Visit to Apparition Chapel, Knock Shrine, Knock, Co. Mayo


Pope Francis will visit the Apparition Chapel at the Knock Shrine on the morning of Sunday 26 August at 9:45am. More information is available below.

Transport Information

  • Bus

    Bus Éireann

    Knock is served by Bus Éireann services 440 (Athlone – Westport) 438 (Ballina – Knock) 64 (Galway – Sligo)

    Timetables for these routes are currently available on line at (Note that the schedule for these routes may be enhanced over the coming weeks).

  • Rail

    Train transport to Knock on 26th August will be extremely limited. Those wishing to travel must book a ticket in advance at this includes Department of Social Protection pass holders and annual ticket holders. If you do not have an advance booking you will not be permitted to travel.

    Limited services will operate from Westport, Ballina & Athlone with a bus connection at Claremorris for Knock. Full details of these services will be available soon on

    If you require more information, Visit:, Call: 1850 366 222 Monday to Friday 09:00hrs to 18:00hrs, Contact via twitter @irishrail Monday to Friday 07:30hrs to 18:30hrs.

Apparition Chapel, Knock Shrine, Knock, Co. Mayo