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Duration 2h 22m
Distance 209 km
Average price 20€
Frequency 8/day

Trip overview

The average train between Dublin and Galway takes 2h 22m and the fastest train takes 2h 13m. The train service runs several times per day 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.


  1. Heuston
  2. Galway
2h 25m
17€ - 23€

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Want to know about travelling from Dublin to Galway? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Heuston and arriving at Galway. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 25m.

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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 train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Heuston station.

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Dublin to Galway train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Galway 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?

Irish Rail operates a train from Heuston to Galway every 4 hours. Tickets cost 17€ - 23€ and the journey takes 2h 25m.
Train operators
Irish Rail
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 23€

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