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There are 4 ways to get from Castlebar to Galway by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station 52 / ...

8€ - 10€

3 alternative options

Train  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the train from Castlebar Train Station to Athlone 9
  2. Take the train from Athlone to Galway 6

35€ - 50€

Taxi  •  1h 10m

  1. Take a taxi from Castlebar to Galway 48.1 miles

90€ - 110€

Drive  •  1h 10m

  1. Drive from Castlebar to Galway 48.1 miles

9€ - 14€

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The cheapest way to get from Castlebar to Galway is to bus which costs 8€ - 10€ and takes 1h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Castlebar to Galway is to taxi which costs 90€ - 110€ and takes 1h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar and arriving at Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station station. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Castlebar station to Galway. However, there are services departing from Castlebar Train Station and arriving at Galway via Athlone. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 35m.

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The distance between Castlebar and Galway is 67 km. The road distance is 77 km.

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The best way to get from Castlebar to Galway without a car is to bus which takes 1h 45m and costs 8€ - 10€.

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The bus from Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station takes 1h 45m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Castlebar to Galway bus services, operated by Bus �ireann, depart from Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar station.

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Castlebar to Galway train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Castlebar Train Station.

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The best way to get from Castlebar to Galway is to bus which takes 1h 45m and costs 8€ - 10€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Castlebar to Galway.
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  • Distance: 41.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 45m

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

Bus �ireann operates a bus from Castlebar to Galway every 2 hours, and the journey takes 1h 45m. Transport for Ireland also services this route 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Castlebar to Galway via Athlone in around 3h 35m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Castlebar Train Station to Athlone
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
Irish Rail
Train from Athlone to Galway
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Irish Rail
Bus operators
Bus �ireann
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar to SIPTU Bothar Ui Eithir Galway
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
Transport for Ireland
Other operators
Taxi from Castlebar to Galway
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Estimated price
90€ - 110€

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Castlebar to Galway bus services, operated by Bus �ireann, arrive at Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station.

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Castlebar to Galway train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Galway station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Castlebar to Galway is 77 km. It takes approximately 1h 10m to drive from Castlebar to Galway.

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