The Curragh in detail

Flights & getting there

The M7 from Dublin cuts through the middle of the Curragh (take exit 12 for the racecourse and Newbridge).

Bus Éireann ( runs between Dublin's Busáras bus station and Newbridge (€11, 1¼ hours, up to four per hour), continuing to Kildare town (€4.30, 25 minutes). Dublin Coach ( runs special buses from Dublin Airport and Dublin to the Curragh on race days; you must reserve 72 hours in advance online.

Trains link Newbridge with Dublin Heuston (€10.50, 35 minutes, up to four per hour) and Kildare town (€5.50, five minutes, up to four per hour).