There are 6 ways to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Galway by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Citylink  •  6 h 26 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 / ...

$40 - $64

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Train  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Lisburn Train Station to Connolly Enterprise Service
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Galway Galway Service

$84 - $123

Bus via Cavan  •  9 h 13 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

$60 - $84

Drive  •  3 h 47 min

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

$40 - $65

Fly to Knock, bus  •  6 h 10 min

  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

$63 - $306

Fly to Shannon, bus  •  5 h 32 min

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

$55 - $293

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

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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 3 h 47 min.

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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 Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 26 min.

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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 6 h 26 min and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 6 h 26 min 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 Aircoach, 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 6 h 26 min and costs £30 - £50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £60 - £95 and takes 7 h 53 min.

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There is no direct flight from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport to Knock Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Galway bus services, operated by Citylink, 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: 6 h 26 min

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, and Dublin Airport in around 6 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Galway via Lisburn, Lisburn Train Station, Connolly, Busáras Luas Stop, Heuston Luas Stop, and Heuston in around 7 h 53 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Knock via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Knock via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Knock via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Shannon via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Shannon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Shannon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Shannon via Glasgow, London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Knock via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Knock via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Knock via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Knock via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Shannon via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Shannon via Malaga
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Lisburn Train Station to Connolly
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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 Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Galway is 202 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 47 min 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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