There are 5 ways to get from Bangor to Galway by car ferry, bus, train, car or plane

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Car ferry, bus  •  8h 41m

  1. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  2. Take the bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station 660 / ...

56€ - 100€

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Car ferry, train  •  9h 21m

  1. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Galway Galway Service

64€ - 111€

Car ferry, drive  •  5h

  1. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  2. Drive from Dublin to Galway

64€ - 84€

Train, fly to Dublin, bus  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Dublin (DUB) LPL - DUB
  3. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Galway Coach Station

67€ - 284€

Train, fly to Knock, bus  •  8h 52m

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Knock (NOC) LPL - NOC
  3. Take the bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station

72€ - 299€

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The cheapest way to get from Bangor to Galway is to car ferry and drive which costs £50 - £75 and takes 5h.

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The quickest way to get from Bangor to Galway is to car ferry and drive which costs £50 - £75 and takes 5h.

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The distance between Bangor and Galway is 327 km.

The best way to get from Bangor to Galway without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 8h 41m and costs £45 - £85.

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It takes approximately 8h 41m to get from Bangor to Galway, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Liverpool Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Ryanair offers flights from Liverpool Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 355+ hotels available in Galway. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Bangor to Galway.
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  • Distance: 327.3 km
  • Duration: 8h 41m

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

There is no direct connection from Bangor to Galway. However, you can take the train to Holyhead, take the walk to Holyhead, take the car ferry to Dublin, take the walk to Tolka Quay, Irish Ferries Terminal, take the line 153 bus to Dublin City South, Westmoreland Street, take the walk to Temple Bar, Crampton Quay, then take the bus to Galway Coach Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Bangor to Galway via Holyhead, Holyhead, Dublin, Ferry Terminal, Stop 2270, Mabbot Street, Stop 4380, Busáras, Heuston, and Heuston in around 9h 21m.

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Flag of Ireland Galway, Ireland

Galway is a city in the West of Ireland in the province of Connacht. Galway City Council is the local authority for the city. Galway lies on the River Corrib between Lough Corrib and Galway Bay and is surrounded by County Galway. It is the fourth most populous urban area in the Republic of Ireland and the sixth most populous city in the island of Ireland. - Wikipedia

Things to do in Galway

  • Eyre Square

    Eyre Square (Irish: An Fhaiche Mhór), also known as John F. Kennedy Memorial Park) is an inner-city public park in Galway, Ireland. The park is within the city centre, adjoining the nearby shopping area of William Street and Shop Street. Galway railway station is adjacent to Eyre Square.

  • Galway City Museum

    Galway City Museum (Irish: Músaem Cathrach na Gaillimhe) is a museum in Galway City, County Galway, Ireland. It was founded on 29 July 2006, and is located beside the Spanish Arch. The official website for the museum was launched on 27 November 2008.

  • Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St Nicholas

    The Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St Nicholas (Irish language: Ard-Eaglais Mhaighdean na Deastógála agus Naomh Nioclás), commonly known as Galway Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Galway, Ireland, and one of the largest and most impressive buildings in the city.

  • River Corrib

    The River Corrib (Irish: Abhainn na Gaillimhe) in the west of Ireland flows from Lough Corrib through Galway to Galway Bay. The river is among the shortest in Europe, with only a length of six kilometres from the lough to the Atlantic. It is popular with local whitewater kayakers as well as several rowing clubs and pleasure craft. The depth of this river reaches up to 94 feet.

Places to stay in Galway

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