Travelling by Bus

Ireland has a very well developed nationwide bus service and for this reason getting around Mayo is very easy by bus.

The national bus carrier, Bus Eireann, has an extensive selection of public bus services throughout the West of Ireland and Mayo. Bus Eireann offers many open-road visitor bus passes that allow unlimited travel on bus services for several days.

From June to September, each Tuesday, Bus Eireann also organises guided bus tours, available out of BallinaWestportCastlebar to Achill Island.

Bus Éireann is introducing a number of timetable changes on Sunday 13th March 2016. These will some routes in the Mayo Region.

In summary:

Route 440 – Westport/Ireland West Airport Knock

Route 446 – Blacksod/Ballina

Route 450 – Westport/Louisburgh

Route 456 – Ballina/Westport/Galway

Note the existing route 66 service at 1700 Castlebar/Swinford/Charlestown service will not operate. Customers will have other connecting options available at 1700 from Castlebar.

Route 458 – Ballina/Sligo/Enniskillen

Note the route number 66 will become route 458 – Ballina/Sligo/Enniskillen and will offer improved connections to and from Dungannon and Belfast.

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