The Luas stop in Kilmacud is a 9-minute walk from The Beacon Hotel in Sandyford, South Dublin. If you wish to get on a Luas stop at Stephen's Green in Dublin city, there are approximately 10 stops en route to Kilmacud. The Luas is a very timely service, you will never be waiting a long time for the next Luas to arrive. When you purchase a single journey ticket, prices vary depending on how many zones you pass through. Stephen's Green in South Dublin is two zones away from the Kilmacud Luas stop nearest to The Beacon Hotel.
If you are travelling from Dublin city or any of the stops en route on a regular basis, you should avail of a Leapcard for cheaper journeys. For the Leapcard, you must tap on when you board the Luas and tap off when you get off to ensure you are charged correctly, if you fail to do so you will be charged two fares, one for each line. Check out Luas fares here.
The Luas really does make the Beacon very accessible as it is a very regular service with no major traffic to contend with.
Green Line from St Stephen’s Green to Brides Glen is:
Monday to Friday: 5.30 am - 00.30 am
Saturday: 6.30am - 00.30 am
Sunday: 7.00am - 11.30 pm
Bank Holidays: 7.00 am - 11.30 pm
Green Line the last tram from Brides Glen to St Stephen’s Green is:
Monday to Friday: Midnight
Sunday: 11 pm
Bank Holidays: 11 pm
For peak travel times, the Luas operates every 4 -5 minutes, off-peak trams operate every 10 - 15 minutes
Monday - Friday: morning (7 am-9 am) and evening (4 pm - 7 pm)
Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays: 11 am - 8 pm
Ticket Vending Machines:
Takes coins, notes, debit and credit cards and it does give change by coin only
You cannot buy annual tickets or tax saver tickets through the ticket vending machines
You must have a valid ticket at all times onboard the tram, there are ticket inspectors on board regularly
Important safety tips
Cross the Luas tracks using a pedestrian crossing
Always listen for horns and warning bells from approaching trams (headphones, earphones and mobile phones could distract you)
Take your time crossing
Be careful in wet & icy weather when crossing tram tracks
Please allow passengers to get off the tram before you get onto it
You can contact Luas customer care on 1850 300 604 for any further queries relating to the Luas or email email@example.com.