Westport travel guide

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You're Going to Love Westport

With a population of 6.200, Westport is a must-see destination in Mayo, Ireland. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

Where to Eat in Westport

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Curious Fish (Mill Street) and JW's Brasserie (The Wyatt Hotel) are great picks.

When to visit Westport

Westport in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Westport in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Westport


Although Westport doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Knock Intl (NOC), which is located 47 km from Westport.


Another option to get to Westport is to pick up a car hire from Dublin, which is about 221 km from Westport. You’ll find branches of Sixt and Budget, among others, in Dublin.

Airports near Westport

Airlines serving Westport

Good (3,657 reviews)
British Airways
Good (3,395 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,221 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (3,964 reviews)
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Aer Lingus
Good (714 reviews)
American Airlines
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Where to stay in Westport

Average rates range from around $193 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $302 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Westport

Most booked hotels in Westport

The Wyatt Hotel
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
Castlecourt Hotel
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
Westport Coast Hotel
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
Knockranny House Hotel & Spa
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
Westport Woods Hotel & Spa
Good (7.7, Good reviews)

Hiring a car in Westport

Expect to pay $3.18 per litre in Westport (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $38.10 and $50.80. Economy (Ford Fiesta or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Westport, while also 6% cheaper than other types, on average.