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There are 7 ways to get from Amsterdam to Galway by plane, bus, train or bus and ferry

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Fly to Shannon, bus

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Shannon (SNN)
  2. Take the bus from Shannon Airport, stop 609581 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041

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Fly to Dublin, train

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dublin (DUB)
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

Fly to Cork, bus

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Cork (ORK)
  2. Take the bus from Cork Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station

Fly to Kerry, bus, train

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Kerry (KIR)
  2. Take the bus from Kerry Airport, stop 350001 to Colbert Station, stop 635031
  3. Take the train from Limerick to Galway

Bus, bus and ferry

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Deva
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Deva to Dublin
  3. Take the bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station

Train, bus, bus and ferry

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Bruxelles-Nord
  3. Take the bus from Brussel to Arad
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Arad to Dublin
  5. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

Train, bus, bus and ferry via Deva

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Take the bus from Antwerp to Deva
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Deva to Dublin
  4. Take the bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Galway is to fly and train which costs €50 - €200 and takes 7h 54m.

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The fastest way to get from Amsterdam to Galway is to fly and train which takes 7h 54m and costs €50 - €200.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Galway station. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Galway Coach Station via Deva, Pearse Station, stop 399 and Temple Bar, Crampton Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 4h.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Galway is 940 km.

The best way to get from Amsterdam to Galway without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 3 days 4h and costs €210 - €280.

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It takes approximately 8h 34m to get from Amsterdam to Galway, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Galway bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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There is no direct flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Shannon Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 55m and has one stopover.

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

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Galway is 1h behind Amsterdam. It is currently 3:04 PM in Amsterdam and 2:04 PM in Galway.

Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Galway.
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  • Distance: 940.5 km
  • Duration: 8h 34m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Galway, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Amsterdam to Galway. However, you can take the train to Schiphol Airport, take the walk to Amsterdam Schiphol airport, fly to Shannon, take the walk to Shannon Airport, stop 609581, then take the bus to Galway. Alternatively, you can take the train to Schiphol Airport, take the walk to Amsterdam Schiphol airport, fly to Cork, take the walk to Cork Airport, then take the bus to Galway.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Shannon via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Shannon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€21 - €150
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Shannon via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €420
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Shannon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €150
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Shannon via Turin
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €200
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€20 - €220
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Kerry via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €320
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Kerry via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €320
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Kerry via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€330 - €1800
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €390
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €360
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€330 - €1800
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €240
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Shannon via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Kerry via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €290
Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Heuston to Galway
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€17 - €20
Flexible
€21 - €25
Train from Limerick to Galway
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€12 - €14
Flexible
€14 - €17
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€55 - €80
Comfort
€65 - €90
Premium
€80 - €110
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Anvers-Central to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €9
1st Class
€9 - €14
Bus operators
Bus Eireann

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 Shannon Airport, stop 609581 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Kerry Airport, stop 350001 to Colbert Station, stop 635031
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Bus Eireann
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Cork Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €21
Website
Citylink
Standard
€14 - €21
Web Fare
€12 - €18
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
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Deva
Ave. Duration
27h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€85 - €110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Matei Unitrans
Website
mateiunitrans.ro
Bus and ferry from Deva to Dublin
Ave. Duration
44h 34m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€120 - €150
Schedules at
mateiunitrans.ro
Bus and ferry from Arad to Dublin
Ave. Duration
42h 12m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€110 - €140
Schedules at
mateiunitrans.ro
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Temple Bar, Aston Quay to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€15
Website
Aircoach
Iuga Class Lux
Website
iugaclasslux.ro
Bus from Brussel to Arad
Ave. Duration
27h 16m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Schedules at
iugaclasslux.ro
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Antwerp to Deva
Ave. Duration
28h 52m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€99
Schedules at
transmarian.ro

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Ryanair UK, Lufthansa, British Airways and four other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Shannon Airport.

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There are 129+ hotels available in Galway. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs €6 - €13.

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