There are 5 ways to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Galway by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 53 min

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

$28 - $37

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Bus Transport for Ireland  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Elphin to Roscommon 570
  2. Take the bus from The Square Roscommon to Galway Cathedral 433

$22 - $28

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 25 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 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Carrick-on-Shannon, Carrick On Shannon Coffee Shop to Sligo, Sligo Bus Station 23 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sligo, Sligo Bus Station to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station 64

$34 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

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

$17 - $26

Questions & Answers

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 28 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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The best way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Galway without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Galway, including transfers.

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Carrick-on-Shannon to Galway bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Carrick-on-Shannon, Carrick On Shannon Coffee Shop station.

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Carrick-on-Shannon to Galway bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carrick-on-Shannon to Galway is 128 km. It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to drive from Carrick-on-Shannon to Galway.

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There are 331+ hotels available in Galway. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Galway.
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  • Distance: 61.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 53 min

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
48 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
local link
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Website
locallink.ie
Bus from Elphin to Roscommon
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
locallink.ie
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from The Square Roscommon to Galway Cathedral
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
journeyplanner.transportforireland.ie

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