Located just off the M6 motorway, Galway Racecourse is easily accessible from Dublin, Cork, Limerick or any other location around Ireland. It is located 40 minutes from Shannon Airport, 1 hour from Knock Airport, 2 hours from Dublin Airport and 2.5 hours from Cork Airport.


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From Dublin & East

Follow R148 and N4 to M4 in South Dublin. Follow M4 and M6 to Bothar na dTreabh/N6 in Galway. Continue on Bothar na dTreabh/N6 to your destination

Directions from Dublin


From Limerick

Take R445 to N18 in Clare. Take M18 to N66 in Galway. Follow N18 and R446 to your destination in Galway.

Directions from Limerick


From Cork

Take N20, N18, M18 and N18 to R339 in Galway. Take Ballybrit Cres to your destination.

Directions from Cork


From The North

Get on A12 from A1 and Grosvenor Rd/B38. Take M1 to A1 in Lisburn. Take the A1 exit from M1. Continue to N1. Take M1, M4 and M6 to Bothar na dTreabh/N6 in Galway. Continue on Bothar na dTreabh/N6 to your destination.

Directions from the North


Traffic Plan

Traffic Map


Races Shuttle Bus

 Shuttle Bus from Eyre Square to Race Course for Galway Races Summer Festival 2022 Buses will depart outside The Skeff Bar in Eyre Square. Return services starts before 2nd last race and after the races

Bus Departure Times:

Monday 3.00pm
Tuesday 3.00pm
Wednesday 3.00pm
Thursday 11.00am
Friday 3.00pm
Saturday 11.00am
Sunday 11.00am


Adult Single €6
Adult Return €10
Child Single €3
Child Return €5



Pre-registration is essential for helicopter landings at Galway Races. Please contact Galway Racecourse for landing requirements.

Book your Helicopter flight now for the Galway Races 2022

Contact: Executive Helicopters

Per Person €150 one way €250 return

Per Person – Galway city Docks – Central City Centre Location

For group rates (over 10 persons) contact 090 9749764

Reserve a Table

Dine in style. Enjoy the ultimate race day experience by booking one of our hospitality packages offering exquisite food, drinks and panoramic views of the track.

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