Train Travel

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;

Dublin Heuston Station. 01/836–6222;

Galway Station. 091/537581;

Westport Station. 098/26939;

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