There are 6 ways to get from Bangor to Galway by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Citylink  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport 705-x
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Galway Coach Station 761 / ...

$36 - $56

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Train  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly Enterprise Service
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Galway Galway Service

$84 - $127

Bus Bus Eireann  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Cavan 271
  2. Take the bus from Cavan, Cavan Bus Station to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station 65

$57 - $77

Drive  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Bangor to Galway 224.5 miles

$45 - $75

Fly to Knock, bus  •  9 h 3 min

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

$65 - $324

Fly to Shannon, bus  •  8 h 30 min

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

$149 - $506

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The cheapest way to get from Bangor to Galway is to bus which costs £27 - £45 and takes 6 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bangor to Galway is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bangor to Galway station. However, there are services departing from Bangor Buscentre and arriving at Galway Coach Station via Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and Dublin Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 12 min.

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The distance between Bangor and Galway is 168 miles. The road distance is 224.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Bangor to Galway without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 12 min and costs £27 - £45.

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It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Bangor to Galway, including transfers.

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Bangor to Galway bus services, operated by Aircoach, depart from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre station.

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The best way to get from Bangor to Galway is to bus which takes 6 h 12 min and costs £27 - £45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £60 - £100 and takes 7 h 29 min.

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There is no direct flight from Belfast City Airport to Knock Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Bangor to Galway.
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  • Distance: 168.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 12 min

What companies run services between Bangor, Northern Ireland and Galway, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Bangor to Galway via Belfast Europa Bus Centre, Belfast, Europa Bus Centre, and Dublin Airport in around 6 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bangor to Galway via Belfast Central Train Station, Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station, Connolly, Busáras Luas Stop, Heuston Luas Stop, and Heuston in around 7 h 29 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Knock via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Belfast City to Knock via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Belfast City to Knock via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Belfast City to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Belfast City to Shannon via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Belfast City to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Belfast City to Shannon via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Belfast City to Knock via East Midlands
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Belfast City to Shannon via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Belfast City to Shannon via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Heuston to Galway
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$18 - $25
Web Fare
$15 - $22
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
journeyplanner.transportforireland.ie
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Cavan
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$20 - $28
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Cavan, Cavan Bus Station to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $16
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Shannon Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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Yes, the driving distance between Bangor to Galway is 225 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to drive from Bangor to Galway.

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Ryanair and Flybe offer flights from Belfast City Airport to Knock Airport.

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There are 346+ hotels available in Galway. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bangor to Belfast City Airport is to train which takes 23 min and costs £4 - £7.

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