There are 4 ways to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Galway by bus, train or car

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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Bus  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Longford, Outside Train Station to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station 425 / ...

$28 - $37

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Longford, Outside Train Station to Athlone, Athlone Bus Station 466 / ...
  2. Take the train from Athlone to Galway Galway Service

$35 - $49

Bus via Sligo, Sligo Bus Station  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Carrick-on-Shannon, Carrick On Shannon Coffee Shop to Sligo, Sligo Bus Station 469 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sligo, Sligo Bus Station to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station 64

$34 - $41

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Carrick-on-Shannon to Galway 79.8 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Galway is to drive which costs 15€ - 22€ and takes 1 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Galway is to drive which costs 15€ - 22€ and takes 1 h 39 min.

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The distance between Carrick-on-Shannon and Galway is 98 km. The road distance is 127.7 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Galway, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carrick-on-Shannon to Galway station. However, there are services departing from Carrick-on-Shannon, Carrick On Shannon Coffee Shop and arriving at Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station via Sligo, Sligo Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 33 min.

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What companies run services between Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland and Galway, Ireland?

Bus Eireann operates a bus from Carrick-on-Shannon to Galway once daily. Tickets cost $20 - $25 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Longford, Outside Train Station to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Longford, Outside Train Station to Athlone, Athlone Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Carrick-on-Shannon, Carrick On Shannon Coffee Shop to Sligo, Sligo Bus Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Sligo, Sligo Bus Station to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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