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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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New Wapping Street, Dublin, Ireland

New Wapping St will close for works from midnight on Sun 9th Aug until midnight on Fri 2nd Oct

New Wapping St will be closed from Sheriff St Upper to Mayor St Upper for works from midnight on Sun 9th Aug until midnight on Fri 2nd Oct.

North Wall Quay, Dublin, Ireland

The Rock ‘n’ Roll half marathon takes place in Dublin on Sun 2nd August

The Rock ‘n’ Roll half marathon takes place in Dublin on Sun 2nd August. Rolling road closures will be in place along the route which will begin on North Wall Quay at the Castleforbes St Jct. From there, it will take in Custom House Quay, Memorial Bridge, the South Quays, Wintavern St, High St, Bridge St, Cook St, St John’s Rd West, Military Rd, The Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Sarsfield Rd, St. Laurence’s Rd, Chapelizod Rd, Conyngham Rd, Chesterfield Ave, Acres Rd, Military Rd, Upper Glen Rd, Ordinance Survey Rd before finishing on Chesterfield Ave. Upper Glen Rd and Survey Rd will be closed from 8:15am until 12:45pm. Wellington Rd and also Acres Rd to Khyber Rd will be closed from 8:15am until midday (except for access to St. Mary’s Hospital and Cara Cheshire Home). North Rd will be closed from 8:15am until 12:30pm (except for access to Farmleigh House). Knockmaroon and Islandbridge Gate will be closed until 12:30pm. Chapelizod Gate will be closed from 8:15am until midday (except for access to St. Mary’s Hospital and Cara Cheshire Home). Diversions will be in place at Mountjoy R/A with a left turn only on approach from Castleknock Gate. A free shuttle bus will be available throughout the event between 7am and 1pm on the day. The bus terminal will be located on Chesterfield Ave, with stops on both Parkgate St and Bachelors Walk. The Luas Red Line also stops nearby at Heuston Station for those looking to use the shuttle bus on Parkgate St. It also stops near the start line on North Wall Quay at 3Arena. Dublin Bus also operate a frequent service throughout the city. From approx. 8am to 11:30am, there will be diversions in place for the following Dublin Bus routes: 25a/b, 37, 39a, 40, 66a, 67, 70, 83, 145, 151, 747.

East Road, Dublin, Ireland

Church Rd is closed between East Rd and Killan Rd for works until Sun 8th Nov

Church Rd is closed between East Rd and Killan Rd until midnight on Sun 8th Nov due to ongoing works. Diversions are in place.

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