Getting Around

Dublin Port is centrally located, only minutes from Dublin city centre by car. Buses and taxis provide a regular service from the port to the city and beyond.  The Luas Red Line tram stop at The Point is located opposite the entrance to Dublin Port on East Wall Road. 

New internal traffic management measures to keep traffic flowing through Dublin Port in advance of the introduction of new border controls were introduced in December 2020.  The improvements and changes are detailed in a new booklet: Six Key Messages for Hauliers

For more information on Brexit and Dublin Port see HERE.

Terminal 1

Terminal 2

Terminal 3

Terminal 4 North

Terminal 5

Terminal 7

Terminal 9

Terminal 10

Terminal 11

By Carcar

Dublin Port is situated 2.7km from the centre of Ireland’s vibrant capital city. Access by car can be made via East Wall Road, North Wall Quay or the Thomas Clarke Bridge. View and plan your route to Dublin Port HERE

Dublin Tunnel is situated on the perimeter of the Port estate & provides quick access to the M50 & M1 motorways, the main routes to the North and South of the country.  Dublin Tunnel is operated by Transport Infrastructure Ireland, to view toll information click HERE


By BUSbus

Dublin Bus Service

Dublin Port is served by Dublin Bus route 53 which operates from Talbot St. to Terminal Road South. View the Dublin Bus route planner HERE


Express Bus Transfer

Dublin Port, Terminal 1 operated by Irish Ferries is served by an Express Bus Transfer 7 days a week.   The Express Bus Transfer service is operated by Mortons Coaches

  • The fare is €3.50 for an Adult and €2.00 for a Child. Adult return is €6.00 and child return is €3.00, payable on board.  
  • Outbound services: Operate from the Mortons Bus Stop located on Westmoreland Street daily at 07:00hrs, 12.30hrs & 19:00hrs. This is the only outbound pick up location to Terminal 1, Irish Ferries.
  • Inbound services: A Mortons bus services all of Terminal 1, Irish Ferries ship arrivals with drop off points at Connolly & Westmoreland Street.

Driving time from Westmoreland Street to Dublin Port, Terminal 1 takes about 15 minutes (5.6km) in normal traffic conditions.  


By LUASluas

The Luas Red Line tram stop at The Point operates 7 days a week and is located opposite the entrance to Dublin Port on East Wall Road. Take the Luas to The Point and the entrance to the Dublin Port estate is a 7 minute walk (550m). 

Walking times from The Point to Dublin Port’s passenger terminals varies:

  • TERMINAL 1 – IRISH FERRIES –  46 min walk (3.7km)
  • TERMINAL 2 – STENA LINE – 39 min walk (3.2km)
  • TERMINAL 3 – P&O FERRIES – 9 min walk (750m)
  • TERMINAL 4 NORTH –  8 min walk (650m) 
  • TERMINAL 5 – SEATRUCK FERRIES – 37 min walk (3.0km)

The Luas trams operate every 4 – 12 minutes during Peak times and 10 – 15 minutes Off Peak. View timings and stops HERE



There are a number of passenger, freight, and border inspection Terminals in Dublin Port:

Terminal 1 
N53 20 45/W6 11 39

Irish Ferries 

Isle of Man Steam Packet Company 

Terminal 3

Terminal 2
N53 21 1 /W6 11 53

Stena Line

Terminal 3

Terminal 3
N53 20 51/W6 13 39

P&O Ferries

Terminal 4


Terminal 4 North

N53 21 06.5/W6 13 23.1

RoRo Trailer Parking



Terminal 5

N53 20 53/W6 11 34

Seatruck Ferries


Terminal 7

N53 21 12/W6 12 33

Customs – Transit, Seal/Documentation check Facility


Terminal 9 

N53 21 08.3/W6 11 49

State Services Inspection Terminal 

Terminal 10 

N53 21 10.92/W6 12 58.33

State Services Inspection Terminal

Terminal 11

N53 21 21/ W6 12 58

Customs – Parking Facility


Car Parkingparking

General Car Parking is available at Terminal 1 and Terminal 2:

  • Short Term parking is on a pay & display basis at €2.00 per hour and a minimum charge of €1.00.
  • Long Term parking rates are €9.00 per day or part thereof and €50.00 per week (seven days).