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There are 3 ways to get from Buncrana to Galway by bus or car

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Bus Bus Feda Teoranta  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Letterkenny, Bus Station to Galway Cathedral 964

$25 - $46

2 alternative options

Bus Bus Eireann  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Foyle Street Bus Station Derry to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station 64

$48 - $63

Drive  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Buncrana to Galway 174.6 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Buncrana to Galway is to bus which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 5 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buncrana 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 Buncrana to Galway. However, there are services departing from St.Mary's Road Buncrana and arriving at Galway Cathedral via Letterkenny, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

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The distance between Buncrana and Galway is 232 km. The road distance is 279.3 km.

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The best way to get from Buncrana to Galway without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 55 min and costs 21€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from Buncrana to Galway, including transfers.

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Buncrana to Galway bus services, operated by Bus Feda Teoranta, arrive at Letterkenny, Bus Station.

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Buncrana to Galway bus services, operated by Bus Feda Teoranta, arrive at Galway Cathedral station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Buncrana to Galway is 279 km. It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to drive from Buncrana to Galway.

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There are 318+ hotels available in Galway. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Buncrana to Galway.
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  • Distance: 144.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 55 min

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

Bus Feda Teoranta operates a bus from Buncrana to Galway twice daily. Tickets cost $17 - $23 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min.

Bus operators
Bus Feda Teoranta
Website
feda.ie
Bus from Letterkenny, Bus Station to Galway Cathedral
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
feda.iesite
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Foyle Street Bus Station Derry to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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