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There are 4 ways to get from Ashbourne to Galway by bus, train or car

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  1. Take the bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station

Line 103 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 103 bus from Ashbourne, stop 133631 to South Townsend St, stop 341
  2. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway City, Coach Station

Train

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

Drive

  1. Drive from Ashbourne to Galway

Ashbourne to Galway by bus

196 Weekly Buses
3h 52m Average Duration
€21 Cheapest Price
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Ashbourne → Galway
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The cost-effective way to get from Ashbourne to Galway is to bus, which costs €21 - €35 and takes 3h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Ashbourne to Galway is to drive which costs €40 - €65 and takes 2h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ashbourne to Galway station. However, there are services departing from Ashbourne, stop 133631 and arriving at Galway Coach Station via Broadstone, stop 190 and Temple Bar, Crampton Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 52m.

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The distance between Ashbourne and Galway is 178 km. The road distance is 220.4 km.

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The best way to get from Ashbourne to Galway without a car is to bus which takes 3h 52m and costs €21 - €35.

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It takes approximately 3h 52m to get from Ashbourne to Galway, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ashbourne to Galway is to bus which takes 3h 52m and costs €21 - €35. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €25 - €40 and takes 4h 9m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ashbourne to Galway is 220 km. It takes approximately 2h 11m to drive from Ashbourne to Galway.

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  • Distance: 177.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 52m

What companies run services between Ashbourne, Ireland and Galway, Ireland?

Citylink operates a bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station hourly. Tickets cost €12 - €21 and the journey takes 2h 30m. Aircoach also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, Irish Rail operates a train from Heuston to Galway every 3 hours. Tickets cost €17 - €24 and the journey takes 2h 19m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Citylink
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
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
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 Ashbourne, stop 133631 to South Townsend St, stop 341
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Bus Eireann
GoBus.ie
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
Hourly
Website
GoBus.ie

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