There are 3 ways to get from Westport to Achill Island by bus, taxi or car

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Line 456 bus  •  25 min

  1. Take the line 456 bus from Westport, Westport Mill Street to Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar 456 / ...

$6 - $8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Westport to Castlebar 11.2 miles

$28 - $35

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Westport to Castlebar 11.2 miles

$2 - $4

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Westport, Westport Mill Street and arriving at Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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The distance between Westport and Achill Island is 36 km. The road distance is 17.9 km.

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The best way to get from Westport to Achill Island without a car is to line 456 bus which takes 25 min and costs .

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The line 456 bus from Westport, Westport Mill Street to Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar takes 25 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Westport to Achill Island bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Westport, Westport Mill Street station.

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Westport to Achill Island bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Westport to Achill Island is 18 km. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Westport to Achill Island.

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There are 66+ hotels available in Achill Island. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Westport to Achill Island.
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  • Distance: 22.3 miles
  • Duration: 25 min

What companies run services between Westport, Ireland and Achill Island, Ireland?

Bus Eireann operates a bus from Westport to Castlebar every 2 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 25 min.

Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Westport, Westport Mill Street to Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Other operators
Taxi from Westport to Castlebar
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$28 - $35

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