The City North Hotel is located at Junction 7 on the M1 motorway, close to Balbriggan and Gormanstown on the Dublin/Meath Border. Parking is free.

Map showing route to City North

From Dublin and the South/West

Head for the M1 towards Belfast. Turn off at junction 7 (signposted for Gormanston/Laytown/Drogheda), and you'll find the City North Hotel at the top of the exit ramp.

From the west or south, take the M50 north, and merge onto the M1, then follow the directions above.

Approx journey times:

  • From Dublin City Centre: 30-35 mins
  • From M50/M1 junction: 17 mins
  • From M3/M50 junction: 24 mins
  • From M7/M50 junction: 29 mins
  • From M11/M50 junction: 45 mins

From the North

Follow the M1 (the A1 in Northern Ireland) south to junction 7. Turn right at the top of the exit ramp, and the hotel is in front of you.

Approx journey times:

  • From Drogheda: 15 mins
  • From Dundalk: 30 mins
  • From Newry: 45 mins
  • From Belfast: 1 hr 20 mins

By Public Transport

Matthews Coaches route 910 runs hourly from Cumberland Street North (off Parnell Street) in Dublin to City North Hotel. This runs every hour on Saturday and Sunday. Please click here to see timetable details on their website.

If travelling by train, Gormanstown is the closest station, approximately 4km from the hotel. A taxi will cost €10 - €15.

From Dublin Airport

Driving from Dublin Airport takes approx 15 mins via the M1 motorway.