Everything you need to know about getting to Longitude 8 years ago

Everything you need to know about getting to Longitude

Need-to-know info for anyone attending Longitude.

Longitude is shaping up to be the highlight of July with acts like Hozier, alt-J and The Chemical Brothers hitting the main stage.


Nobody wants to miss a minute of the festival because of travel arrangements, so here's what festival promoters MCD want you to know about getting to and from Marlay Park between July 17-19.

Shuttle bus

A shuttle bus will operate from George's Quay in the city centre direct to Longitude Festival. Bus tickets are available for sale on a first come first serve basis at Marathon Sports BookingPrices for the Shuttle are €10 when booked online up to 10:00 on the morning of the event, and €15 for walk-up-on-the-day.

Georges Quay


Dublin bus

Dublin Bus routes serve the Grange Road entrances of Marlay Park in close proximity to the concert site:

16 - Airport / O’Connell Street to Grange Road
116 - Burlington Road to Grange Road
161 - Dundrum Road Luas Station to Grange Road



The closest Luas stop to Marlay Park is Balally or Dundrum, both are about a 30 minute walk from the front gate.

By car

People are advised not to drive to the venue and to avail of public transport, but if you insist on taking the car, here are the best routes.

From Dublin City Centre - via Ranelagh, Clonskeagh, Goatstown, and Sandyford, Grange Road and then onto College Road for car-parks.


From M50 - Exit the M50 at junction 12 interchange, signposted R823 Ballyboden. Follow Scholarstown Road, Taylors Lane, turn right onto Whitechurch Road and then left onto College Road. Entrance to the car-parks is off College Road.


Pick up area

Attendees getting picked up by family and friends following the concerts are advised that road closures are in place; our recommended collection point is at Supervalu on Ballinteer Avenue.



A taxi pick up area will be facilitated at our Lady’s School on Ballinteer Avenue.

Hailo customers are advised to avoid road closures and head towards the HAILO Pick up zone around Ballinteer Avenue! Be sure to wait until you are outside the park before you hail.

Private buses, coaches and mini-buses

This year there WILL be coach/bus and minibus parking available within Marlay Park, access is via College Road. It is however very important to us that you notify and register in advance please email enquiries@festivalrepublic.com.  If you are travelling to site using a private hire bus, coach or minibus please advise your driver to use Junction 13 off the M50.

festival 2

Longing for Longitude? This year, Three customers can get the best view in the house at 3Deck, a special viewing platform designed by visual artist Maser. Download the3Plus app for your chance to win tickets to Longitude and book your spot on 3Deck.