How to get to Croke Park from Mayo and Tyrone for the 2021 All-Ireland final

By Emma Nevin

A total of 41,150 lucky Mayo and Tyrone supporters will be heading to Croker on Saturday to watch this year's All-Ireland final.

It's a bit of a trek to the capital for each of these counties, so here's all the information you need to make your journey to Dublin go as smooth as possible.

Parking near Croke Park

For the Mayo and Tyrone supporters deciding to drive themselves down to Dublin, the following car park's will be open on match day.

The O'Connell's School's supervised car park on the North Circular Road will be open on match day.

It has space for 300 cars and will be open for two hours before the match starts and will close one hour after it finishes.

It will cost a tenner for fans to park their cars there on Saturday.

Q-Park at The Spire car park on Marlborough Street will also be available for parking.

It's a twenty minute walk from the stadium and by booking online you can get a 24 hour parking ticket for €8.

Parking for 9 hours will cost €6 on match day.

Travelling from Mayo

If you're travelling from the west and want to have a few drinks before and after the match, there are public transport options to get you safely to Croker.

There are no direct buses from Mayo to Dublin, so the easiest option is to hop on a train to Heuston. The trains leave Westport and travel through Castlebar, Manulla Junction, Claremorris and Ballyhaunis.

There are three trains departing from Westport on Saturday that will get Mayo GAA Fans into Dublin with plenty of time to spare before the 5pm throw in time.

The first train leaves Westport at 7:15am, arriving in Dublin Heuston at 10:27am.

The next train departs at 9:45am and gets into the capital at 13:04pm.

The 11:30am Westport train arrives into Dublin Heuston at 2:40pm.

Travelling from Tyrone

Both Bus Eireann and John McGinley coaches will be running bus services from Aughnacloy, Tyrone to Dublin on match day.

Bus Eireann have two early morning services leaving Tyrone on Saturday, one at 6:55am and one at 8:45am.

John McGinley coaches have to services, departing at 9:40am and 9:45am.

Two further Bus Eireann services will leave before lunch time, one at 10:45am and one at 12:45am.

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