General Information

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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

By Rail
Naas/Sallins is the closest railway station to Punchestown Racecourse.
Contact Iarnrod Eireann for further rail details and timetables:
Ph No: +353 1 8366222

Shuttle Bus from Sallins-Naas Train Station to Punchestown

Please note return buses will only operate if passengers have used the incoming service. If 4 or less passengers use the incoming service a car will operate for the return journey. Alternatively visitors can book their own taxi by calling 045 879664.

Saturday 2nd November

  • Sallins-Naas Train Station to Punchestown: Departs Station 11.00 (the bus will be waiting 15 minutes before departure time)
  • Punchestown to Sallins-Naas Train Station: Departs Punchestown 19.30 (the bus will be waiting 15 minutes before departure time)

 Sunday 3nd November

  • Sallins-Naas Train Station to Punchestown: Departs Station: 11.00 (the bus will be waiting 15 minutes before departure time)
  • Punchestown – Sallins Naas Train Station: Departs Punchestown 17.15 (the bus will be waiting 15 minutes before departure time)

Price per journey: €5 each way

If you show your train/taxi receipt you will be allowed adult entry to the event for €10.

By Ferry
Dublin City Port – 40mins
Dun Laoghaire – 45mins
Rosslare Harbour – 2hrs
Larne, Belfast – 3hrs

By Taxi
Taxis can drop and collect fares directly at the main entrance.
To book a taxi call 045 879664.

A cafe area with a range of concession units will cater for all tastes. The cafe will be open throughout the event for both vistors and exhibitors.

Car parking at Equus Live is FREE.

Disabled Access
Equus Live and the Punchestown Event Centre is well equipped with facilities to ensure that all our disabled visitors find the exhibition centre easy and accessible. Designated parking is available and disabled toilets are situated around the site. Blind and visually impaired visitors are welcome to bring their Guide dogs on site. A disabled area will be available in the grandstand.


Will I have to pay for the Demo’s and Master Classes?

The demonstrations and Master Classes are free to all visitors on payment of the appropriate entry free

Grandstand Seating: The grandstand seating is free seating and offered on a first come first served basis.

Disabled Viewing: There is a disabled viewing area in the Grandstand. All disabled visitors helpers will be admitted to the event Free of Charge.

There will be an ATM onsite over the two days.
Only guide dogs are allowed in the Event Centre.
The are ample toilet facilities in the Event Centre. Disabled and baby changing facilities are available.
Lost Property
For property lost/found during the event please return to the information desk. Lost property will be held for one month after the event. Contact the organisers directly on