Getting Here

Where are Connemara and Clifden located?

Nestled amidst breathtaking mountain scenery and beautiful rugged coastline is one of Ireland’s most loved towns, Clifden. Located in the West of Ireland in a famous region known as Connemara, Clifden is the largest town in Connemara, which of course is an outstanding jewel in Ireland’s scenic crown.


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So – how do you get here?

Road: Car: Clifden is easily reached by the N59 from Galway or Westport. Access to Galway from Dublin is by our major new motorway the N6. From Shannon use the N18/N6 – see our map page.Coach: Regular bus services connect Clifden with Galway city, Dublin and the rest of Ireland. CityLink (091-564163) offer regular direct service between Galway City and Dublin Airport. Bus Eireann (091-562000) and Michael Nee (095-51082) provide service between Clifden and Galway City.

Distances to Clifden

Miles Kms
Dublin 180 291.60
Galway 50 81.00
Westport 40 64.80
Shannon 107 173.34
Knock 80 129.60
DunLaoghaire 180 291.60
Rosslare 217 351.54
Cork 230 372.60
Belfast 239 387.18
Rail/Train: Galway city is linked by regular Rail/Train services to Heuston Station, Dublin. Dublin Airport offers regular coach service to Heuston Station. www.irishrail.ie
Sea: Dún Laoghaire and Dublin Port, Rosslare, Cork, and Belfast. www.stenaline.ie.
Air: Aer Lingus
Ryanair