The road network in Ireland consists mainly of National and Regional routes with some Motorways near larger cities. A map of Ireland showing major road routes to Achill is available on this Web site. For detailed road travel directions to Achill from a number of locations across Ireland, please see our road directions section. For up-to-the-minute road travel information and route planning, the Automobile Association of Ireland offers a wealth of information.
Trains operate from Dublin (Heuston) to Castlebar and Westport. For information on the rail network in Ireland please consult the national railways operator, Iarnród Éireann.
Bus & Coach Services
Buses and coaches operate to Castlebar and Westport with connections from Westport to Achill. For information on the bus / coach network in Ireland please consult the national bus operator, Bus Éireann. Currently (summer 2021) there are six services a day on the Westport to Achill route (Mondays to Saturdays) and three on Sundays (and Bank Holidays). View full timetable here (PDF document).