Explore the Wild Atlantic Way with Bus Éireann's Tourist Travel Pass

New summer service from Westport to Achill Island

Travel the Wild Atlantic Way with Bus ÉireannKeem Beach on Achill Island is one of the top sights on Fáilte Ireland’s iconic initiative, the scenic Wild Atlantic Way. Today, Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring TD, was there to launch Bus Éireann’s Tourist Travel Pass, and the local summer service to Achill Island.

The Tourist Travel Pass is an Open Road ticket to travel on Bus Éireann and Expressway’s extensive national network- covering all rural and city services. Enjoy three days unlimited travel out of six consecutive days with a pass, and ‘stamps’ can be bought for additional days for €16.50. The Open Road hop-on hop-off pass is available at www.buseireann.ie or in our travel centres nationwide.

The pass is a great way for both domestic and international visitors to leave the car behind and explore Ireland’s vibrant cities and rugged scenery, on Bus Éireann’s integrated local and national services. For details, see here  

Westport in Co Mayo is one of Ireland’s top destinations and this summer, great value fares from there to Achill lsland can be availed of on Bus Éireann’s 456 Ballina – Westport – Achill summer service.  Adults can avail of €10 day return fares while under 16s can travel return for just €5.

Minister Ring welcomed the launches of both and added: “The Wild Atlantic Way is Ireland’s first long distance driving route – some 2,500 kms of the most captivating coastal driving route in the world, stretching from Donegal along the coastline of Co Mayo and on to Kinsale in Co Cork. It offers visitors an opportunity to experience our heritage, culture, famous welcome, local produce & fresh seafood."

Friday, 26th June, 2015