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The Westwood is located 15 minutes walk from Eyre Square in the University district on the westside of the city. There is a frequent rail service to Galway city & a direct bus the Number 404 from the east side of Eyre Square will take you straight to the Westwood.  See to book trains in Ireland and there are three coach providers serving the Galway to Dublin route which offers direct to Dublin Airport transfers taking approx. 2.5-3 hours, which also offers transfers to Dublin airport and which is the nationwide transport provider for links to Limerick, Westport or further afield.

The nearest airports to Galway and the Westwood Hotel are Shannon Airport (flights to US, UK, Europe) which is 1 hour away. Airlines include Aer Lingus, Delta Airlines, Ryanair, United, US Airways.

Ireland West Knock Airport (UK, Europe) also 1 hour from Galway. Dublin airport (US, UK, Europe, Australia, Asia) is 2.5 hours from Galway city centre.

Bus tours of Connemara and the Cliffs of Moher can be prebooked with us at reception for more details of the tours available visist

While you are staying with us a short stroll will take you to the city centre - taking you past University College Galway, Galway Cathedral & over the salmon weir bridge - all amazing tourist attractions in their own right.

Should you wish to avail of public transport again the 404 bus stop is directly in front of the hotel, it will take you to Eyre square & the city centre the cost is €2.20 per person or a taxi would be €9. 


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