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  1. Take the bus from Ballyshannon, stop 140811 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041

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  1. Drive from Ballyshannon to Galway
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The cheapest way to get from Ballyshannon to Galway is to bus which costs €16 - €23 and takes 3h 25m.

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The fastest way to get from Ballyshannon to Galway is to drive. Taking this option will cost €35 - €55 and takes 2h 18m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ballyshannon, stop 140811 and arriving at Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 25m.

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The distance between Ballyshannon and Galway is 148 km. The road distance is 181 km.

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The best way to get from Ballyshannon to Galway without a car is to bus which takes 3h 25m and costs €16 - €23.

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The bus from Ballyshannon, stop 140811 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 takes 3h 25m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Ballyshannon to Galway bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Ballyshannon, stop 140811 station.

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Ballyshannon to Galway bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Galway Bus Station, stop 555041.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ballyshannon to Galway is 181 km. It takes approximately 2h 18m to drive from Ballyshannon to Galway.

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  • Distance: 147.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 25m

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

Bus Eireann operates a bus from Ballyshannon, stop 140811 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 5 times a day. Tickets cost €16 - €23 and the journey takes 3h 25m. Bus Feda Teoranta also services this route twice daily.

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.

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Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Ballyshannon, stop 140811 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus Feda Teoranta

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