Islands Winds is conveniently located just minutes from all the major transport facilities making it easy to find, yet remote enough for complete relaxation.

By Air:

Killala is nestled about 40 minutes from Knock International Airport – an airport which serves flights from various destinations across Europe on a daily basis. Once you step off the plane at Knock Airport, you can rent a car (available on-site) and make the short drive to the Islands Winds.

By Bus:

Whether you are coming from Knock Airport, or Dublin Airport – there are various Bus Eireann buses that travel to Ballina on a regular basis. A direct bus from Dublin Airport to Ballina is available outside the airport numbered 22, and it will bring you into the heart of Ballina from which you can avail of a taxi to deliver you the short distance to the homely Island Winds self-catering accommodation.

Likewise should have arrive into Shannon Airport, there will be a selection of coaches available to transport you to the Ballina region. You can find out more about relevant bus times from either Dublin, or Shannon by visiting the Bus Eireann site.


If you happen to be driving to Killala from outside of Co. Mayo, plotting your trip using Google Maps is recommended as it will lead you from your starting point to the doorway of your accommodation in efficient fashion.