Gowran Park offers a complimentary bus from the gates of Kilkenny Castle to every race meeting in Gowran Park. The bus departs one hour before the first race and return approximately 30 minutes after the last race on the card.
Gowran Park is 13km east of Kilkenny, 130km south of Dublin and 48km north of Waterford.
Coming from Dublin: Take the M9 South , exit at Junction 7 signposted Paulstown, follow the signs for Gowran. On entering the village of Gowran, drive straight through for approx 2km, the entrance to Gowran Park is on your left.
Coming from Kilkenny: The racecourse is 8 miles from Kilkenny City. Take the N10 for 10km and branch right onto the R702 (signposted Gowran). On entering the village, turn right, following Thomastown/Waterford road, and drive straight for approx 1km, the entrance to Gowran Park is on your left.
Coming from Waterford: Take the M9 North, exit at Junction 7 signposted Paulstown
Follow signs to Gowran. On entering the village of Gowran, drive straight through for approx 2km, the entrance to Gowran Park is on your left.
There is a regular train service to Kilkenny Station and Thomastown Station from Waterford and Dublin. Taxis are available from both stations. For more timetable see Dublin – Waterford Route
Dublin Airport is a 90 minute drive from Gowran Park, while Cork Airport is 2 hours away. Local airport, Waterford, is 54km away with daily flights from London Luton, Manchester, Birmingham and Lorient. For more information please go to Waterford Airports Website.
Rosslare Harbour is a 90 minute drive from Gowran Park.