Traveling To & From Your Walking and Cycling Holidays in Ireland

FAQ

Travel info

FROM UK/USA/FRANCE/EUROPE

Please note that flights are not included as part of your tour package. You will need to organise your own flights.


 

    Flights to and from Ireland West Knock airport:

UK, Spain, Canary Islands, Netherlands, Portugal and Italy

  • With Ryanair: flight from and to Alicante, Bristol, East Midlands, Eindhoven, Faro, Girona Barcelona, Glasgow Prestwick,
    Gran Canaria, Kauras, Lanzarote, Liverpool, London Luton, London Stansted, Malaga, Milan Bergamo and Tenerife Sth. 
  • With AerLingus: flight from and to Birmingham, London All Airports and London/Gatwick

Click here for details on how to get to and from Ireland West Knock Airport.

 



    Flights to and from Shannon Airport:

USA, UK, Spain, Canary Islands, Germany, France, Poland and Portugal

  • With Ryanair: flight from and to Alicante, Berlin Schonefeld, Faro, Fuerteventura, Krakow, Lanzarote, Liverpool, London
    Gatwick, London Stansted, Malaga, Memmingen (Munich West), Nantes, Nice, Palma, Paris Beauvais, Tenerife Sth,
    Warsaw Modlin and Wroclaw.
  • With AerLingus: flight from and to USA, UK, Spain (Lanzarote and Malaga), France (Paris only) and Portugal (Faro only)
  • With British Airways

Click here for details on how to get to and from Shannon Airport.

 



    Flights to and from Cork Airport:

UK, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Poland, Italy, Germany, Netherlands, Lithuania, Portugal and Spain

  • With Ryanair: flight from and to Bordeaux, Carcassonne, Milan Bergamo, Vilius, Gdansk, Krakow, Warsaw Modlin,
    Wroclaw, Faro, Alicante, Fuerteventura, Girona Barcelona, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Malaga, Palma, Reus Barcelona,
    Tenerife Sth, East Midlands, Liverpool, London Gatwick and London Stansted.
  • With AerLingus: flight from and to France (Nice, Paris, Rennes), Belgium (Brussels only), Germany (Munich only),
    Netherlands (Amsterdam only), Portugal (Faro and Lisbon), Spain, Switzerland (Geneva only) and UK.

Click here for details on how to get to and from Cork Airport

 



    Flight to and from Dublin Airport:

Worldwide    www.dublinairport.com

There are 63 airlines departing from Dublin that service over 27 airports in the UK and England.




     Ferry Operators:
 


 

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GETTING TO/FROM TOURS

We know that often the most stressful part of a holiday can be the journey to and from your destination. As we are a tour company, we have extensive experience in getting people from one place to another in the most convenient and cost-effective way and we are here to help you to organise this part of your journey, whatever your point of arrival and departure in Ireland. These are just a few useful pieces of information to help you to start planning but please feel free to contact us for any assistance with your arrangements.

 

  • When you decide where you are arriving to in Ireland let us know and we will help to organise your transfers both to
    the start and from the finish of your tour. If you are not sure where you should arrive to contact us and we will help
    you make the decision.
  • Depending on the tour you choose and the start and finish point of the tour, your transfers may or may not be
    included but either way we can advise you.
  • There are two airports serving the west of Ireland – Shannon Airport and Knock Airport. Along with Dublin Airport
    they are the three main points of arrival for our overseas tour clients.
  • Details of transfers and start and finish points are included in the Details section and Itinerary of each individual tour.
    Regardless of where you are coming from and what type of transport you wish to use – bus, train, taxi, car hire – we
    will be able to provide you with the best options available.
  • Continue to read for more details on travelling to Ireland from overseas.


 



    FROM DUBLIN TO LEENANE STARTING POINT

 

  1. Option:

    Visit Irishrail for a train timetable from Dublin city centre to Westport. From Dublin airport you will need to take the Airlink bus to Heuston train station.

