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Hospital Group: Children's Hospital Group


There is no public car park at the CHI at Temple St, Children’s University Hospital. While there is limited on-street parking around the hospital we advise you not to bring a car if possible.  For details on parking in Dublin City, click here.

Visitors to CHI at Temple Street can park in Q-Park (also known as Cleary’s Cark Park), Marlborough Street , D1 (access via Cathal Bruagh Street) for up to 24 hours for €6 with tickets validated in the hospital. €1 from every ticket will be donated to CHI at Temple Street Children’s University Hospital. Please see q-park.ie/parking-with-q-park/our-parking-facilities/dublin/q-park-clerys

Alternative parking, within walking distance,  is available at Parnell Street, ILAC Centre, Arnotts, Jervis Centre car parks.

There is a collection point for children and visitors outside the main entrance of our hospital

On-street disabled parking spaces are available outside the hospital on CHI at Temple Street.

Visiting Hours

All non-essential outpatients appointments are postponed until further notice.

We are working to provide services in a different way where possible. This includes virtual clinics (telephone call) for some OPD appointments, these patients will be contacted by medical staff.

Visit the Temple Street website for up to date information on outpatient appointments, inpatient surgery and visiting arrangements.



Dublin Bus provides a frequent and accessible service from all over Dublin; our hospital is easily accessed by a number of bus routes. Dublin Bus, Bus Éireann and Matthews Coaches have a number of stops conveniently located near the hospital and many others that will get you to the city centre, which is within a 15 minute walk from the hospital.

Busáras, the main Bus Terminal in the city, is a 20 minute walk from the hospital. All provincial buses may be accessed from Busáras.

Train and tram

Irish Rail and Luas provide an excellent service to the hospital from various parts of Dublin. In many cases, parking is available at stations along the route. The Rail and Luas services will all bring you within easy walking distance of the hospital.

  • Drumcondra Station 10 min walk
  • Connolly Station 15-20 min walk
  • Heuston Station 40 min walk or
  • Luas or bus to city centre + walk or taxi.
  • Abbey Street Luas stop 10-15 min walk (Red Line – connects from Heuston Station)


Those wishing to cycle to the hospital may travel on various cycling lanes across the city. There are three Dublin bikes stations conveniently located nearby on Mountjoy Square, Hardwicke Street and at the top of Eccles Street.


The hospital is near the city centre, within a 10/15 minute walk to O’Connell Street, Busáras, Connolly Station, Drumcondra Station and the red Luas line on Abbey Street (which serves Heuston Station).

Smoke-free campus

All our hospitals are smoke-free campuses. Smoking is not allowed throughout the hospital and the hospital grounds. Supports available to give up smoking


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Page last reviewed: Nov. 29, 2023, 10:57 a.m.