We recommend that you take the Airport Hopper service from Dublin airport. They run a regular service from Dublin Airport to Maynooth Town. The student fare is currently €10 single / €16 return (return is valid for 30 days). You can get off the bus at the last stop which is opposite the Glenroyal Hotel.
Maynooth University South campus is a 15 minute walk from this stop; the North Campus is a 20-minute walk from this stop. Please see map here: Airport Hopper to Residence Reception and the Airport Hopper website for timetable information.
Student assistants will be available at this stop from 9am - 9pm on Monday, 17th of September and Tuesday, 18th of September 2018 to direct you to your accommodation. If you have a lot of luggage, they can help arrange for a local taxi company to collect you and bring you to campus (approximate cost €6).
Alternatively you can take a taxi from Dublin airport to Maynooth. You can pick up a taxi at the taxi rank at Dublin Airport. The approximate cost is €60 one way.
Directions to campus from Airport Hopper
Erasmus/Study Abroad/Visiting Students: Please ensure you have arrived in time for Orientation which takes place on Wednesday 19th - Friday 21st September 2018. Orientation is mandatory for all new students.
Orientation Schedule for Erasmus, Study Abroad and Visiting Students September 2018
Full Degree Postgraduate Students: Orientation will take place on Thursday 20th September in the Iontas Lecture Theatre, Iontas Building, North Campus.
Full Postgraduate Orientation Schedule to be updated here shortly.
Full Degree Undergraduate Students:
Welcome Week and Subject Choices Schedule September 2018
(This schedule is for new undergraduate students only - students need to identify their group based on the programme they are following)
Welcome Reception for all international students - Wednesday, 19th September 2018. Location: Pugin Hall, South Campus 4.30pm-6.30pm
Erasmus and US Study Abroad students visiting Maynooth University for the September 2018 semester will receive a username and password with instructions on how to pre-register online.
This email will be sent from the Records Office to you at the end of August prior to your arrival at Maynooth University so students are advised to please check your email regularly.
Visiting students can upload a suitable photo online for use on your Maynooth University student ID card.
Visiting students will need to present themselves at the Records Office on the following dates for Registration and Document Verification: Friday, 28th September 2018 (Study Abroad students only), Monday 1st October 2018 (Erasmus Semester 1 students only) and Tuesday, 2nd October 2018 (Erasmus Full Year students only). You will be notified by the Records office of your time slot and confirmation of what documentation to bring with you.
The required documents are as follows: Passport or Birth Certificate.
Once this is completed you will receive your Maynooth University student ID card. Students who fail to register in person during the given time-slots may incur a late registration fee.
On-Campus Accommodation check in date: From Sunday, September 16th 2018
For any incoming students who book on campus accommodation, please visit the Accommodation Office website here for all the check-in information you need.