Visiting the Gardens
Getting to the Gardens
Getting to the Botanic Gardens |
Last updated: January 7, 2012
The National Botanic Gardens lie just 3.5 kilometers north of Dublin city centre. there are three bus services that will get you to the Gardens, information for these, and driving routes are shown below.
either use the garmin loc8 system with this code: NP7-57-F53
4 ( Route Map Harristown, Ballymun, Botanic Ave., Phibsboro Shopping Centre, O'Connell St., Pembroke Rd., Blackrock, Stradbrook )
By Car, Bike or on Foot:
From the south, or City centre: leave Dublin via the Drumcondra road (N1) and turn left at Botanic Avenue, just before crossing the river Tolka, ALTERNATIVELY, leave the city via Phibsborough, on the Finglas road (N2), turning right onto Botanic Road just after Hart's Corner, after passing over the Royal Canal. The Botanic Gardens are close to the junction of Botanic Avenue and Botanic Road. Car parking facilities are available for a flat fee of € 2.