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

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Bus via Dublin Airport (DUB)  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Glengall Street to Dublin Airport T1 785
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport Zone 11 to Galway Coach Stn 761 / ...

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Train  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Lanyon Place to Dublin Connolly 1_Cl->Dn
  2. Take the train from Dublin Heuston to Galway rail / ...

Bus  •  6h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Europa Buscentre to Dublin Airport Terminal 1 X1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Galway Coach Stn 706x / ...

Drive  •  3h 42m

  1. Drive from Belfast City Airport (BHD) to Galway 338.8 km

Fly to Shannon, bus  •  5h 45m

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Shannon (SNN) BHD - SNN
  2. Take the bus from Shannon Airport to Galway Bus Station

Fly to Knock, bus  •  5h 45m

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Knock (NOC) BHD - NOC
  2. Take the bus from Knock Airport to Galway Bus Station

Belfast City Airport (BHD) to Galway by bus

The bus journey time between Belfast City Airport (BHD) and Galway is around 6h 10m and covers a distance of around 384 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 2m. Operated by Translink UK, Dublin Express, Citylink and others, the Belfast City Airport (BHD) to Galway bus service departs from City Airport and arrives in Galway Coach Stn. Typically 112 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

112 Weekly Buses
6h 10m Average Duration
€26 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Belfast City Airport (BHD) to Galway is to bus via Dublin Airport (DUB) which costs £22 - £35 and takes 6h 10m.

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The fastest way to get from Belfast City Airport (BHD) to Galway is to drive which takes 3h 42m and costs £50 - £80.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfast City Airport (BHD) to Galway. However, there are services departing from City Airport and arriving at Galway Coach Stn via Glengall Street and Dublin Airport Zone 11. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Belfast City Airport (BHD) to Galway. However, there are services departing from Sydenham and arriving at Galway via Lanyon Place, Busáras and Dublin Heuston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 43m.

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The distance between Belfast City Airport (BHD) and Galway is 256 km. The road distance is 338.8 km.

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The best way to get from Belfast City Airport (BHD) to Galway without a car is to bus via Dublin Airport (DUB) which takes 6h 10m and costs £22 - £35.

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It takes approximately 6h 10m to get from Belfast City Airport (BHD) to Galway, including transfers.

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Belfast City Airport (BHD) to Galway bus services, operated by Dublin Express, depart from Glengall Street station.

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Belfast City Airport (BHD) to Galway train services, operated by Translink UK, depart from Lanyon Place station.

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The best way to get from Belfast City Airport (BHD) to Galway is to bus via Dublin Airport (DUB) which takes 6h 10m and costs £22 - £35. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £35 - £65 and takes 6h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Belfast City Airport (BHD) to Galway.
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  • Distance: 256.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 10m

What companies run services between Belfast City Airport (BHD), Northern Ireland and Galway, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Belfast City Airport (BHD) to Galway via Europa Buscentre, Glengall Street, Dublin Airport T1, and Dublin Airport Zone 11 in around 6h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Belfast City Airport (BHD) to Galway via Lanyon Place, Dublin Connolly, Busáras, Heuston, and Dublin Heuston in around 6h 43m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Belfast City to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €320
Flights from Belfast City to Shannon via Manchester, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €320
Flights from Belfast City to Shannon via Edinburgh, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€90 - €350
Flights from Belfast City to Knock via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €320
Flights from Belfast City to Knock via Manchester, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €320
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Belfast City to Shannon via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €150
Flights from Belfast City to Shannon via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €150
Flights from Belfast City to Knock via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€21 - €140
Flights from Belfast City to Knock via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€25 - €160
Flights from Belfast City to Knock via East Midlands
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€25 - €160
Flights from Belfast City to Knock via London City, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€80 - €320
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Belfast City to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €320
Flights from Belfast City to Knock via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €320
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Belfast City to Shannon via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €300
Flights from Belfast City to Knock via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €300
Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Lanyon Place to Dublin Connolly
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €40
Website
https://www.translink.co.uk/
Adult Single
€25 - €40
Bus operators
Dublin Express
Phone
+353 1 903 9508
Website
dublinexpress.ie
Bus from Glengall Street to Dublin Airport T1
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8
Website
https://www.dublinexpress.ie/
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport Zone 11 to Galway Coach Stn
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €25
Website
https://www.citylink.ie/
Web Fare
€15 - €21
On Bus
€18 - €25
Eireagle
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
eireagle.com
Bus from Dublin Airport Arrival Terminal 1 to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€18
Website
Eireagle
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Europa Buscentre to Dublin Airport Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
https://www.translink.co.uk/
Adult Single
€24 - €35
Aircoach
Phone
+353 0 1 844 7118
Email
info@aircoach.ie
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Galway Coach Stn
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
https://www.aircoach.ie/
Expressway
Phone
0818 836611
Website
expressway.ie
Bus from Shannon Airport to Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
https://www.expressway.ie/
Schedules at
https://www.expressway.ie/routes-and-timetables
Book at
https://www.expressway.ie/journey-search
Standard
€13 - €19
Bus from Knock Airport to Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
https://www.expressway.ie/
Schedules at
https://www.expressway.ie/routes-and-timetables
Book at
https://www.expressway.ie/journey-search
Standard
€13 - €19
Bus Éireann
Phone
+353 1 836 6111
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Shannon Airport to Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
https://www.buseireann.ie/
Bus from Knock Airport to Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
https://www.buseireann.ie/

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There is no direct flight from Belfast City Airport to Shannon Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 35m and has one stopover.

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Belfast City Airport (BHD) to Galway bus services, operated by Citylink, arrive at Galway Coach Stn station.

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Belfast City Airport (BHD) to Galway train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Galway station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Belfast City Airport (BHD) to Galway is 339 km. It takes approximately 3h 42m to drive from Belfast City Airport (BHD) to Galway.

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easyJet, Ryanair UK, Ryanair and two other airlines offer flights from Belfast City Airport to Shannon Airport.

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