Can you please let me know how you got there? Staying in Dublin and hoping not to need a car. Thanks!
Travelling from the M7 take Exit 13 in the direction of Nurney on the R415 as far as Newtown Cross. Turn left and continue to the T-Junction. Turn right at the T-Junction for the Visitors car park, drive a short distance and then turn left. The car park entrance is 200m on the left. Distance from Exit 13 to car park – 1.3 miles.
There is a Direct Rail Service to Kildare from Dublin, Limerick, Waterford, Westport and Cork (via Portlaoise). Visit irish rail web page to view timetables. A shuttle bus operates from the Kildare Train Station to Kildare Town, Kildare Village Outlet Shopping and the Irish National Stud. This Shuttle Bus is operated by Kildare Village Retail Outlet (please click here to view timetable)
Bus Eireann route 126 departs beside Dublin Connolly LUAS stop at 09.30 to arrive at the Stud at 10.50
Return bus departs the Stud at 15.45 to arrive in Dublin City at 17.20
Bus Eireann route 126 departs beside Dublin Connolly LUAS stop at 09.30 and 13.30
Return bus departs the Stud at 11.20 and 15.50
Sundays and Public Holidays
Bus Eireann route 126 departs beside Dublin Connolly LUAS stop at 10.00 and 12.00
Return bus departs the Stud at 15.05 and 17.35
Alternatively Bus Eireann operate the route 126 frequently to Kildare town, which is only a short 10 minute walk away. Departure times for this option can be found on the Bus Eireann timetable link below:
(Sorry wont allow to add bus time table but google it and you get the times)
OPENING TIMES / ADMISSION
IRISH NATIONAL STUD & GARDENS TULLY KILDARE COUNTY KILDARE IRELAND R51 DD56
TOURISM: TEL: +353 (0) 45 521 617
STUD OFFICE: TEL: +353 (0) 45 521 251
I hope this helps
We rented a car, & my husband drove. Very good roads there. I bet you can hire a driver though. Check with your hotel.
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