The region's main rail stations are in Galway City, Westport, and Ballina. Trains leave from Dublin's Heuston Station. The journey time to Galway is three hours; to Westport and Ballina, 3½ hours. Rail service within the region is limited. The major destinations of Galway City and Westport/Ballina are on different branch lines. Connections can be made only between Galway and the other two cities by traveling inland for about an hour to Athlone.
Ballina Station. 096/71820; www.irishrail.ie/station/ballina.
Dublin Heuston Station. 01/836–6222; www.irishrail.ie/station/dublin-heuston.
Galway Station. 091/537581; www.irishrail.ie/station/galway-ceannt.
Westport Station. 098/26939; www.irishrail.ie/station/westport.