Mayo is a maritime county on the Atlantic seaboard. Passenger ferries run to the various islands off the Mayo coast - Inishghlora, Inishkea, Clare Island and Inishturk. The county has its own airport at Knock, and is also conveniently located for access to Galway Airport which operates daily flights to the Aran Islands. Bus Eireann and Iarnrod Eireann provide regular services to Mayo. Castlebar is 235km from Dublin, 307 km from Cork, 193 km from Shannon Airport and 339 km from Rosslare.
Bus Eireann provide services to County Mayo from Dublin, Sligo and Galway.
For further information on bus services telephone: + 353 1 8366111
The Dublin / Ballina line serves Co. Mayo with stations at Ballyhaunis, Claremorris, Manulla Junction, Foxford and Ballina. The Dublin / Westport line serves the stations at Ballyhaunis, Claremorris, Manulla Junction, Castlebar and Westport.
Iarnrod Eireann (+ 353 18366222)
Station Road, Ballina
Station Road, Castlebar
Station Road, Claremorris
Ireland is linked to Britain and Europe by a number of car-ferry routes. The main ports of entry are Cork (177mls / 284km from Castlebar), Dublin (150mls / 241km from Castlebar) and Rosslare (205 mls / 329km from Rosslare).
Ireland West Airport, Knock is a growing airport with a €30 million industrial zone development plan. www.irelandwestairport.com & Tel +353 949368100