Using Route Planner

  • The search is primarily based on Dublin street addresses where bus stops are located. You can type in part or all of an address. The more of the address you type in, the closer the match. For example typing in “Aston” will find all bus stops on Aston Quay and Easton Road. Typing in “Aston Q” will only find Aston Quay bus stops. Typing in “Town” will find Adamstown Avenue, typing in “Towns” will find Townsend Street.

  • If there are no bus stops located on your street or road it may not appear in the drop-down list. However, some minor roads that do not contain bus stops may still appear as part of the bus stop address e.g. “Philipsburgh Avenue, Junction Melrose Avenue, Stop 1481”. Try the name of your local area to help with your initial search.

  • You can also type in a place of interest such as a hospital, shopping centre, tourist attraction etc. Type “Mater” for Mater Hospital or “Omni” for Omni Park Shopping Centre. Note if the place of interest matches a bus stop address e.g. “North Circular Road, Mater Hospital, Stop 54” then it will likely result in a more accurate route option.

  • You can type in the name of a DART or Luas Station e.g. “Rialto Luas” or “Dalkey Dart”. Note that occasionally the system may find a bus route option matching your selection.

  • You can also type in your bus stop number if you are familiar with it e.g. 1481.

  • Try selecting bus stops that are closest to your start and end points as these will usually give more accurate results.

  • After selecting your search, the resulting screen will show you a summary of the suggested route options. After selecting one of the options, the next screen will show you the full details of the suggested route and a map displaying the bus stops and change points.
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