There are 7 ways to get from Bangor to Galway by car ferry, train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Car ferry, train  •  8 h 47 min

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

$111 - $157

Cheapest option

Train to Liverpool, fly to Dublin, bus  •  8 h 56 min

  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 Gmit

$71 - $321

5 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) to Holyhead, Summer Hill (Market Buildings) X4 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  3. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway Coach Station 720

$84 - $97

Car ferry, drive  •  5 h 58 min

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

$74 - $98

Train, bus to Manchester, fly to Knock, bus  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
  2. Take the bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport The Station
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Knock (NOC) MAN - NOC
  4. Take the bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station

$122 - $341

Train, bus to Manchester, fly to Dublin, bus  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
  2. Take the bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport The Station
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Dublin (DUB) MAN - DUB
  4. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Gmit

$72 - $231

Train, bus to Manchester, fly to Shannon, bus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
  2. Take the bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport The Station
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Shannon (SNN) MAN - SNN
  4. Take the bus from Shannon Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station

$78 - $387

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 taxi to The Point Luas Stop, take the tram to Heuston Luas Stop, take the walk to Heuston, then take the train to Galway. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Bangor to Galway via Holyhead, Summer Hill (Market Buildings), Holyhead, Dublin, Ringsend, Ringsend Road, Dublin City South, Westmoreland Street, and Dublin City South, Burgh Quay in around 9 h.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Liverpool to Dublin
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $250
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $220
Flights from Manchester to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$16 - $110
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Knock
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Manchester to Knock via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) to Holyhead, Summer Hill (Market Buildings)
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
journeyplanner.transportforireland.ie
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Gmit
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$18 - $26
Web Fare
$16 - $22
easyBus
Bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport The Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Bus Eireann
Website
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
$22
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$41 - $45
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$150 - $180
On Foot
$41 - $45
car
$123
Passenger
$43

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bangor to Galway?

The distance between Bangor and Galway is 327 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bangor to Galway?

The cheapest way to get from Bangor to Galway is to car ferry and drive which costs £50 - £70 and takes 5 h 58 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bangor to Galway?

The quickest way to get from Bangor to Galway is to car ferry and drive which takes 5 h 58 min and costs £50 - £70.

How long does it take to get from Bangor to Galway?

It takes approximately 8 h 47 min to get from Bangor to Galway, including transfers.