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There are 11 ways to get from Altrincham to Galway by train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, car ferry  •  12h 51m

  1. Take the train from Altrincham to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead
  3. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  4. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

112€ - 183€

Cheapest option

Fly Manchester to Cork, bus  •  8h 42m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Cork (ORK) MAN - ORK
  2. Take the bus from Cork Airport Car Park, Cork Airport Car Park to Galway Coach Station

59€ - 212€

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Train, car ferry, bus  •  13h 9m

  1. Take the train from Altrincham to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead
  3. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  4. Take the bus from Busáras to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station X20 / ...

Train, bus and ferry  •  15h 27m

  1. Take the train from Stockport to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

110€ - 174€

Bus, bus and ferry  •  16h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Warrington to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871
  3. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway Coach Station 720

63€ - 87€

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 27m

  1. Drive from Altrincham to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  3. Drive from Dublin to Galway

79€ - 107€

Fly Manchester to Shannon, bus  •  6h 29m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Shannon (SNN) MAN - SNN
  2. Take the bus from Shannon Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station

Fly Manchester to Knock, bus  •  6h 52m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Knock (NOC) MAN - NOC
  2. Take the bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station

Fly Manchester to Dublin, train  •  8h 4m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Dublin (DUB) MAN - DUB
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

63€ - 194€

Bus to Liverpool, fly to Dublin, train  •  8h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester to Liverpool Airport
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Dublin (DUB) LPL - DUB
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

70€ - 268€

Bus to Liverpool, fly to Knock, bus  •  7h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester to Liverpool Airport
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Knock (NOC) LPL - NOC
  3. Take the bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Altrincham to Galway is to fly and bus which costs £50 - £190 and takes 8h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Altrincham to Galway is to drive and car ferry which costs £65 - £95 and takes 7h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Altrincham to Galway station. However, there are services departing from Altrincham Interchange and arriving at Galway Coach Station via Warrington, Birmingham and Dublin City South, Burgh Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 38m.

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The distance between Altrincham and Galway is 278 miles.

The best way to get from Altrincham to Galway without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 12h 51m and costs £95 - £170.

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It takes approximately 12h 51m to get from Altrincham to Galway, including transfers.

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Altrincham to Galway bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Warrington station.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Shannon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Altrincham to Galway bus services, operated by Transport for Ireland, arrive at Galway Coach Station.

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Ryanair offers flights from Manchester Airport to Shannon Airport.

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Map of how to get from Altrincham to Galway.
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  • Distance: 278.1 miles
  • Duration: 12h 51m

What companies run services between Altrincham, England and Galway, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Altrincham to Galway. However, you can take the train to Chester, take the train to Holyhead, take the walk to Holyhead, take the car ferry to Dublin, take the walk to Tolka Quay, Irish Ferries Terminal, take the line 53 bus to Dublin, Talbot Street, take the walk to Busáras, take the tram to Heuston, take the walk to Heuston, then take the train to Galway. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Altrincham to Galway via Chester, Holyhead, Holyhead, Dublin, Tolka Quay, Irish Ferries Terminal, Dublin, Talbot Street, and Busáras in around 13h 9m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
13€ - 95€
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
18€ - 190€
Flights from Liverpool to Dublin
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
18€ - 220€
Flights from Liverpool to Knock
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
24€ - 650€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 260€
Flights from Manchester to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 260€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
27€ - 240€
Flights from Manchester to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 260€
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Knock
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 380€
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
14€ - 20€
Anytime Day Single
29€ - 45€
First Anytime Day Single
45€ - 70€
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
29€ - 45€
Anytime Day Single
45€ - 70€
Train from Stockport to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
26€ - 40€
Anytime Day Single
40€ - 65€
CrossCountry
Bus operators
Bus �ireann
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Busáras to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Shannon Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
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National Express
Bus from Warrington to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 21€
Book at
National Express
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 21€
Website
Transport for Ireland
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Cork Airport Car Park, Cork Airport Car Park to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 21€
Website
Citylink
Standard
14€ - 21€
Web Fare
12€ - 18€
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Manchester to Liverpool Airport
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 11€
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
33€ - 37€
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
120€ - 140€
On Foot
33€ - 37€
car
100€
Passenger
35€
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 140€
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
40€
Small Car
135€

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