Westport travel guide

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You're Going to Love Westport

With a population of 6.200, Westport is a must-see destination in Mayo, Ireland. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Westport to see all of its attractions.

Where to Eat in Westport

If you’re looking for affordable options, Coveys Gastrobar at The Westport Plaza Hotel (Castlebar Street Carrowbeg) and The Orchard Restaurant at The Castlecourt Hotel (Castlecourt Hotel Castlebar Street) are great picks. For delicious green meals, The Tavern Bar & Restaurant (Murrisk) and The Mariner Bar (Mill Street) are recommended spots to get vegetarian or vegan food in Westport.

When to visit Westport

Westport in June
Estimated hotel price
€79
1 night at 3-star hotel
Westport in June
Estimated hotel price
€79
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Westport

Plane

Although Westport doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Knock Intl (NOC), which is located 47 km from Westport. The shortest domestic flight to Westport departs from Dublin and takes around 5h 05m.

Car

Another option to get to Westport is to pick up a car hire from Dublin, which is about 221 km from Westport. You’ll find branches of Easirent and Budget, among others, in Dublin.

Plane

Although Westport doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Knock Intl (NOC), which is located 47 km from Westport. The shortest domestic flight to Westport departs from Dublin and takes around 5h 05m.

Car

Another option to get to Westport is to pick up a car hire from Dublin, which is about 221 km from Westport. You’ll find branches of Easirent and Budget, among others, in Dublin.

Airports near Westport

Airlines serving Westport

Lufthansa
Good (4,666 reviews)
KLM
Good (849 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,541 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,618 reviews)
Air France
Good (983 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,962 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,467 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,863 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,606 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (773 reviews)
Ryanair
Good (3,431 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,794 reviews)
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Where to stay in Westport

Average rates range from around €127 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to €186 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Westport

Most booked hotels in Westport

The Wyatt Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
€164+
Westport Coast Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
€165+
Castlecourt Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
€179+
Knockranny House Hotel & Spa
4 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
€179+
Westport Woods Hotel & Spa
4 stars
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
€120+

Hiring a car in Westport

Expect to pay €1.82 per litre in Westport (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between €21.74 and €28.99. The most frequently booked car type in Westport is Full-size (Opel Combo or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Ford Ka or similar) is, on average, 57% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay €1.82 per litre in Westport (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between €21.74 and €28.99. The most frequently booked car type in Westport is Full-size (Opel Combo or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Ford Ka or similar) is, on average, 57% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.