The Gate Theatre is located in the heart of Dublin city at the top of O’Connell Street. It is accessible by all forms of transport.
Dublin Bus: Take any route which stops near Parnell Square.
Expressway/Intercity: The Gate Theatre is a twenty minute walk from Busáras, Bus Éireann’s main station, at Store Street, Dublin 1. You can also take the Red Luas Line from Busáras and alight at Abbey Street, which is a ten minute walk from the theatre.
Dart: the nearest stations are Tara Street and Connolly Station.
Train: From Heuston Station, take the Red Luas Line and alight at O’Connell Street or Parnell Square.
From Connolly Station, take the Red Luas Line and alight at Abbey Street; the Gate Theatre is a ten minute walk from here.
Luas: The Gate is a short walk from stops at O’Connell Street Upper and Parnell on the Green Line, and from Abbey Street on the Red Line.
By Dublin Bike
The closest docking stations are Cathal Brugha Street, off O’Connell Street, and Parnell Street North.
Car Parking is available at three locations:
• In the Rotunda car park adjacent to the theatre. The entrance to the car park is on Parnell Square West, just beside the main hospital entrance. Please note that the intercom must be pressed in order to access the car park. We regret that it is not possible to reserve or pre-book spaces in advance and parking is strictly subject to availability. The car park will be open from 5pm to 11pm, and a fee of €8 is paid at the automatic barrier upon exit using either cash or contactless card. If you wish to pay by cash, please note that exact change will be required – €2, €1 and 50c coins only.
• Limited on-street parking is available on Parnell Square West and Parnell Square North.
• At the Spire Q-Park, which can be accessed from Cathal Brugha St. Gate patrons can currently avail of a 25% discount on their parking when they pre-book via the Q-Park website using the code GATE25. In addition, Q-Park offers a special discounted rate of €8.99 if your car is parked between 6pm and 2am. The GATE25 code can also be used against this rate when pre-booked.