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Fly Brussels to Shannon, bus

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

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Fly Brussels to Dublin, train

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Dublin (DUB)
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly to Shannon, bus

  1. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Breda
  2. Take the train from Breda to Eindhoven Centraal
  3. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Shannon (SNN)
  4. Take the bus from Shannon Airport, stop 609581 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Cork, bus

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

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Dublin, train

  1. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dublin (DUB)
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly to Knock, bus

  1. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Breda
  2. Take the train from Breda to Eindhoven Centraal
  3. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Knock (NOC)
  4. Take the bus from Knock Airport, stop 553081 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041

Train, bus, bus and ferry

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

Bus, bus and ferry

  1. Take the bus from Antwerp 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
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Yes, entry into Ireland is currently allowed from Belgium.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Galway is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Galway is recommended.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1850 24 1850.

No, returning to Belgium from Ireland is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 26 Sep 2022
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The most affordable way to get from Antwerp to Galway is to train and fly and bus, which costs €85 - €240 and takes 11h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Antwerp to Galway is to fly and train which costs €55 - €430 and takes 8h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Antwerp to Galway station. However, there are services departing from Antwerp and arriving at Galway Coach Station via Deva, Merrion Sq South, stop 7391 and Temple Bar, Crampton Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 5h.

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The distance between Antwerp and Galway is 942 km.

The best way to get from Antwerp to Galway without a car is to train and bus and bus and ferry which takes 3 days 0h and costs €200 - €270.

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It takes approximately 8h 57m to get from Antwerp to Galway, including transfers.

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Antwerp to Galway bus services, operated by Transmarian, depart from Antwerp station.

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There is no direct flight from Brussels Airport to Shannon Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 15m and has one stopover.

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

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Galway is 1h behind Antwerp. It is currently 9:42 PM in Antwerp and 8:42 PM in Galway.

Map of how to get from Antwerp to Galway.
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  • Distance: 942.2 km
  • Duration: 8h 57m

What companies run services between Antwerp, Belgium and Galway, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Antwerp to Galway. However, you can take the train to Brussels Airport - Zaventem, take the walk to Brussels 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 Brussels Airport - Zaventem, take the walk to Brussels airport, fly to Dublin, take the walk to Dublin Airport T2, take the bus to Dublin Heuston Rail Station, take the walk to Heuston, then take the train to Galway.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Shannon via Malaga
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €410
Flights from Brussels to Shannon via Faro
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €850
Flights from Brussels to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€24 - €440
Flights from Eindhoven to Shannon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €340
Flights from Eindhoven to Shannon via Reus
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€80 - €340
Flights from Eindhoven to Shannon via Malaga
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€80 - €340
Flights from Eindhoven to Shannon via Pisa, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€80 - €340
Flights from Eindhoven to Shannon via Dublin, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€80 - €340
Flights from Eindhoven to Shannon via Dublin, London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€80 - €340
Flights from Eindhoven to Shannon via Faro
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€210 - €1200
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €400
Flights from Eindhoven to Knock via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €280
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€600 - €1500
Flights from Brussels to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €800
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €950
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €950
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Brussels to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€600 - €1500
Flights from Brussels to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €950
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €800
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Cork via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €1100
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €700
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Shannon via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€100 - €600
Flights from Eindhoven to Knock via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €480
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Anvers-Central to Breda
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €16
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
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Breda to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €25
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€17 - €25
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€50 - €75
Comfort
€65 - €85
Premium
€75 - €110
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 Knock Airport, stop 553081 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 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
Iuga Class Lux
Website
iugaclasslux.ro
Bus from Brussel to Arad
Ave. Duration
23h 48m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Schedules at
iugaclasslux.ro
Matei Unitrans
Website
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
Bus and ferry from Deva to Dublin
Ave. Duration
44h 34m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€120 - €150
Schedules at
mateiunitrans.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
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

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Ryanair UK, Rwandair Express, Transavia Holland and five other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Shannon Airport.

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The best way to get from Antwerp to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs €11 - €13.

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