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Frequently asked Questions

  • Where is Punchestown?

    Punchestown is situated 5 minutes outside of Naas Town.


    It can be easily accessed with all major road and rail services nearby.

  • Where can I buy tickets?

    Check out our race days here and book your tickets to avail of the pre-purchase discount.

  • How long do the races go on for?

    A typical race day takes place across 3.5/4hrs of live racing.


    Usually there are 7-8 races across the card with approximately a half hour between each race

  • What time should I arrive?

    It is advisable to arrive at least one hour before the advertised time of the first race.


    Turnstiles open approximately an hour and a half before the first race of each day

  • Is there Wi-Fi at the racecourse?

    Yes, WiFi is available throughout the racecourse.

  • Are there food facilities?

    We have public eating facilities at each race day in our Hay Café and Feedroom self-service restaurant.


    You can also book a table for the day in our trackside restaurant from as little as €89pp. Contact us on to enquire further.

  • Cashback & Contactless?

    There will be contactless payment available but we always advise to arrive prepared with some cash.


    Cashback facilities are available onsite at the main entrance building up until race 5.

  • What To Wear?

    Smart casual is advised but be sure to dress for the elements.


    It can be cold, wet & windy during the winter months but that’s nothing a good coat won’t fix!

  • How To Get Here?

    We are easily accessible for all modes of transport. Click here to view your options.

  • Where To Stay?

    From hotel rooms to all inclusive transfers and accommodation.


    Click here to view all our accommodation partners.

  • Wheelchair & Limited Mobility Access?

    Following consultation and customer feedback Punchestown are happy to issue complimentary access to one carer per person. We are a wheelchair friendly venue and we offer a limited mobility car park area for those vehicles with the appropriate vehicle badges.


    There are public cafes, restaurants and bars on ground level and all buildings have lifts to upper floors for restaurant and hospitality venues. Wheelchair toilets are available in all buildings and we have wheelchair viewing platforms at the parade ring and also on the main grandstand.

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