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There are 4 ways to get from Bethesda to Galway by car ferry, train, bus or car

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Car ferry, train

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

Cheapest

Bus, car ferry

  1. Take the bus from Bangor, Bus Station C to Holyhead, Summer Hill
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  3. Take the bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station

Bus, car ferry via Dublin

  1. Take the bus from Bangor, Bus Station C to Holyhead, Summer Hill
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  3. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway City, Coach Station

Drive, car ferry

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

Bethesda to Galway by bus, train, walk, car ferry and tram

The journey time between Bethesda and Galway is around 10h 33m and covers a distance of around 378 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 22m. Operated by Llew Jones Coaches, Gwynfor Coaches, Transport for Wales and others, the Bethesda to Galway service departs from Bethesda, Victoria Square and arrives in Galway. Typically 34 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

34 Weekly Services
10h 33m Average Duration
€64 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bethesda to Galway is to bus and car ferry which costs £45 - £65 and takes 11h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Bethesda to Galway is to drive and car ferry which costs £70 - £95 and takes 6h 4m.

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The distance between Bethesda and Galway is 332 km.

The best way to get from Bethesda to Galway without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 10h 33m and costs £55 - £95.

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It takes approximately 10h 33m to get from Bethesda to Galway, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Bethesda to Galway.
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  • Distance: 332.2 km
  • Duration: 10h 33m

What companies run services between Bethesda, Gwynedd, Wales and Galway, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Bethesda to Galway. However, you can take the bus to Bangor, station, take the walk to Bangor (Gwynedd), take the train to Holyhead, take the walk to Holyhead, take the car ferry to Dublin, take the walk to Ferry Terminal, stop 2270, take the line 53 bus to Mabbot Street, stop 4380, take the walk to Busáras, take the tram to Heuston, take the walk to Dublin Heuston, then take the train to Galway. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Bethesda to Galway via Bangor, Bus Station C, Holyhead, Summer Hill, Holyhead, Dublin, Ferry Terminal, stop 2270, Mabbot Street, stop 4380, and Temple Bar, Crampton Quay in around 11h 27m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva Wales
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bangor, Bus Station C to Holyhead, Summer Hill
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Arriva Wales
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €21
Website
Citylink
Standard
€14 - €21
Web Fare
€12 - €18
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Temple Bar, Aston Quay to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€15
Website
Aircoach
GoBus.ie
Phone
+353 (0)91 564600
Email
info@gobus.ie
Website
gobus.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway City, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
GoBus.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
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€33 - €37
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
€120 - €140
On Foot
€33 - €37

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