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Getting to Buttermilk Lodge

Map of Clifden

Map of Clifden

Great location, we are located just 5 minutes walk from Clifden,

you can leave your car in comfort and wander down Canon’s Lane to town.

Being on the N59 Clifden to Westport Road ( just 400 metres from town) we are very easy to find.

Distance from :

Shannon 102 miles /164 Kilometers : Approx 2.5 hours drive

Dublin 183 miles / 295 Kilometers : Approx 4 hours drive.

Galway 50 miles / 80 Kilometers : Approx 1 hour 20 mins drive

Ireland West (Knock) Airport 80 miles / 129 Kilometres : Approx 2 hours drive.

Cork 173 miles / 278 Kilometers : Approx 4 hours drive

Rosslare 218 miles / 348 Kilometers : Approx 6 hours drive

Public Transport

2 bus companies operate daily to/from the bus station in Galway City.

CITYLINK stop at Clifden Library on Market St. (let us know your arrival time in advance and we will collect you from the bus), on certain routes the bus continues past Buttermilk Lodge to Cleggan and/or Letterfrack, then they will drop you off at the end of the drive as they leave Clifden (just ask the driver).

BUS EIREANN drop off at the library which is at the other end of the town.

Bus Eireann

Citylink :

Collection can be arranged from the bus , however it must be arranged in advance, and the time reconfirmed by telephone on the morning of your arrival.

Love Connemara Tours operate a hop-on hop-off bus service around Connemara May to September inclusive.


Recommended Car Hire

Car Hire :Enterprise Ireland

Please note Enterprise is the only company we have found to rent cars to persons over 70 years of age in Ireland.

 GPS Coordinates

Latitude and Longitude: 53.492092, -10.023564

(53° 29’31.53″ North 10° 1′ 24.83″ West)

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