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Duration 2h 55m
Distance 209 km
Average price 18€
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average bus between Dublin and Galway takes 2h 55m and the fastest bus takes 2h 30m. The bus runs at least 2 times per hour from Dublin to Galway. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Bus

  1. Temple Bar, Crampton Quay
  2. Galway
2h 30m
12€ - 24€

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay and arriving at Galway Coach Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 30m.

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The distance between Dublin and Galway is 186 km. The road distance is 209 km.

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Dublin to Galway bus services, operated by Citylink, depart from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay station.

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Dublin to Galway bus services, operated by Citylink, arrive at Galway Coach Station.

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There are 334+ hotels available in Galway. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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What companies run services between Dublin and Galway?

Citylink operates a bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station hourly. Tickets cost 12€ - 21€ and the journey takes 2h 30m. Two other operators also service this route.
Bus operators
Citylink
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 21€
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 21€
Website
Citylink
Standard
14€ - 21€
Web Fare
12€ - 18€
GoBus.ie
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Phone
+353 (0)91 564600
Email
info@gobus.ie
Website
gobus.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway City, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
GoBus.ie
Bus Eireann
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 24€

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras, stop 135001 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
Bus Eireann

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