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

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Line 65 bus, bus via Temple Bar, Crampton Quay  •  4h 15m

  1. Take the line 65 bus from Blessington, stop 4051 to Poolbeg St, stop 7564 65
  2. Take the bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station 660 / ...

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Train  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Galway Galway Service / ...

Line 65 bus, bus  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the line 65 bus from Blessington, stop 4051 to Poolbeg St, stop 7564 65
  2. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway City, Coach Station 720

Drive  •  2h 15m

  1. Drive from Blessington to Galway 219.9 km

Blessington to Galway by bus and walk

97 Weekly Services
4h 15m Average Duration
€16 Cheapest Price
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The cost-effective way to get from Blessington to Galway is to line 65 bus and bus via Temple Bar, Crampton Quay, which costs €15 - €25 and takes 4h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Blessington to Galway is to drive which costs €45 - €70 and takes 2h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Blessington to Galway station. However, there are services departing from Blessington, stop 4051 and arriving at Galway Coach Station via Temple Bar, Crampton Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 15m.

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The distance between Blessington and Galway is 168 km. The road distance is 219.9 km.

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The best way to get from Blessington to Galway without a car is to line 65 bus and bus via Temple Bar, Crampton Quay which takes 4h 15m and costs €15 - €25.

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It takes approximately 4h 15m to get from Blessington to Galway, including transfers.

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Blessington to Galway bus services, operated by Dublin Bus, depart from Blessington, stop 4051 station.

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The best way to get from Blessington to Galway is to line 65 bus and bus via Temple Bar, Crampton Quay which takes 4h 15m and costs €15 - €25. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €22 - €35 and takes 4h 22m.

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Blessington to Galway bus services, operated by Citylink, arrive at Galway Coach Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Blessington to Galway is 220 km. It takes approximately 2h 15m to drive from Blessington to Galway.

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  • Distance: 168 km
  • Duration: 4h 15m

What companies run services between Blessington, Ireland and Galway, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Blessington to Galway via Poolbeg St, stop 7564 and Temple Bar, Crampton Quay in around 4h 15m. Alternatively, Irish Rail operates a train from Heuston to Galway every 2 hours. Tickets cost €17 - €24 and the journey takes 2h 19m.

Train operators
Bus operators
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

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