Upon arriving at West Ireland Airport Knock, one of the first items that passengers need to take care of is lining up transportation. It’s most convenient to travel by car through this part of Ireland, which is why many visitors opt for Knock Airport car rental. Booking car hire in advance ensures better vehicle selections and quick processing time. Buses, taxis and trains also offer transport services.
Travel by Taxi
Taxi service at Knock Airport is operated by Airport Cabs, which is overseen by airport authorities. Fares are established in advance and explained in greater detail on the airport’s cab prices guidelines. Even those these prices are published, it’s still best to confirm the fare with the driver before you commit. Taxis can be convenient for single journeys, but car hire Knock is much more practical and affordable.
Travel by Train
There is no rail service directly to the airport. However, trains do run to Claremorris, about 30 miles south-west of the terminal. There is also a railway station at Ballyhaunis, which lies a little over 20 kilometres directly south of the terminal along the N83. Trains running through this region connect Dublin to the following cities: Galway, Westport, Ballina and Sligo.
Travel by bus
Buses provide the most affordable mode of public transport in the region. Bus Éireann operates service to the airport from Mayo (1 hour, 15 minutes), Donegal (2 hours, 30 minutes), Sligo (1 hour) and Galway (2 hours). Passengers can go to Charlestown to access a more comprehensive network, with buses running as far out as Belfast and Dublin
Travel by car
Knock Airport is accessible via the N17 motorway, which runs north to south and passes the airport to the east. Whether driving your own vehicle or a hire car from Knock Airport, exploring the region by hire car affords travellers the most freedom.