Find the Best Route 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. Please note that the Ashtown Gate will be closed for the duration of the Bloom event.
Free shuttle buses: A number of courtesy shuttle buses will run from Park Gate Street to Bloom and back, from 8.30am to 7pm daily.
Luas: If you are planning to take the Luas, travel to the Heuston stop and then avail of the free shuttle bus from Parkgate Street.
Train: If you are planning to take the train, travel to Heuston Station and then avail of the free shuttle bus from Parkgate Street.
Dublin Bus: Routes 37, 38, 38A, 38B, 38D, 39, 39A, 70, 70D and 122 leave you to the Navan Rd, which is a 20-minute walk to the site. The 46a leaves you to the North Circular Road Gate which is a 30 minute walk to the site.
Chesterfield Avenue is the Pedestrian Entrance to Bloom. It takes approximately 25 minutes to walk from either Parkgate Street or Castleknock Gate to the Bloom event.
It’s possible to cycle right up to the Bloom event site, where cyclists can safely park and lock their bikes in our expanded cycle parks for Bloom 2022.
Parking is available at a daily rate of €5. There are two car parks available for those who wish to drive.
Red Car Park A: Serving city centre traffic from the Main Gate to the Phoenix Park (Parkgate Street) and the NCR Gate. Once you enter the Phoenix Park, follow the signs for the Red Car Park. AA Signage will also direct you to the Cabra Gate which will be the quickest gate to enter by for the Red Car Park.
Green Car Park B: This is our largest car park with extra entrances added for Bloom 2022 – Serving both city centre / NCR traffic, north city & M50 traffic from the Castleknock Gate and White’s Gate. Once you enter the Phoenix Park, follow the signs for the Green Car park.
Disabilities and Special Needs:
Disabled car parking is available beside the entrance of each car park. Disability parking stickers must be displayed in a visible position to ensure stewards on site can direct visitors to the dedicated parking areas.