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Getting There & Away

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

Bus Éireann (www.buseireann.ie) service 126 runs between Dublin's Busáras bus station and Newbridge (€11, 1¼ hours, hourly), continuing to Kildare town. Dublin Coach (http://dublincoach.ie) runs special buses from Dublin Airport and Dublin to the Curragh on race days.

Trains between Dublin Heuston station and Kildare stop in Newbridge (€15, 30 minutes, hourly).