Getting To Maynooth

By road

  • From Dublin City Centre, follow the signposts N4/M4 (The West) for 25 km and take EXIT 7 for Maynooth.
  • From the West, North West and the Midlands, follow the signposts for Dublin and take EXIT 7 on the M4 for Maynooth.
  • From Belfast and the North East, take the A1/M1 to Dublin, leave the M1 at exit 3 and follow the M50 Southbound to exit 7 (The West) to join the N4/M4 heading west and take EXIT 7 for Maynooth.
  • From Cork, Limerick, the South/ South West, take the M7 or M8 for Dublin, after Naas take EXIT 7 (Straffan) for Maynooth.
  • From Waterford and the South East, take the M9 to the M7 for Dublin, after Naas take EXIT 7 for Maynooth.

By rail

  • From Dublin, the North and the East, a regular train service is available to Maynooth from Pearse Station, Tara Street, Connolly station, Dromcondra, Broombridge, Ashtown, Navan Road Parkway, Castleknock, Coolmine, Clonsilla, Leixlip Confey and Louisa Bridge.
  • From Sligo, Maynooth is accessible by direct train service from seven counties to the west, (via the Sligo line) Sligo, Roscommon, Leitrim, Longford, Westmeath, Meath and Kildare.
  • From other rail lines i.e. Waterford, Cork, Tralee, Limerick, Galway, Westport and Ballina lines, access to Maynooth is via Heuston Station Dublin, rest of journey by bus (C3 and C4) see below.
  • Please check the Irish Rail website for timetable information.


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