By Car

From Dublin Airport – 48kms (30 miles) M1, M50, N7, R410
From Dublin City – 35km (22miles) N7, R410
From Cork – 2hrs, 40 mins, N8, N7 R410
From Galway – 2hrs, 50mins M6, M4, M50, N7, R410
From Belfast – 2hrs, 20mins, M1, M50, N7, R410

Marathon Travel – City Centre to Punchestown

Marathon Coaches have been operating festival buses from Aston Quay in Dublin for over 10years. The service is direct from Dublin City centre and travel time in normal traffic is 1 hour. The return bus ticket can be purchased from €20 online up to 9am on each day of the races. Walk up fares are available on the day with a cost of €25 return. Buses return each evening from the pick up point at the races after the last race and depart when the buses are full.

For more information please see the Marathon Travel FAQ section on their webpage.

Shuttle Bus Service

There will be shuttle buses ran before racing from Poplar Square in Naas Town Centre and returning back to Naas after the last race. This is purely a walk-up service and can be purchased fo €5 per trip on the day.

There will also be a shuttle running from Sallins train station into Naas free of charge on each day of the festival.

Dublin Coach –
Dublin Airport/Red Cow

The Dublin Coach travels from Dublin airport via the Red Cow directly into Naas for just €5 single/€10 return.

By Taxi

Taxis can drop and collect fares directly at the main entrance. Taxi from Dublin city centre or international airport could cost from €50 – €80.

By Rail

Irish Rail operate a service from Dublin’s Heuston Station to Sallins (just outside Naas). During the festival there will be a shuttle bus service in operation which will transfer passengers to Poplar Square in Naas for free. From there the raceday bus will collect (from €5) or a taxi direct to the track should be around €10 – €15.

By Air

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Please check bus/coach and rail sections for transfer details.