J.J. Kavanagh & Sons

Bus to University College Dublin

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

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

"Stressful mornings are a thing of the past with J.J. Kavanagh & Sons. Knowing they run frequently and on time takes the hassle out of my daily commute."


H Mcloughlin

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

The UCD campus is made up of 7 main colleges and the main bus stops around the campus are located at UCD Stop 767, Blackrock Park, Whitethorn Road and Wynnsward Drive.

University College Dublin (UCD) – where learning and adventures collide!

Get ready for a rollercoaster ride of academic delight, as UCD emerges not only as an educational institution but as a vibrant hub of research, innovation and shared enjoyment within the community.

UCD are masters at engaging with its Irish pals on every level – just like the social butterflies of education.

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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 University College Dublin

Hold on to your hat, because UCD’s been shaking up the modern Ireland education scene, and is now rubbing shoulders with the top 1% of universities worldwide.

UCD hosts over 38,000 students from 152 countries, on a 133-hectare parkland campus. 

UCD’s on a mission to unlock Ireland’s potential in people, culture, business and beyond, with their supercharged Strategy 2020-2024 as their map.


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.