    Alternatively take a bus with Bus Eireann.

    From Westport, you will need to take a taxi to Leenane (we will organise this for you if required)
    - approximate cost of €50 - €60.

       Total journey time is approximately 5 - 6 hours.

  2. Option:

    You can take a train to Galway city with Irishrail from Dublin city centre or a bus with Bus Eireann. Directly from Dublin airport you can take a bus with Citylink or Gobus to Galway then take a Citylink bus to Maam Cross. Visit Citylink for a daily bus timetable from Galway city to Maam Cross (Galway – Letterfrack/Clifden bus line).

    For those tours which start and/or finish in Leenane a taxi from Maam to Leenane  will be organised and is included in your tour price.

       Total journey time is approximately 5 hours.

     

    Visit Citylink for details of a bus route direct from Dublin airport to Galway city.



    FROM DUBLIN TO WESTPORT STARTING POINT

 

Visit Irishrail for a daily train timetable from Dublin to Westport. From Dublin airport you will need to take the Airlink bus to Heuston train station.

Alternatively visit Bus Eireann for a bus timetable.

   Journey time is approximately 4 - 5 hours.




    FROM DUBLIN TO CLIFDEN STARTING POINT

 

You can take a Citylink bus or a Gobus directly from Dublin airport (or from Dublin city centre) to Galway and then a Citylink bus or a Bus Eireann bus  from Galway directly to Clifden.

   Journey time is approximately 4 - 5 hours.




    FROM DUBLIN TO GALWAY STARTING POINT

 

You can take a Citylink bus or a Gobus directly from Dublin airport (or from Dublin city centre) to Galway city. From Dublin city centre you can also travel with Bus Eireann to Galway city.

Alternatively you can take a train to Galway city with Irishrail from Dublin city centre.

   Journey time is approximately 3 hours.


    FROM SHANNON AIRPORT TO LEENANE STARTING POINT

 

A bus service is available from Shannon airport to Galway city with Bus Eireann. From Galway city, you can take a Citylink bus to Maam Cross. Visit Citylink for a daily bus timetable from Galway city to Maam Cross (Galway – Letterfrack/Clifden bus line).

For those tours which start and/or finish in Leenane a taxi from Maam to Leenane will be organised and is included in your tour price.

   Journey time is approximately 3 - 4 hours.




    FROM SHANNON AIRPORT TO CLIFDEN STARTING POINT

 

Visit Bus Eireann for details of bus service from the airport to Galway city. From Galway city, there is a direct bus service to Clifden. Visit Citylink or Bus Eireann for timetables.

   Journey time is approximately 3 - 4 hours.




     FROM SHANNON AIRPORT TO GALWAY STARTING POINT

 

You can travel by bus with Bus Eireann from Shannon Airport to Galway city.

   Journey time is approximately 1.25 hours.


    FROM KNOCK AIRPORT TO LEENANE STARTING POINT

 

  1. Option:

    Visit Bus Eireann for a timetable from the airport to Westport directly by bus. From Westport, you will need to take a taxi to Leenane (we will organise this for you if required)

    - approximate cost of €50 - €60

       Journey time is approximately 3 - 4 hours.

  2. Option:

    We can organise a taxi directly from Knock airport to Leenane

    - approximate cost of €120 one way

       Journey time 1.5 hour



    FROM KNOCK AIRPORT TO WESTPORT STARTING POINT

 

Visit Bus Eireann for a timetable from Knock airport to Westport directly by bus.



    FROM KNOCK AIRPORT TO CLIFDEN STARTING POINT

 

Visit Bus Eireann for bus timetable from Knock airport to Galway city by bus. There is a direct bus service from Galway city to Clifden. Visit Citylink or Bus Eireann for timetables.

   Journey time is approximately 3 - 4 hours.




    FROM KNOCK AIRPORT TO GALWAY STARTING POINT

 

Visit Bus Eireann for bus timetable from Knock airport to Galway city by bus.

   Journey time is approximately 1 hour.