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Aviva Stadium

Traffic Restrictions for the Aviva Stadium Dublin

Where is the Aviva Stadium Dublin

The Aviva Stadium is located in Ballsbridge. There are five entry routes, which are colour coded; at Shelbourne Rd (Blue), Lansdowne Lane (Orange), Lansdowne Rd (Green), Herbert Rd (purple) and Bath Ave (Red). The Stadium has the capacity for 50,000 people.

From approx three hours before the event Herbert Rd, Shelbourne Rd, Lansdowne Rd, Lansdowne Pk, Londonbridge Rd, Newbridge Ave and all other side roads off these roads will be closed to through traffic. Bath Ave will close two hours prior to events.

Newbridge Ave, Herbert Rd, Shelbourne Rd and the remainder of Lansdowne Rd will be closed to traffic three hours prior to any large events.

Parking near Aviva

There is no parking available on site and there is very limited parking in the area, so patrons are strongly advised to utilise public transport. Motorists are advised to allow at least an extra 90 minutes travel time to and from the venue.

From 7am on large event days, parking restrictions will be in place on Lansdowne Rd, Shelbourne Rd, Havelock Square, Newbridge Ave, Herbert Rd, Lansdowne Lane and Shelbourne Rd.

DART Services for Aviva Stadium

There will be extra capacity on the DART on event days. Purple and Red ticket holders heading to the event should disembark at Grand Canal Dock. However, all other passengers should disembark at Lansdowne Rd.

After the event, all DART passengers must go to Lansdowne Rd station, where a forecourt will cope with the huge numbers using the service. Grand Canal Dock station will be closed for safety reasons.

Lansdowne Rd DART barriers will remain down for the duration of the event. Pedestrians may cross via the under-pass in the Stadium.

Luas Line to Aviva

Patrons taking the Luas Red Line should disembark at Spencer Dock. From there, cross the Samuel Beckett Bridge over the Liffey and onto Macken St, take a left onto Grand Canal St and at the Haddington Rd jct continue straight for Shelbourne Rd or left for Bath Ave.

Patrons taking the Luas Green Line should disembark at Charlemont. Exit onto Grand Parade, keeping Grand Canal on your left and continue along the canal until you reach the jct of Shelbourne Rd and Bath Ave.

Buses to Aviva Stadium

A number of Dublin Bus services stop near the stadium. These include:

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Guild Street, Dublin, Ireland

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Southbound traffic on Guild St remains busy from the Seville Place jct through to Samuel Beckett bridge.

Macken Street, Dublin, Ireland

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Shrek the Musical will be staged at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre from Tuesday 21st October to Sunday 9th November. The show is being staged nightly at 7.30pm, although there is no show on a Monday. On Wednesdays and Saturdays, there is also a matinee performance at 2.30pm. On Sundays, the show is staged at 1.30pm only. Bord Gáis Energy Theatre is located on Cardiff Lane in the city. From Eden Quay take a right across Talbot Memorial Bridge. Take a left then onto City Quay, right onto Lime St and left onto Hanover St. This will bring you onto Cardiff Lane. Delays can be expected on Macken St as a result.

Samuel Beckett Bridge, Dublin, Ireland

On Tues 21st Oct, Samuel Beckett Bridge will close from 9pm until 10pm

On Tues 21st Oct, Samuel Beckett Bridge will close from 9pm until 10pm. This is to facilitate the fortnightly rotation.

Hanover Street East, Dublin, Ireland

Hanover St East will be closed until Sat 25th Oct

Hanover St East, from Lime St to Cardiff Lane, will be closed from 7.30am to 4.30pm each day until Sat 25th Oct.

Hanover Street East, Dublin, Ireland

Works take place on Hanover St East until Sat 25th Oct

Hanover St East will close between the Macken St and Erne St jcts from 7.30am until 4.30pm each day until Sat 25th Oct for works.

New Wapping Street, Dublin, Ireland

New Wapping St will be closed until Fri 24th Oct

New Wapping St (from Sheriff St Upper to Mayor St Upper), will be closed until midnight on Fri 24th Oct for works.

Abercorn Road, Dublin, Ireland

Abercorn Rd closed until Fri 24th Oct

Abercorn Rd is closed until Fri 24th Oct from Church St East jct to Sheriff St jct for works. Diversions will be in place.

Church Road, Dublin, Ireland

Church Rd closed from East Rd to Killan Rd until Fri 19th Dec

Church Rd will be closed from East Rd Jct to Killan Rd Jct until Fri 19th Dec for works. Pedestrian and local access will be maintained.

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