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There are 10 ways to get from Bregenz to Galway by train, plane, bus, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to Zurich, fly to Shannon, bus  •  10h 56m

  1. Take the train from St. Margrethen to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Shannon (SNN) ZRH - SNN
  3. Take the bus from Shannon Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station

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Train to Memmingen, fly to Dublin, train  •  11h 51m

  1. Take the train from Lindau Hbf to Memmingen
  2. Fly from Memmingen (FMM) to Dublin (DUB) FMM - DUB
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

124€ - 414€

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Train to Zurich, fly to Cork, bus  •  10h 49m

  1. Take the train from St. Margrethen to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Cork (ORK) ZRH - ORK
  3. Take the bus from Cork Airport Car Park, Cork Airport Car Park to Galway Coach Station

167€ - 405€

Train to Zurich, fly to Dublin, train  •  10h 36m

  1. Take the train from St. Margrethen to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Dublin (DUB) ZRH - DUB
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

141€ - 347€

Fly Friedrichshafen to Dublin, train  •  12h 39m

  1. Fly from Friedrichshafen (FDH) to Dublin (DUB) FDH - DUB
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

164€ - 542€

Train to Memmingen, fly to Shannon, bus  •  15h 6m

  1. Take the train from Lindau Hbf to Memmingen
  2. Fly from Memmingen (FMM) to Shannon (SNN) FMM - SNN
  3. Take the bus from Shannon Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Dublin, train  •  12h 56m

  1. Take the train from Lindau Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Dublin (DUB) STR - DUB
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

133€ - 337€

Bus, bus and ferry via Pilsen  •  39h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Bregenz to Pilsen
  2. Take the bus from Pilsen, CAN to London, Victoria Green Line Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  4. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway Coach Station 720

149€ - 188€

Bus, bus and ferry  •  41h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Bregenz to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N77
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to London
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  4. Take the bus from Busáras to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station X20 / ...

Drive, car ferry  •  33h 3m

  1. Drive from Bregenz to Cherbourg
  2. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin
  3. Drive from Dublin to Galway

191€ - 294€

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The cheapest way to get from Bregenz to Galway is to bus and bus and ferry via Pilsen which costs 140€ - 190€ and takes 39h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Bregenz to Galway is to train and fly which costs 140€ - 350€ and takes 10h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bregenz to Galway station. However, there are services departing from Bregenz and arriving at Galway Coach Station via Pilsen, CAN, London Victoria and Dublin City South, Burgh Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 36m.

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The distance between Bregenz and Galway is 1473 km.

The best way to get from Bregenz to Galway without a car is to bus and bus and ferry via Pilsen which takes 39h 36m and costs 140€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 10h 56m to get from Bregenz to Galway, including transfers.

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Bregenz to Galway bus services, operated by Nobless Line, depart from Bregenz station.

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There is no direct flight from Zurich Airport to Shannon Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 20m and has one stopover.

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Bregenz to Galway bus services, operated by Transport for Ireland, arrive at Galway Coach Station.

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Galway is 1h behind Bregenz. It is currently 11:04 AM in Bregenz and 10:04 AM in Galway.

Map of how to get from Bregenz to Galway.
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  • Distance: 920.6 miles
  • Duration: 10h 56m

What companies run services between Bregenz, Austria and Galway, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Bregenz to Galway. However, you can take the train to St. Margrethen, take the train to Zürich Flughafen, take the walk to Zurich airport, fly to Shannon, take the walk to Shannon Airport, then take the bus to Galway. Alternatively, you can take the train to St. Margrethen, take the train to Zürich Flughafen, take the walk to Zurich airport, fly to Cork, take the walk to Cork Airport Car Park, Cork Airport Car Park, then take the bus to Galway.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Shannon via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
170€ - 650€
Flights from Zurich to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 650€
Flights from Zurich to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 600€
Flights from Zurich to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 500€
Flights from Zurich to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 470€
Flights from Zurich to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 470€
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Dublin via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Dublin via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 700€
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Dublin via Dusseldorf, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Dublin via Dusseldorf, London City
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Flights from Stuttgart to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Shannon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
190€ - 11000€
Flights from Zurich to Shannon via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
190€ - 11000€
Flights from Zurich to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Flights from Zurich to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 1000€
Flights from Stuttgart to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 600€
Flights from Stuttgart to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 600€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Cork via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290€ - 700€
Flights from Zurich to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 440€
Flights from Stuttgart to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 550€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Memmingen to Shannon via Alicante
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Flights from Memmingen to Shannon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 460€
Flights from Memmingen to Shannon via Malaga
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Flights from Memmingen to Shannon via Zadar, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Flights from Stuttgart to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 200€
Flights from Memmingen to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 310€
Flights from Memmingen to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 310€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Cork
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 650€
Flights from Zurich to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Flights from Stuttgart to Dublin via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 650€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 490€
Flights from Stuttgart to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Zurich to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 500€
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from St. Margrethen to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from St. Margrethen to Zuerich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Lindau Hbf to Memmingen
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 30€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Lindau Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from St. Margrethen to Zuerich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 23€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Lindau Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 45€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Bus �ireann
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Shannon Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Busáras to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Cork Airport Car Park, Cork Airport Car Park to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 21€
Website
Citylink
Standard
14€ - 21€
Web Fare
12€ - 18€
Nobless Line
Website
noblessline.cz
Bus from Bregenz to Pilsen
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
57€
Schedules at
noblessline.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Pilsen, CAN to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
RegioJet
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Plzeň to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 80€
Schedules at
elines.cz
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Book at
National Express
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
17€ - 21€
Website
Transport for Ireland
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bregenz to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to London
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
120€ - 140€
On Foot
55€ - 65€
car
100€
Passenger
35€

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Swiss, British Airways, Aer Lingus and Lufthansa offer flights from Zurich Airport to Shannon Airport.

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