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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Sallins And Naas to Portarlington
  2. Take the train from Portarlington to Galway

Cheapest

Line 120 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 120 bus from Clane Garda Station, stop 104781 to Bachelors Walk, stop 316
  2. Take the bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station

Line 120 bus, bus via Dublin City South, Burgh Quay

  1. Take the line 120 bus from Clane Garda Station, stop 104781 to Bachelors Walk, stop 316
  2. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway City, Coach Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Clane to Galway

Clane to Galway by bus and train

The journey time between Clane and Galway is around 3h 29m and covers a distance of around 184 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 12m. Operated by J.J.Kavanagh & Sons and Irish Rail, the Clane to Galway service departs from Clane, Main Street and arrives in Galway. Typically 63 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

63 Weekly Services
3h 29m Average Duration
€27 Cheapest Price
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The most affordable way to get from Clane to Galway is to line 120 bus and bus, which costs €15 - €26 and takes 3h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Clane to Galway is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 1h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Clane station to Galway station. However, there are services departing from Clane Garda Station, stop 104781 and arriving at Galway Coach Station via Temple Bar, Crampton Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 47m.

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The distance between Clane and Galway is 157 km. The road distance is 190.1 km.

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The best way to get from Clane to Galway without a car is to train which takes 3h 29m and costs €27 - €40.

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It takes approximately 3h 29m to get from Clane to Galway, including transfers.

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Clane to Galway bus services, operated by Go-Ahead, depart from Clane Garda Station, stop 104781.

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The best way to get from Clane to Galway is to train which takes 3h 29m and costs €27 - €40. Alternatively, you can line 120 bus and bus, which costs €15 - €26 and takes 3h 47m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Clane to Galway is 190 km. It takes approximately 1h 54m to drive from Clane to Galway.

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  • Distance: 157.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 29m

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

You can take a train from Clane to Galway via Sallins, Arrow Station Sallins, Sallins And Naas, and Portarlington in around 3h 29m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Clane to Galway via Bachelors Walk, stop 316 and Temple Bar, Crampton Quay in around 3h 47m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Sallins And Naas to Portarlington
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€7 - €9
Flexible
€8 - €10
Train from Portarlington to Galway
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€13 - €16
Flexible
€16 - €19
Bus operators
Go-Ahead
Phone
1850 80 40 71
Email
customercomment@goaheadireland.ie
Website
goaheadireland.ie
Bus from Clane Garda Station, stop 104781 to Bachelors Walk, stop 316
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Go-Ahead
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
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
GoBus.ie
Phone
+353 (0)91 564600
Email
info@gobus.ie
Website
gobus.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway City, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
GoBus.ie

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