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PICS: The Most Expensive DART And Luas Stops To Live Beside Have Been Revealed

By Darragh Berry

March 25, 2019 at 8:21am



A report has indicated rents for properties close to DART stations and Luas stops rose by 3% to an average of €1,770 per month in the first three months of last year.

This means that renters living close to Dublin’s light rail network are now paying a premium of €3,360 per year (17%) compared to the average rent for Dublin.

Commuters living on the Dublin coastline pay on average the most, with rents close to the Sandymount DART averaging at €2,282 per month.

Those living close to the Sandymount DART (the most expensive station to live by) pay on average double (€2,282) than those living by the Cheeverstown Luas (€1,056) which has the least expensive rents on these new maps.

Rents near DART stations are among the most expensive with Pearse (€2,226), Lansdowne Road (€2,175) and Dalkey (€2,205) among the five most expensive stations to live by.

Homes close to Spencer Dock on the red Luas line have the highest average rents (€2,260), while those living near the Charlemont stop (€2,091) pay most on the Luas green line.

As well as this, the report also looks at what the average rent is like for each stop on the new Luas Cross-city green line.

Properties close to the new Dominick stop came out on top, with average monthly rents of €1,894.

Commenting on the data; Martin Clancy from said: “Commuters living close to Dublin’s DART stations are now paying €1,810 on average each month – in contrast, the average rent by a red Luas stop is now €1,652 while it costs €1,797 for those close to the green Luas line.

Dart And Luas

Most expensive (All Stops & Stations)

  • Sandymount – €2,282
  • Spencer Dock – €2,260
  • Pearse – €2,226
  • Dalkey – €2,205
  • Lansdowne Road – €2,175

Most expensive (LUAS Green Line)

  • Charlemont – €2,091
  • Central Park – €2,031
  • St. Stephen’s Green – €2,010
  • Milltown – €2,008
  • Cowper – €2,007
Luas Green 1
Luas Green 2
Luas Green 3

Most expensive (LUAS Red Line)

  • Spencer Dock – €2,260
  • Mayor Sq – NCI – €2,094
  • Jervis – €2,052
  • George’s Dock – €2,035
  • Four Courts – €1,966
Luas Red 1
Luas Red 2

Most expensive (DART)

  • Sandymount – €2,282
  • Pearse – €2,226
  • Dalkey – €2,205
  • Lansdowne Road  – €2,175
  • Grand Canal Dock – €2,145
Dart North

You can find the full report here along with a map of all the stations. You can also see how the prices compare to before Christmas 2017 here.

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