A visit to Mullingar is not one you’ll forget in a hurry. The largest town in County Westmeath, Mullingar boasts all the irrepressible splendour of the Irish countryside, while being charged with all the energy of a small but eclectic town.
Whether you’re flying to Mullingar to head out fishing on one of the region’s world-famous lakes, or are visiting one of its annual festivals or simply looking to get away from it all in the historic Irish countryside, you’ll find a suitable flight. Whatever the reason, booking a flight to Mullingar is a wonderful way to take a break from life back home while enjoying the warm welcome that Ireland is so well known for.
You have a couple of options when you’re booking a flight to Mullingar. The closest airport is in Dublin, about an hour’s drive away. Approximately 50 miles east of Mullingar on the central Irish coast, Dublin is Ireland’s largest airport. It has a number of car hire facilities and excellent bus and train services that run to the town on a regular basis.
Your other option is to fly to Ireland West Airport Knock. While this is much smaller and a little further afield – about 80 miles north west of Mullingar – but it may provide you with a couple of more convenient flight options.Which Airport to Fly to?
Dublin Airport receives flights from a broad selection of European and UK locations. These include major London airports as well as Southampton, Edinburgh International, Leeds-Bradford, Doncaster and Sheffield, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne and more.
Flights to Ireland West Airport Knock come from London Luton, Gatwick and Stansted airports. The airport also receives flights from East Midlands, Liverpool, Nottingham and Manchester.
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As host to several annual festivals, there’s always a good time to fly to Mullingar. You might want to fly over for the Festival of the Fires, a traditional celebration that mixes Irish heritage and legend with contemporary and traditional culture, sport and crafts. This town also hosts County Westmeath’s annual international equestrian show, a sports festival and a music and arts festival. With so many events spread out over spring and summer, you’re sure to find a great time to fly to Mullingar.
While this exuberant town has plenty of sports and events in town, getting out for a walk could be the best way to wind down after your flight arrives. You could pop out for a walk in the palatial green countryside, or just amble along Mullingar’s Royal Canal. The canal has an unusual river-like meandering path and was recently restored to its glory days as a Victorian trade route.
With excellent transport and bus services running from Dublin Airport, or the breathtaking scenic route from Knock, make the most of Ireland and book a flight to Mullingar with Expedia today.