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  • Location Aviva Stadium

Soccer/Football: UEFA Europa League Final 2024

Match ticket holders can travel free on Transport for Ireland services in the Greater Dublin area on 21st and 22nd May.

This includes all Dublin City Bus services (Dublin Bus, Go Ahead Ireland and Bus Éireann), Luas, DART and Commuter Rail in the Dublin area.
Simply show the mUEFA League final in Dubin 2024 - logoatch ticket to the bus driver when boarding; or if using the train or Luas show it to the ticket inspector on request.

The fan shuttle buses are free and are running regularly all day from the airport to the official fan meeting points.

  • Bayer 04 Leverkusen supporters can get a shuttle bus from Dublin Airport Terminal 1 to Shelbourne Park Greyhound Stadium.
  • Atalanta BC supporters can get a shuttle bus from Dublin Airport Terminal 2 to RDS Simmonscourt.
  • The shuttles will run until all fans have landed (up to 5pm)
  • In respect of post match, all shuttle buses will be waiting for the fans to transport them to Dublin Airport.
  • This shuttle service will run until all fans are transported back to the airport.
    • Wednesday 22 MAY 2024, Kick off 20:00.
    • Location: Aviva Stadium, Dublin
    • Gates will open at 17:00 for a 20:00 kick-off,
      and we recommend getting to the stadium at least 3 hours before the start of the match.
  • Note: As part of UEFA/Garda event plan, Lansdowne Road DART Station is closed from 16:00hrs for remainder of evening on Weds 22nd May. Please use Grand Canal Dock or Sandymount

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Aviva Stadium:

Dublin 2024 for the UEFA Cup Club Final

The UEFA Europa League Fan Festival

will be in full swing in the centre of Dublin, kicking off on Tuesday 21 May in the lead-up to the final.

Location of Fan Festival: Dublin Castle

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

Located in the heart of the city and within walking distance of Dublin Arena, Dublin Castle is a historical site which was handed over to the new Irish government in 1922, following Ireland’s independence, and now serves as a major government complex and popular tourist attraction. Built on the site of a Viking settlement in the thirteenth century, the castle’s historic architecture and fascinating gardens make the Fan Festival a perfect place to visit before heading to the final.

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Opening hours 
Tuesday 21 May  11:00 – 22:00
Wednesday 22 May  10:00 – 17:00

All match ticket holders are entitled to free public transport services in Dublin on 22nd May.

Fan Festival details

Transport for Ireland is  providing a free bus shuttle service at Dublin Airport as follows:

  • Tuesday 21st May – Free bus shuttle from Terminal 1 to city centre to any match ticket holder
  • Wednesday 22nd May – Free bus shuttle from Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 to the Fan Meeting Points of RDS and Shelbourne
  • TFI will also provide a free shuttle bus post match from Shelbourne Park and the RDS to Dublin Airport.

Aviva Stadium:

Entry Point

There are 5 coloured coded routes to access the stadium. The route you must take is dictated by the location of your seat within the stadium. The applicable route colour will be stated on your event ticket.

On event days stewards will be positioned outside the stadium to provide further assistance.

  • ORANGE ROUTELANSDOWNE LANE ENTRANCE (OFF SHELBOURNE ROAD)
    Public transport options:
    BY DART
    From City Centre take any southbound Dart to Grand Canal Dock Station. Exit the station and turn right onto Barrow Street. Continue through the next junction onto Shelbourne Road.
    BY BUS
    From City Centre take bus routes serving Northumberland Road or Pembroke Road. Please refer below for information on bus routes.
  • RED ROUTE – BATH AVENUE ENTRANCE
    Public transport options:
    BY DART
    From City Centre take any southbound Dart to Grand Canal Dock Station. Exit the station and turn right onto Barrow Street. At the end of Barrow Street take a left onto Grand Canal Street and then your next left onto Bath Avenue.
    BY BUS
    From City Centre take bus routes serving Ringsend/Irishtown. Please refer below for information on bus routes.
  • BLUE ROUTE – SHELBOURNE ROAD ENTRANCE
    Public transport options:
    BY DART
    From City Centre take any southbound Dart to Grand Canal Dock Station. Exit the station and turn right onto Barrow Street. Continue through the next junction onto Shelbourne Road.
    BY BUS
    From City Centre take bus routes serving Northumberland Road or Pembroke Road. Please refer below for information on bus routes.
  • PURPLE ROUTE – HERBERT ROAD ENTRANCE
    Public transport options:
    BY DART
    From City Centre take any southbound Dart to Lansdowne Road Station. Exit the station and turn right onto Lansdowne Road. Continue down Lansdowne Road and keep left to find the Purple Route.
    BY BUS
    From City Centre take bus routes serving Ringsend/Irishtown or Sandymount. Please refer below for information on bus routes.
  • GREEN ROUTE – LANSDOWNE ROAD ENTRANCE
    Public transport options:
    BY DART
    From City Centre take any southbound Dart to Lansdowne Road Station. Exit the station and turn right onto Lansdowne Road.
    BY BUS
    From City Centre take bus routes serving Northumberland Road or Pembroke Road. Please refer below for information on bus routes.

UEFA advice on –

Transport Options – Getting to and from Aviva Stadium

Transport for Ireland is  providing a free bus shuttle service at Dublin Airport as follows:

  • Tuesday 21st May – Free bus shuttle from Terminal 1 to city centre to any match ticket holder
  • Wednesday 22nd May – Free bus shuttle from Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 to the Fan Meeting Points of RDS and Shelbourne
  • TFI will also provide a free shuttle bus post match from Shelbourne Park and the RDS to Dublin Airport.

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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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