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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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East Road, Dublin, Ireland

East Rd and Church St East closed for works until Fri 27th Nov

East Rd (from East Wall Rd to Sheriff St Upr) and Church St East will be closed for works until midnight on Fri 27th Nov. A traffic management plan will be in place and pedestrian and local access will be maintained.

New Wapping Street, Dublin, Ireland

New Wapping St will be closed for works until Fri 18th Dec

New Wapping St is closed from Sheriff St Upper to Mayor St Upper for works until Fri 18th Dec.

Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Ireland

Lord of the Flies will be staged at Bord Gais Energy Theatre from Tues 24th until Sat 28th Nov

Lord of the Flies will be staged at Bord Gais Energy Theatre from Tues 24th until Sat 28th Nov. The show begins each evening at 7:30pm. There will also be a matinee show at 2:30pm on Wed, Thurs and Sat. Bord Gáis Energy Theatre is located on Cardiff Lane in the city. Delays can be expected on Macken St as a result. The following Dublin Bus Routes all operate to either Pearse Street or Grand Canal Dock, the closest stops to the venue: 1, 15a/b, 47, 56a, 77a. The last bus departs at 11:30pm Mon - Sun. The nearest stop on the LUAS Red Line is Spencer Dock. From there patrons can walk via Samuel Beckett Bridge. The Grand Canal Square carpark is open from 7am to midnight daily. There are 150 spaces and 8 disabled spaces available. Other available carparks are at: Connolly Station, Jury’s Custom House, the NCI, Dawson St and Setanta Place (off Nassau Street).

3Arena, North Wall Quay, Ireland

U2 take their Innocence and Experience Tour to 3Arena on Mon 23rd, Tues 24th, Fri 27th and Sat 28th Nov

U2 take their Innocence and Experience Tour to 3Arena on Mon 23rd, Tues 24th, Fri 27th and Sat 28th Nov. Doors open each evening at 6:30pm. 3Arena, is located on East Wall Rd, near Dublin Port at the site of the old Point Depot. Concert-goers can take the Luas Red Line to The Point or the DART into the city and then additional transport to 3Arena. Dublin Bus operates services which stop near the venue; 151, 53 & 53A. Car parking is available nearby, at the IFSC, National College of Ireland and Connolly Station carparks. From 6pm onwards, Gardai will implement a no parking/set-down on North Wall Quay from Castleforbes Rd, on towards East Wall Rd as far as Sheriff St.

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