes S4, S6, S8, S2, 74 and L25

Use the TFI journey Planner / TFI Live App to plan your route.

Commercial Bus Operators

For information on Commercial Bus Services contact the operator directly.

Use the TFI journey Planner / TFI Live App to plan your route.

Charlemont (Green Line) is the closest Luas stop and a 25-minute walk from the stadium.

If you are travelling from Heuston station, take the Red Line to Connolly and change to the DART line there.

Use the TFI journey Planner / TFI Live App to plan your route.

For more information visit the Luas website.

Irish Rail provide great links to Dublin city from all over the country.

Aviva Stadium is approximately a 2 minute walk from Lansdowne Road DART station.

To plan your journey see visit the Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail website for timetables and routes.

Use the TFI journey Planner / TFI Live App to plan your route.

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  • NOTE: Extra DART and Commuter trains will operate before and after the events on 28th – 30th June
  • After the Taylor Swift concerts, Grand Canal Dock station will be closed; Dublin Pearce station and other Dart stations will be open

Aviva Stadium days and events:
There is no bike parking or car parking available at Aviva Stadium on match day/ concerts for security reasons.

From Nassau Street at Trinity College (city centre), travel along Merrion Square and Lower Mount Street. Cross the canal and continue along Northumberland Road to the second set of lights. Turn left onto Lansdowne Road. Continue through the next junction. Aviva Stadium is on your left.

There is a car park located just past entrance A on the right hand side also. The car park has an hourly and daily max charge and is open 24 hours per day. This car park is not available on match days as the surrounding roads are closed.

You can take a taxi to the Aviva Stadium.

If you are travelling from the city centre it can take anywhere between 9 and 16 minutes, depending on traffic.

Use the Taxi Fare Estimator to determine your cost.

The dublinbikes share scheme have stations close to the Aviva Stadium, visit the dublinbikes website  to find out all the details.

There is no bike parking  available at Aviva Stadium on match day/ concerts for security reasons.

For walking details visit our online Journey Planner / TFI Live App .and filter ‘Trip Options’ to Walking, set Maximum walking time (minutes) to 60 minutes (increase from 30).

  • Approx 45 minutes from The Spire, O’Connell Street
  • 40 minutes from Busárus
  • 25 minutes from 3 Arena North Wall Quay
  • 25 minutes from Merrion Square
  • 15 minutes from Grand Canal Dock (Dart station)
  • 13 minutes from RDS, Ballsbridge
Aviva Stadium