There are 3 ways to get from Clifden to Galway by bus, taxi or car
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Clifden to Galway by bus
The bus journey time between Clifden and Galway is around 1h 25m and covers a distance of around 77 km. Operated by Citylink and Bus Eireann, the Clifden to Galway bus service departs from Clifden, Clifden and arrives in Newcastle Road-NUIG West Gate. Typically 55 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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The cheapest way to get from Clifden to Galway is to bus which costs €7 - €14 and takes 1h 25m.
The quickest way to get from Clifden to Galway is to taxi which costs €130 - €160 and takes 1h 11m.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Clifden, Clifden and arriving at Newcastle Road-NUIG West Gate. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 25m.
The distance between Clifden and Galway is 69 km. The road distance is 78.8 km.
The best way to get from Clifden to Galway without a car is to bus which takes 1h 25m and costs €7 - €14.
The bus from Clifden, Clifden to Newcastle Road-NUIG West Gate takes 1h 25m including transfers and departs every four hours.
Clifden to Galway bus services, operated by Citylink, depart from Clifden, Clifden station.
Clifden to Galway bus services, operated by Citylink, arrive at Newcastle Road-NUIG West Gate station.
Yes, the driving distance between Clifden to Galway is 79 km. It takes approximately 1h 11m to drive from Clifden to Galway.
There are 104+ hotels available in Galway. Prices start at €100 per night.
What companies run services between Clifden, Ireland and Galway, Ireland?
Citylink operates a bus from Clifden, Clifden to Newcastle Road-NUIG West Gate every 4 hours. Tickets cost €7 - €13 and the journey takes 1h 25m. Bus Eireann also services this route 3 times a day.
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.
Bus from Clifden, stop 635401 to Newcastle PO, stop 525681
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 21m
- 3 times a day
- Estimated price
- €10 - €14
- Bus Eireann
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