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How to Get to the Curragh Racecourse

By Car

From Dublin take Exit 9 off the M50 onto the N7 southbound. Take Exit 12 off the M7. When you arrive, you’ll find plenty of free car parking. Regular racegoers can opt for annual preferred car parking at a nominal rate.  Visit the AA Roadwatch website for more travel information

By Taxis

Taxis can pick up and drop off at the main entrance.

By Bus

Dublin Coach provide a service to the races on all race days from Dublin Airport via the Red Cow Luas with stops in Naas and Newbridge and from Westmoreland Street in Dublin City Centre via Kildare Village and from Limerick and Portlaoise, See Dublin Coach 

By Rail

Mainline trains from Heuston Station (Dublin), Waterford, Cork, Limerick and Galway to Kildare Town with complimentary Shuttle Bus to the racecourse. Tickets cost from €13.20. Call Iarnród Éireann at: +353 1 836 6222

By Helicopter

executive-helicoptersExecutive Helicopters provide transfers from various airports, hotels and private locations to our helipad located at the racecourse.  Visit the Executive Helicopters website


How to Get the Derby Festival

Fancy leaving the car at home – well we have a fantastic admission & transport ticket just for you – at only €40 you can enjoy admission & return transport from Dublin by prebooking here.

Other great transport options will operate over the entire Derby Weekend so you can travel in comfort either by Dublin Coach or by Irish Rail. Check it out here