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Late-night Christmas and New Year DART and Commuter Services

27 November 2018

Late-night services will serve all stations on DART, Dundalk, Maynooth and Kildare Commuter lines, including Pearse to Kildare via Phoenix Park Tunnel on selected nights during the festive season

Late night DART and Commuter services are back for the weekends in the run-up to Christmas and after Dublin’s New Year’s Eve celebrations.

Late night DART and Commuter services are part of a range of late night public transport services available this Christmas season. Full details of all public transport late night services are available from Transport for Ireland at www.transportforireland.ie.

Additional Late Night DART and Commuter Services

Late night services will operate on:

Fridays and Saturdays 7th and 8th; 14th and 15th; 21st and 22nd December

  • 00:30hrs and 01:30hrs from Dublin Pearse serving all stations to Howth
  • 00:30hrs and 01:30hrs from Dublin Connolly serving all stations to Greystones
  • 00:40hrs and 01:40hrs from Dublin Pearse serving Tara Street, Dublin Connolly, and all stations from Howth Junction to Dundalk
  • 00:20hrs and 01:55hrs from Dublin Pearse serving all stations to Maynooth
  • 23:50hrs and 01:50hrs from Dublin Pearse serving all stations to Drumcondra, and all stations from ParkWest to Kildare

Monday 31st December (after New Year's Eve concerts)

  • 01:30hrs and 02:30hrs from Dublin Pearse serving all stations to Howth
  • 01:30hrs and 02:30hrs from Dublin Connolly serving all stations to Greystones
  • 01:40hrs and 02:40hrs from Dublin Pearse serving Tara Street, Dublin Connolly, and all stations from Howth Junction to Dundalk
  • 01:20hrs and 02:55hrs from Dublin Pearse serving all stations to Maynooth
  • 00:50hrs and 02:50hrs from Dublin Pearse serving all stations to Drumcondra, and all stations from ParkWest to Kildare

To search the late night services on our journey planner, please use the following date for services operating after midnight (eg search Tuesday 1st January for services after midnight on night of Monday 31st December). 

Late night services will have security personnel on board to ensure customer safety.

Terms and Conditions

  • Fares will be charged at normal rates, meaning customers can use Leapcard and buy cash fares for the best value Christmas travel option
  • Weekly, monthly and annual season tickets are valid on late night services, so season ticket holders will be able to use the late night services at no extra charge

Enjoy a host of Christmas festivities this season all easily accessible by train! Check out our Christmas events guide for the best family events!