J.J. Kavanagh & Sons

Bus to Dublin City University

J.J. Kavanagh & Sons operates 35 daily bus services to help you reach Dublin City University. Direct to Eden Quay, campuses are either a short walk, or a connecting Luas or bus away.

118 daily services, we've got your college route covered.

"I used to dread long commutes, but not since I started taking J.J. Kavanagh & Sons buses. Free Wi-Fi means I can stream lectures or chat with friends, making the time fly by."


A Phelan

Academic year 2023

Dublin routes run 364 days a year, connecting you daily.


Featuring live times, quick buy and digital tickets – our app is now live!

Young Adult Card

Tickets can only be bought online ahead of travel.


We’ve got your back in getting you to and from your home away from home. J.J. Kavanagh & Sons buses aren’t just rides; they’re equipped with WiFi, phone chargers and tables for your homework!

Route Map

DCU is made up of 5 main campuses and the bus stops around the campus are located at DCU Helix, DCU St Patrick’s, Met Eireann and Hampstead Avenue.

Are you ready to attend the coolest spot on the Northside of Dublin? Dublin City University, or DCU for short!

Whether you’re a future tech genius, aspiring engineer or the globe’s next leading scientist, DCU is where it’s all happening. The youngest of Dublin Unis, be prepared for an epic learning adventure, right in the heart of Dublin’s Northside!

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Apply for the Young Adult Card here*

*The YAC or Student Leap Card Tickets cannot be purchased from the bus driver, they can only
be bought online ahead of travel.

About DCU

DCU is known for its force in education, research, and innovation.

Ranked #1 in Ireland and #23 across the globe for securing exceptional job opportunities for graduates, DCU is the place to be. With students from 128 different nations, think of DCU as a global pool of talent with incredible ideas and positive vibes, making the world a brighter place.

Whether you’re chasing dreams or changing the world, DCU’s got your back, and J.J. Kavanagh & Sons are ready to take you there!

Going to a concert or staying out late in Dublin city?

Our buses operate into the early morning hours, ensuring a reliable option if you’re attending a concert or enjoying a late night in Dublin city. Check out our timetables to plan your route.