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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Buses to Longitude 2014

banner for Longitude Festival, Marley Park, Dublin 18-20 July 2014 - light blue background, green leaves, curly text
The Longitude music festival is being held at Marlay Park, Dublin from 18-20 July 2014.

The following companies are providing return bus or coach services from Galway city:
  • Reaneys of Galway - from Galway city, in conjunction with OMG/Zhivago - prior booking is essential.

Check with the company for timetable, booking and departure / pickup points.  Likely departure points include:

For concerts, return services generally leave 30-60 minutes after the concert ends, from the same place where the bus drops you off.   Festival arrangements are sometimes slightly different.

Alternatively catch a regular regional bus to Dublin, and a local bus from the city-centre to Marley Park (approx 10km away). See below for route information.

Services from other towns and cities

  • Kelly Travel - services from
    Limerick, via Dallys Cross, Birdhill, Nenagh, Toonevara, Roscrea, Moneygall, and Mountrath
    Tipperary, via Golden and Cashel
    Cork City, via Mitchesltown, Cahir and Portalaoise
    Book in advance to ensure that the service is running.
  • Irish Concert Travel - services from
    Sligo via Carrick-on-Shannon, Longford, Mullingar;
    Donegal, Mayo and Cork - details TBA
  • Buses to Concerts are running services from Belfast, Lisburn, Banbridge & Newry, for both weekend camping on Friday, and day-trips on Saturday and Sunday.

Local services in Dublin

  • Executive Express are running shuttle services from
    Bewleys Leopardstown, Stillorgan Park Hotel & Bewleys, Ballsbridge.
    Bewleys Hotel, Newlands Cross
  • Marathon Travel are running buses from Customs House Quay at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 6pm 5pm, 6pm and 7pm, and returning from 10pm onwards
    Tickets are cheaper if purchased on-line in advance.

Regular Dublin bus services to Marlay Park

These Dublin Bus services stop at the Grange Road entrance to Marley Park, just by the concert venue:
  • Route 16 – Airport / O’Connell St to Grange Road
  • Route 116 – Burlington Road to Grange Road
  • Route 161 – Dundrum Road Luas to Grange Road

These Dublin Bus services stop at Ballinteer Shopping Centre, which is about 15 minutes walk to the concert venue:
  • Route 75 - The Square Tallaght / Dun Laoghaire to Ballinteer Shopping Centre
  • Route 14 - Beaumont to Balinteer Shopping Centre

See for timetable information.