Knock Airport is a convenient entry point for the legendary beauty spots of the west and northwest of Ireland. In fact, the airport has been renamed Ireland West Airport Knock. The airport is a relaxed place, with just a handful of flights each day. Passing through arrivals and departures is swift and hassle-free. There are exceptionally good facilities and a very good choice of shops and restaurants for such a small airport. The airport has good transport connections to Charleston and onwards to key destinations in west, northwest and central Ireland.
There is a good choice of routes from the UK. The airport is well served by Aer Lingus and Ryanair. Aer Lingus fly from Birmingham, Edinburgh, Manchester, London Heathrow and London Southend. The best deals are often with low-cost airline Ryanair. They currently operate routes from East Midlands, Bristol, Liverpool, Stansted and Luton. You may also find direct flights with flybe.
Tel: 353 (0)94 9368100
• Airport buses run to nearby Charlestown. Bus Eireann provide connections to and from all the major cities of Ireland. Direct buses connect the airport with Galway, Sligo, Donegal and Mayo. Connecting services to Westport, Ballin, Enniskillen, Belfast, Dublin, Mullingar and Longford.
• The nearest railway station is Claremorris (31 km) or Ballyhaunis (22km), both on the Dublin Heuston – Westport line. These stations can be accessed by airport cabs or bus services.
• Approximate taxi fares: Charlestown €15.00, Galway 80km €100.00, Knock 20km €25.00, Kilkelly 12km €15.00, Tubbercurry 24km €30.00, Westport 56km €70.00
All direct flights are with Aer Lingus or Ryanair
• London Stansted
• London Gatwick
• London Heathrow