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St. Vincent’s University Hospital
Elm Park
Dublin 4
DO4 T6F4

tel: (01) 221 4000

Are you travelling by public transport?

Dublin bus services

  • The following buses stop on the Merrion Road at the front of the Hospital:
    • Bus route no. 4 – departs from Harristown, through O’Connell St. to Monkstown Avenue
    • Bus route no. 7/ 7a – departs from Mountjoy Square to Loughlinstown/ Cherrywood
  • The following buses stop on the Nutley Lane at the side of the Hospital:
    • Bus route no. 47 – departs from Townsend St. to Belarmine
    • Bus route no. 27x – departs from Clare Hall, through Merrion Square, to UCD Belfield
  • For more information and timetables visit

Regional bus services

  • Bus Éireann regional bus service:
    • Bus route no. 2 from Wexford to Dublin stops on Nutley Lane. For further information please visit or phone (01) 836 6111.
  • Aircoach regional bus services:
    • Bus route no. 702 from Dublin Airport to Greystones/ Bray
    • Bus route no. 703 from and Dublin Airport to Killiney /Dalkey
    • Both routes stop at the Merrion Road bus stop
    • For further information visit or phone: (01) 844 7118.

Please note that whilst we aim to provide the most up-to-date travel information to all our patients and visitors, all bus schedules are subject to change.  Please ensure – before embarking on your journey –  to check the relevant bus operators’ website for the most accurate scheduling information.

DART/train services

Sydney Parade DART Station is approximately a five-minute walk from the hospital. For train timetables, please visit: or phone: 1850 366 222.

Are you travelling by car?

Satellite navigation co-ordinates: N53.31744 W6.21505

From Dublin city centre:

  • Take the R138 to Merrion Square
  • Continue on the R118 through Ballsbridge to the hospital entrance at Merrion Road

From the M50:

  • Exit at junction 14 toward N31
  • At the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Leopardstown Road
  • At the end of the road turn left onto N31
  • Continue to crossroads at RTE
  • Turn right into Nutley Lane, and follow signage for St. Vincent’s University Hospital