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Getting To Trinity By Bike

If you would like to cycle but don't want to buy a bike, check out our Bike Share page here. For details of where to park on campus, see here.

Trinity regards cycling as an important tool in achieving its strategic aim of demonstrating institutional leadership by being a sustainable campus. 

Cycling is environmentally friendly, quick, cost-effective, healthy and flexible.  Trinity would like to see improved cycling infrastructure in Dublin City between its main campuses and the residences it provides for students and staff.  Both Trinity and Dublin would benefit.

Cycling to Trinity from Trinity Hall

We recommend two routes from Trinity Hall. The first focuses on perceived safety, the second on getting to College quickly.

Route 1: Focused on perceived safety. Click on the image to see the route in detail.

Route 2: Focused on getting to College quickly. Click on the image to see the route in detail.

Planning Your Route

The National Transport Authority have a cycle planner that allows you to plan your cycle trips in Dublin. You can choose the beginner/advanced route and you can also opt to avoid hills! The Cycle Planner will tell you how many squares of chocolate you’ve burned by taking this trip.




Cycling Times: Island Campus

Below are estimated cycling times to Trinity. Click here or on any of the maps for a zoomable version.

Trinity Hall

St James's Hospital

Tallaght Hospital

Fitzwilliam Cycle Route Public Consultation

Trinity made this submission to Dublin City Council about the proposed Fitzwilliam Cycle Route that we believe would increase the actual and perceived safety of cycling in particular between Trinity Hall and Trinity's Island Campus.

Safe Cycling

The Fashion Society would most definitely not approve of the outfits in these videos but to high viz/helmet or not is a whole other debate. Some great information on how to keep yourself safe on the road. Might surprise you.

Some good information on cyclists and drivers sharing the road here.



In 2011, Trinity installed approximately 40 additional Sheffield Hoops under the viaduct at the Sports Centre. We are working with Dublin City Council and the National Transport Authority on an on-going basis to obtain more.

Bike to Work Scheme

Human resources open the Bike to Work scheme for applications in January with vouchers issued in March. To find out more click here.

Cycling and Heavy Goods Vehicles

Big trucks and little bikes don’t always mix.  Check out this video by the Road Safety Authority about how to keep yourself safe on your bike. 

This leaflet by Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council also has some useful information in it.