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There are 9 ways to get from Calais to Galway by bus, bus and ferry, train or plane

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Bus, bus and ferry

  1. Take the bus from Calais Peco Total to Deva
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Deva to Dublin
  3. Take the bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station

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Train, bus to Beauvais, fly to Dublin

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Amiens
  2. Take the bus from Amiens - Gare Routière to Tille - Aéroport
  3. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Dublin (DUB)
  4. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

Train, bus, bus and ferry

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Deva
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Deva to Dublin
  4. Take the bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station

Train, train to Brussels, fly to Dublin

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Dublin (DUB)
  4. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Shannon, bus

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Intl
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Shannon (SNN)
  4. Take the bus from Shannon Airport, stop 609581 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041

Train, train to London Stansted, fly to Shannon, bus

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Intl
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Shannon (SNN)
  4. Take the bus from Shannon Airport, stop 609581 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Shannon, bus

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Intl
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  4. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Shannon (SNN)
  5. Take the bus from Shannon Airport, stop 609581 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041

Train, train to London Stansted, fly to Knock, bus

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Intl
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Knock (NOC)
  4. Take the bus from Knock Airport, stop 553081 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Cork, bus

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
  4. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Cork (ORK)
  5. Take the bus from Cork Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station

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The cheapest way to get from Calais to Galway is to train and bus and fly which costs €70 - €320 and takes 11h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Galway is to train and fly and bus which costs €180 - €750 and takes 10h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Calais to Galway station. However, there are services departing from Calais Peco Total and arriving at Galway Coach Station via Deva, Merrion Sq South, stop 7391 and Temple Bar, Crampton Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 6h.

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It is approximately 787 km to get from Calais to Galway.

The best way to get from Calais to Galway without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 3 days 6h and costs €190 - €260.

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It takes approximately 3 days 6h to get from Calais to Galway, including transfers.

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Calais to Galway bus services, operated by SC Latino Expres S.R.L., depart from Calais Peco Total station.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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

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Galway is 1h behind Calais. It is currently 12:52 AM in Calais and 11:52 PM in Galway.

Map of how to get from Calais to Galway.
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  • Distance: 787.3 km
  • Duration: 3 days 6h

What companies run services between Calais, France and Galway, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Calais to Galway. However, you can take the bus to Deva, take the walk to Deva, take the bus and ferry to Dublin, take the walk to Merrion Sq South, stop 7391, take the line 26 bus to Westmoreland Street, stop 317, take the walk to Temple Bar, Crampton Quay, then take the bus to Galway Coach Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Calais to Galway via Lille Flandres, Lille, Deva, Deva, Dublin, Merrion Sq South, stop 7391, Westmoreland Street, stop 317, and Temple Bar, Crampton Quay in around 3 days 14h.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€23 - €410
Flights from Beauvais to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€26 - €320
Flights from London Stansted to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€11 - €200
Flights from London Gatwick to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €370
Flights from London Stansted to Knock
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€27 - €390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €700
Flights from London Heathrow to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €470
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €900
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Brussels to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €460
Flights from London Heathrow to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €470
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €800
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Cork via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €1100
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Knock
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €400
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€13 - €20
Rail 1st Class
€21 - €35
Train from Calais Ville to Amiens
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€20 - €30
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€32 - €38
1st Class
€27 - €32
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€60 - €330
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€290 - €330
Standard
€60 - €75
Standard Premier
€100 - €130
Train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Intl
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€85 - €340
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €340
Standard
€85 - €110
Standard Premier
€130 - €170
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€15 - €20
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€15 - €20
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
Bus operators
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Calais Peco Total to Deva
Ave. Duration
29h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Matei Unitrans
Website
mateiunitrans.ro
Bus and ferry from Deva to Dublin
Ave. Duration
44h 34m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€120 - €150
Schedules at
mateiunitrans.ro
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
Bus from Cork Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
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
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Lille to Deva
Ave. Duration
35h 22m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€100
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
Réseau régional - Oise
Phone
09 70 15 01 50
Email
contact@oise-mobilite.fr
Website
oise-mobilite.fr
Bus from Amiens - Gare Routière to Tille - Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Réseau régional - Oise
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Shannon Airport, stop 609581 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Knock Airport, stop 553081 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Bus Eireann

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