Travel Guide

Getting to Leopardstown Racecourse


By Car

Via the M50 — South Bound

Located just six miles south of Dublin City Centre, Leopardstown is very accessible by car, easily accessed from the M50 - Exit 15. Parking is free so early arrival is advised on race days to ensure you get a spot. For more information visit

From City Centre

Take the N11 (Stillorgan Dual Carriageway) heading towards the Southeast, past Stillorgan (right). At traffic lights turn right onto Leopardstown Road R113 signposted Leopardstown. Continue straight and Leopardstown’s entrance is on the left just before the traffic lights in front of the Roundabout.

Luas from City Centre

The LUAS offers a regular service from St. Stephen’s Green to Sandyford that takes about 20 minutes. The racecourse is only a short walk from the Sandyford station and we also provide a complimentary shuttle bus service on race days.



Getting to the Curragh Racecourse

By Car

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.
Visit the AA Roadwatch website for more travel information.

By Bus

Dublin Coach provides a service to the Curragh races from Dublin Airport and Dublin City Centre via the Red Cow Luas with stops in Naas and Newbridge. Race Day service is also available from Limerick via Portlaoise. 

Dublin Coach Special to Curragh:

 11th September 2016  
 Burgh Quay  11.30am          
 Pick Up: Ballsbridge Inn, Ballsbridge 11.50am
  Clayton Hotel, Leopardstown 12.20pm
  Newlands Cross (Opposite The Maldron under Flyover)  12.40pm
 Return from Curragh  6.30pm

The cost for this is €10.

See Dublin Coach & Curragh Racecourse Schedule at


By Rail

Mainline trains from Heuston Station (Dublin), Waterford, Cork, Limerick and Galway to Kildare Town with complimentary Shuttle Bus to the racecourse.

Tickets cost from €13.20. 
Call Iarnród Éireann at: +353 (0) 1 836 6222.

By Air

Dublin Airport is about an hour’s drive from Leopardstown Racecourse and . There are regular bus services into the city centre from Dublin Airport.

Tel: 01 704 4222