Try shopping from 9am-12pm and 7pm-9pm for quieter times.

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE BEST SHOPPING DATES

The place is swarming, but it could be much worse.

Gimme another line like this one

Be there the split-second those shutters go up
with this handy list of opening times.

Shopping Centre Hours Open
Arnotts 08:00 - 21:00
Jervis 08:00 - 21:00
George's St Arcade 09:00 - 20:00
CHQ Xmas Market 11:00 - 16:00
Brown Thomas 09:00 - 22:00
Stephen's Green 08:00 - 21:00
Dundrum 08:00 - 23:00

Foil those pesky clampers by ensuring that there is a nice spacious, legit spot waiting for you before you head in.

Overall Car Park
Availability

Northside Car Park
Availability

Southside Car Park
Availability

Northside Car Park Availability

Parnell Centre

415
85

Ilac Shopping Centre

1000

Jervis Shopping Centre

592
418

Arnotts

350

Clerys

332
280

Irish Life Centre

349

Southside Car Park Availability

Thomas St.

231

Christ Church

44
168

Setanta Place

66
159

Dawson St.

249
121

Trinity

226
147

Stephen's Green

1127

Drury St

336
129

Brown Thomas

329
51

Legend:

Available car park spaces
Occupied car park spaces

The average free-flow journey times for the M50 are 23 minutes Southbound, and 24 minutes Northbound.

If you are planning on nipping into town using the good old M50, the current journey times are:

Northbound

24

MINS

Southbound

24

MINS

Pretend that you are the Overlord Of The Highways by taking a gander at all the roads leading into Dublin. This is more entertaining than most reality TV shows.

M1 / Balbriggan

M50 / Ballinteer

M50 / Edmondstown

M50 / Firhouse

View all traffic cams

M50 / Tallaght

M50 / Greenhills Park

M50 / Ballymount

M50 / Red Cow

M50 / Red Cow Slip

Naas road / Newlands cross

M50 / Lucan

M50 / Blanchardstown Roundabout

M50 / South of Finglas Roundabout

M50 / Ballymun

M50 / Coolock Lane / Port Tunnel

M1 / M50

N32 / Malahide Rd

M1 / Airport

M1 / Drynam

M1 / Malahide Estuary

M1 / Lissenhall

Dame St from Civic Offices

John's Road / SCR

John's Road West

Pearse Street

Samuel Beckett Bridge

Sir John Rogersons Quay

Harolds Cross Bridge

Longmile Rd

N11 / Fosters

N11 / MtMerrion

N11 / TreesRd

N11 / Kilmacud Rd

N11 at Newtownpark Ave

N11 / Kill Lane

N11 / Clonkeen

N11 / Johnstown

N11 / Wyattville

Cabra Rd

The Quays from Liberty Hall

North Quays from Civic Offices

O'Connell Bridge

North Wall Quay

Dublin Port Tunnel Toll Plaza

Guild Street / Mayor Street

Guild Street / Seville Place

Drumcondra Road

North Strand Rd

Constitution Hill

Keep an eye on all the latest updates so you don’t end up getting stuck waiting at your stop for ages engaging in awkward small talk with a complete randomer.

Out fox all those lazy drivers by cycling in. The downside is it might be a bit harder to get all your swag home.

Find availability for all stations

Bikes availability per station

Avondale Road

7
33

Barrow Street

4
24

Benson Street

2
38

Blackhall Place

18
12

Blessington Street

14
6

Bolton Street

20

Brookfield Road

21
9

Buckingham Street Lower

13
16

Cathal Brugha Street

20

Charlemont Street

27
13

Charleville Road

10
30

Christchurch Place

20

City Quay

30

Clonmel Street

33

Collins Barracks Museum

16
22

Convention Centre

3
37

Custom House

29
1

Custom House Quay

19
11

Dame Street

10
6

Denmark Street Great

1
19

Deverell Place

19
11

Earlsfort Terrace

30

Eccles Street

6
14

Eccles Street East

2
25

Emmet Road

30
10

Exchequer Street

12
12

Excise Walk

12
28

Fenian Street

20
15

Fitzwilliam Square East

4
36

Fitzwilliam Square West

1
29

Fownes Street Upper

30

Francis Street

25
5

Frederick Street South

4
36

George's Lane

16
24

Georges Quay

18
2

Golden Lane

5
15

Grand Canal Dock

4
36

Grangegorman Lower (Central)

8
32

Grangegorman Lower (North)

10
26

Grangegorman Lower (South)

2
38

Grantham Street

15
15

Grattan Street

3
20

Greek Street

4
16

Guild Street

21
19

Hanover Quay

40

Harcourt Terrace

20

Hardwicke Place

10
15

Hardwicke Street

1
15

Hatch Street

36

Herbert Place

11
19

Herbert Street

40

Heuston Bridge (North)

39
1

Heuston Bridge (South)

25

Heuston Station (Car Park)

12
28

Heuston Station (Central)

40

High Street

29

James Street

8
32

Jervis Street

20
1

John Street West

19
12

Kevin Street

13
27

Killarney Street

29
1

Kilmainham Gaol

11
29

Kilmainham Lane

5
25

King Street North

7
23

Leinster Street South

8
22

Lime Street

2
38

Market Street South

20
18

Mater Hospital

14
26

Merrion Square East

8
22

Merrion Square South

15
25

Merrion Square West

13
7

Molesworth Street

20

Mount Brown

5
17

Mount Street Lower

3
37

Mountjoy Square East

16
24

Mountjoy Square West

12
18

New Central Bank

4
36

Newman House

14
26

North Circular Road

30

North Circular Road (O'Connell's)

10
20

Oliver Bond Street

8
22

Ormond Quay Upper

12
17

Parkgate Street

37
1

Parnell Square North

20

Parnell Street

7
13

Pearse Street

15
15

Phibsborough Road

5
35

Portobello Harbour

14
16

Portobello Road

10
20

Princes Street / O'Connell Street

20
3

Rathdown Road

16
24

Rothe Abbey

7
28

Royal Hospital

28
12

Sandwith Street

11
29

Sir Patrick's Dun

7
33

Smithfield

20
9

Smithfield North

7
23

South Dock Road

21
9

St James Hospital (Luas)

2
38

St. James Hospital (Central)

40

St. Stephen's Green East

14
26

St. Stephen's Green South

5
25

Strand Street Great

15
5

Talbot Street

18
22

The Point

34
6

Townsend Street

9
11

Upper Sherrard Street

23
7

Western Way

6
34

Wilton Terrace

3
17

Wilton Terrace (Park)

4
36

Wolfe Tone Street

10
19

York Street East

5
27

York Street West

11
29

Legend:

Available Dublin Bikes
Available bike stands

Like everyone else, bikes love to get locked at Christmas.
Fasten yours to one of these official bike stands.

The data used in this project is all Open Data, which is available online in multiple formats. In the Company of Huskies would like to thank Dublin City Council, Dublin City BID, Dublinked.ie and Transport Infrastructure Ireland for providing all of this data and for releasing it as Open Data.

Dublin Historic Footfall – from Dublin City BID, via the datasets on dublinked.ie
Car Park Availability – from Dublin City Council, via their datasets on dublinked.ie.
M50 Journey times – From Transport Infrastructure Ireland, via their datasets on data.gov.ie.
Traffic Cams – from Dublin City Council.
Dublin Bikes Availability – from Dublin City Council, via their datasets on dublinked.ie.