How to Get to Bord Bia Bloom
Bloom takes place in the Visitor Centre of the Phoenix Park, Dublin which is situated on the main Chesterfield Avenue road running from the Main Gate at Parkgate Street to the Castleknock Gate. We have opened and manned more gates into the Phoenix Park for Bloom 2023.
Bloom is located in the Centre of The Phoenix Park and is easily accessible on foot. It would take approx. 30 minutes to walk from Parkgate Street Gate to Front Entrance (Chesterfield Avenue) and approx. 5 minutes from The Ashtown or Cabra Gates to the Rear Entrance (North Road).
It’s possible to cycle right up to the Bloom entrances where cyclists can safely park and lock their bikes in our expanded cycle parks for Bloom 2023.
A free Shuttle Bus Service operates from Parkgate St to Bloom and back from 7.15am to 7:00pm daily. We have increased the number of free shuttles each day and have a new dedicated route for our Shuttles to get you to Bloom faster in 2023. If you are travelling by train we would advise visitors to leave 90 minutes from leaving Bloom to your train departure time. Please note we will welcome visitors into the festival from 9:00am onwards.
Travel to the Heuston stop then avail of the free shuttle bus from Parkgate Street to Bloom.
Broombridge Train Station and Luas Stop is a 30 minute walk to Bloom.
You can take a public bus to the show via routes 37, 38, 38A, 38B, 38D, 39, 39A, 70, 70D and 122 which stop on the Navan Road, and walk approx. 15-minute to the show (rear entrance). The 46a stops on the North Circular Road Gate which is a 30-minute walk to the show. Private Coaches can park in The Phoenix Park at the Papal Cross Car Park.
Traffic from the city centre can use Cabra Gate via Blackhorse Ave, the Main Gate to the Phoenix Park (Parkgate Street) and the NCR Gate. Traffic from north city & M50 traffic the Castleknock Gate, Ashtown Gate, Knockmaroon Gate and Chapelizod Gate (From N4 viaNorth Circular) are all available.
Once you enter the Phoenix Park, follow the signs for the nearest Car Park.
Parking information for Bord Bia Bloom 2024 is coming soon.
Car parking for people with disabilities is available beside the entrance of each car park. Please ensure your Blue Badge is displayed in a visible position to ensure stewards on site can direct visitors to the dedicated parking areas.