Visitor Info

How to get to NCAD

By Bus

Dublin Bus stops right outside using the 13, 123, G1, G2 and S2. 

We're about a 13 minute walk from the Central Bank area in Dame Street which is serviced by a large number of buses from all around Dublin.

Train or Tram

The closest Luas station is Smithfield which is a 10 minute walk. 

Smithfield is 4 stops from Heuston Station if you're coming by train heading East. 
Smithfield is 4 stops from Connolly Station if you're coming by train heading West. 


College Opening Hours

Term Time: Monday to Friday 08:00 - 09:00

Summer Time (starts mid-June): Monday to Friday 08:00 - 17:00

Closed on Bank Holidays and on Good Friday

Student Information Desk Opening Hours

Monday to Friday 11:00 - 13.00 & 14:00 16:00

Closed on Bank Holidays and on Good Friday

Edward Murphy Library Opening Hours 

Check here for up to date times.

Closed on Bank Holidays and Good Friday

NCAD Gallery

Exhibition opening hours Monday - Friday, 1.00 pm - 5.00 pm. Check here for exhibition details.

This information will be updated periodically as new times become available.

NCAD does not have parking available on campus

There is a small number of Pay & Display on street parking spots available nearby but you may wish to use one of the private Car Parks below

  • Thomas Street Car Park (4 minute walk) Link here
  • Q-Park Four Courts (6 Minute walk) Link here
  • Q-Park Christchurch (8 minute walk) Link here