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There are 4 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  •  9 h 36 min

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

$95 - $137

Cheapest option

Train, fly, bus  •  8 h 50 min

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

$71 - $397

2 alternative options

Car ferry, bus  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  2. Take the bus from Busáras to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station X20

$88 - $119

Car ferry, drive  •  6 h

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

$72 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Bangor to Galway is to car ferry and drive which costs £55 - £75 and takes 6 h.

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The quickest way to get from Bangor to Galway is to car ferry and drive which costs £55 - £75 and takes 6 h.

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The distance between Bangor and Galway is 205 miles.

The best way to get from Bangor to Galway without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 9 h 36 min and costs £70 - £110.

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It takes approximately 9 h 36 min to get from Bangor to Galway, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Shannon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Ryanair offers flights from Manchester Airport to Shannon Airport.

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There are 328+ hotels available in Galway. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bangor to Galway.
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  • Distance: 204.5 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 36 min

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 53 bus to Amiens Street Junction Upper Sheriff Str, take the walk to Busáras 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, Holyhead, Dublin, Tolka Quay, Irish Ferries Terminal, Dublin, Talbot Street, and Busáras in around 10 h 38 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$16 - $110
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Shannon Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$41
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155

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