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How to Get Here

By Bus - How to get here


The Curragh offer a FREE shuttle bus from Newbridge and Kildare train Stations for all fixtures in 2022

The buses will commence with the arrival before the first race and finish an hour after the last meeting, or two hours for the larger festivals.

Buses will leave every 35 minutes (depending on traffic). The shuttle buses will drop off /pick up at the North Carparks at the Curragh Racecourse.

NEWBRIDGE SERVICE: Train station - Riverbank Theatre (*new stop*) - Racecourse (North car park)
KILDARE SERVICE: Train station - The Square (by bus stop) - Racecourse (North car park)

This initiative is sponsored by Manguard Plus. 


Expressway bus service from Dublin to The Curragh Racecourse
Expressway have introduced a new direct bus return service from Dublin to The Curragh on race days – Busaras, Temple Bar (Wellington Quay), Heuston Station, Red Cow (Luas). To reserve your place see  Return €25, under 16s €18, Single €15. 

By Car - How to get here

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 which will be signposted on approach roads. We encourage those requiring accessible parking to contact the racecourse in advance on 045-441205.

Parking is free at The Curragh. Public car parking is available in the Orange and Green car parks.

Accessible carparking spaces are also available in the Blue Car Park . We encourage those requiring accessible parking to contact the racecourse in advance on 045-441205.

By Rail - How to get here

Mainline trains from Heuston Station (Dublin), Waterford, Cork, Limerick and Galway to Kildare Town. 

Please call Iarnród Éireann before travelling at: +353 1 836 6222

Our Shuttle Bus Service will be available throughout the season at weekends. This will be a 50 seater bus and will be wheelchair accessible.
Newbridge Train Stops - Newbridge Train Station - Riverbank Theatre - The Curragh Racecourse
Kildare Train Stops - Kildare Train Station - The Square Kildare - The Curragh Racecourse

*Last bus departs The Curragh Racecourse at 6.30pm*

*Shuttle Buses depart the Train Stations every 35 minutes, traffic depending