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There are 7 ways to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Galway by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Transport for Ireland  •  7h

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin 400
  2. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway Coach Station 720

$39 - $54

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Bus, train  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin 400
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Galway 6

$62 - $93

Train via Lisburn  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the train from Lisburn Train Station to Connolly 8
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Galway 6

$79 - $123

Train  •  8h 48m

  1. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly 8
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Galway 6

$88 - $134

Bus  •  9h 8m

  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

$59 - $84

Drive  •  3h 47m

  1. Drive from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Galway 202.5 miles

$40 - $65

Fly, bus  •  6h 40m

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

$62 - $306

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The cheapest way to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Galway is to bus which costs £30 - £45 and takes 7h.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Galway is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Galway station. However, there are services departing from Belfast Aldergrove International Airport and arriving at Galway Coach Station via Antrim Bus Center, Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and Dublin City South, Burgh Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h.

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The distance between Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) and Galway is 151 miles. The road distance is 202.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Galway without a car is to bus which takes 7h and costs £30 - £45.

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It takes approximately 7h to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Galway, including transfers.

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Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Galway bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, depart from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre station.

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The best way to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Galway is to bus which takes 7h and costs £30 - £45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £60 - £95 and takes 7h 59m.

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There is no direct flight from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport to Knock Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 10m and has one stopover.

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Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Galway bus services, operated by Transport for Ireland, arrive at Galway Coach Station.

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Map of how to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Galway.
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  • Distance: 150.7 miles
  • Duration: 7h

What companies run services between Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS), Northern Ireland and Galway, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Galway via Antrim Bus Center, Belfast Europa Bus Centre, Belfast, Europa Bus Centre, Dublin, and Dublin City South, Burgh Quay in around 7h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Galway via Lisburn, Lisburn Train Station, Connolly, Busáras, Heuston, and Heuston in around 7h 59m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Knock via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Knock via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Knock via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Knock via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Knock via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Knock via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Knock via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Heuston to Galway
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Lisburn Train Station to Connolly
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Dublin Coach
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Website
Transport for Ireland
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
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$19 - $28
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Cavan, Cavan Bus Station to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
Bus Eireann

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Yes, the driving distance between Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Galway is 202 miles. It takes approximately 3h 47m to drive from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Galway.

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Aer Lingus, Flybe, Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport to Knock Airport.

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