Knock Airport

Knock Airport is located in the south western county Mayo, for a small airport it is the fourth busiest airport in Ireland with over 700 thousand passengers using the airport yearly. Landing in Knock airport means you are already in the heart of the Wild West of Ireland, and you are in a prime location to visit the Wild Atlantic Way. It was voted Ireland’s best regional airport in 2006 and 2009 by the Chambers of Commerce of Ireland.

Terminal facilities include free wireless connection while on the premises.

Renting a car from Car Rental Ireland could not be easier; this gives you the freedom to explore the region. The counties surrounding Knock Airport make it a hub for anyone looking to travel between Sligo, Mayo, Donegal and Galway.

While in Knock, you could visit the Knock Shrine or you could drive to the foot of Croagh Patrick and then climb to its peak to see the spectacular views from one of the highest points in the West of Ireland.

If your intention is to stay in Knock, then an AirBnB would be the best as you will be getting the best deals and the views are magnificent when it comes to staying in most properties. Due to the fact that Knock is not as urban as Cork or Dublin, you can escape from the busy lifestyle and take things at the pace that suits you.

With a car rental, you will be able to get yourself around much conveniently as there is so much to see and do. There are limited transportation services to Knock airport but bus Eireann coach services operates to/from Galway, Sligo, Donegal and Mayo. And the closest train station are Claremorris (31 km) or Ballyhaunis (22km) away from the airport.

Things To Do Around Knock Airport

Many outdoor activities can be chosen in County Mayo, activities such as horse riding, water sports, cycling and walking. Once you are in county Mayo you quickly realise that you are in a very impressive location with very low population, with the resources very well looked after. Being part of the Wild Atlantic Way route makes Co. Mayo a very important destination on the west coast of Ireland. The Wild Atlantic Way destination points in Mayo include Clare Island and Clew Bay near Westport and Louisburgh, Croagh Patrick Mountain, Keem Strand, Achill Island, the Great Western Greenway walking and cycling route and the historic Céide Fields.


About County Mayo

County Mayo is third largest county in Ireland and it has very close proximity to county Galway, Sligo and Roscommon with Galway considered a more commercial town. Mayo is one of counties that the early Christian settlers resided when they came to Ireland; there are historic ruins of the former Christian settlers. Also if you are looking to brush up on your Irish language, then county Mayo is a good location to be with over 9% of the 110 thousand populations speaking the language fluently, you are definitely in the best location to learn Gaeltacht at least for the duration of your visit. And where the language lives so does the music is ready for a treat of a life with local Irish songs from pubs all around.

County Mayo has one of the six national parks in Ireland, The Ballycroy National Park, located near the village of Ballycroy. With over 10,000 hectares of Atlantic blanket bogs and mountainous, the Park covers a vast uninhabited and unspoilt wilderness dominated by the Nephin Beg mountain range. As a visiting guest the best way to get to the park is by car or taxi however with your own automobile, you have the chance to explore more the town of Ballycroy.

Our Address:

EUROPCAR Desk,
Main Arrivals Hall
Knock Airport (Ireland West Airport Knock)
Co Mayo
Ireland

Our Contact Numbers:

Telephone Number: +353 61 206094

Fax Number: +353 94 9368036

Emergency Telephone Number: +353 1 844 1944

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