Heuston Station is Irish Rails main Dublin railway station for services to Kildare/ Cork/ Limerick/ Tralee/ Wexford/ Sligo/ Galway main lines.
Heuston Station while located in Dublin, is unfortunately NOT located in the City Centre & a bus connection is required from the Station.
It is NOT recommended to walk from Heuston Station to Dublin Centre - the walk, while in a straight direction along the River Liffey situated alongside the station, is along a congested traffic routes & parts of the journey are through heavy traffic & undesirable places. Tourists carrying luggage could also become easy targets for crime.
Since September 2010, route 145 is now the main bus route linking Heuston Station with Dublin City Centre. Route 92 now longer operates at all, route 90 continues to operate from Heuston Station via O'Connell Bridge to Connolly railway station.
Route 145 operates every 10 minutes from Heuston Station from 06.30 until 23.20 Monday to Friday, every 15 minutes on Saturdays & 20 minutes on a Sunday.
Official Dublin Bus Route 145 timetable, click here
Route 145 uses low floor wheelchair accessible buses. For returning to Heuston Station, the main stop in Dublin City Centre is at Astons Quay beside O'Connell Bridge
Route 145 also offers connections beyond the City Centre, Stephens Green, Stillorgan Road, Shankill, Bray Village & Ballywaltrim to Kilmacanogue
Route 90 operate every few minutes from Connolly Railway Station, via the City Centre to Heuston Station in the morning peak from 7 am until 10 am Monday to Friday
Extra buses operate during busy train arrivals, usually as route 91
HEUSTON STATION to DUBLIN CITY CENTRE
Bus : 15 to 20 minutes depending on traffic ( Route 145 )
Walking : 30 minutes along River Liffey
( not recommended with luggage )
Dublin Bus operate Airport Express route 747 from Heuston Station via City Centre ( Central Bus Station ) to Dublin Airport. There are a number of pick up/ set down bus stops in the City Centre.
** travellers are reminded not to leave their luggage unattended at any time at the bus stop. We advise you to keep you valuables ( cameras/ wallets/ bags ) well secured as there area outside the station can be a haven for thieves. **
Travelers heading for Bus Aras ( Central Bus Station ) can easily walk from Connolly Station, just turn left outside the main entrance & walk for about 1,000 meters.
During peak & busy periods, extra buses operate from Dublin City Centre ( Aston Quay - outside USIT office ). Some of these buses display route 91 which operates along the same route as the 90 to Heuston Station.
From Aston Quay to Heuston Station by route 91 should take about 15- 20 minutes depending on traffic. Route 91 operates to the front entrance of Heuston rail station.
Since 2004, a new light rail tram connection, known as " LUAS " is available for travelers directly from Connolly Railway Station ( this is the terminus as seen above ) located beside the station, linking directly with Heuston Station.
The tram stop is conveniently located beside the conventional route 90 bus to Heuston. Tickets for the tram MUST be purchased from the kiosks alongside the station. Full details about the LUAS are available from their website ............www.luas.ie
LUAS tram at the terminus at Connolly Station
St Stephens Green
Dublin City Centre
O' Connell Street
Central Bus Station
( Bus Aras )
( Red Line )
( Lower Abbey Street )
Dublin Bus Route 91 Heuston- City Centre- Heuston
Dublin Bus airlink route 748 outside Heuston Station
Dublin Bus Route 145 : Heuston Station - Dublin City Centre - Bray