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Getting to CIT


  • A regular bus service to the Bishopstown Campus operates from the city centre and other locations.
  • The No. 205 bus departs from Patrick Street and stops right outside the Institute gates.
  • The No. 208 also runs from Patrick Street to the Curraheen Road (five minutes walk from CIT).
  • The No 219, Southside orbital service, runs from Mahon via Douglas, Turners Cross, Ballyphehane, Togher and Wilton to the campus gates.
  • The No. 201, north side orbital service, runs from Mayfield via Ballyvolane, Blackpool, Farranree, Gurrananbraher and Knocknaheeny to the campus gates.
  • Specially organised regional buses depart from the Institute on Friday afternoons and return on Sunday evenings. Bus timetables are posted on notice boards at the Student Info Desk.
  • Student rate Bus Eireann tickets, commuter tickets and provincial tickets are available from the Students’ Union Office. An Irish Rail Student Card is necessary for availing of reduced rates on rail travel which are available from Sayit Travel and also specially appointed stands on campus. Contact the Students’ Union for details.

Bus Tickets

Student commuter tickets (weekly and monthly) for local/urban buses including the Cobh Rail service, as well as monthly return and single provincial bus tickets (which can be purchased Wednesday through to Friday) are available through the Students’ Union Office.

Travel Timetables

Local and national bus and rail timetables are available from the Student Info Desk and from the Students’ Union website, notice board and main office. For further information on bus timetables please refer to the Bus Eireann website – or chaplaincy and students’ union sections.