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

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Bus via Tralee

  1. Take the bus from Dingle, stop 635631 to Brandon Hotel, stop 635861
  2. Take the bus from Prince's Street to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
  3. Take the bus from Henry St to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Dingle, stop 635631 to Casement Station, stop 635061
  2. Take the bus from Casement Station, stop 635061 to Colbert Station, stop 635031
  3. Take the bus from Colbert Station, stop 635031 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Dingle, stop 635631 to Casement Station, stop 635061
  2. Take the train from Tralee to Portarlington
  3. Take the train from Portarlington to Galway

Drive

  1. Drive from Dingle to Galway

Dingle to Galway by bus and walk

The journey time between Dingle and Galway is around 7h 6m and covers a distance of around 247 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 8m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 35m. Operated by Bus Eireann, Dublin Coach, Transport for Ireland and others, the Dingle to Galway service departs from Dingle, stop 635631 and arrives in Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station. Typically 32 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 58m
Layover time:
3h 8m
Total time:
7h 6m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 35m
Journey distance:
247 km
Services per week:
32
Cheapest price:
€27
Carbon emissions:
30 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:00
Last service departs at:
21:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dingle to Galway bus and walk schedules

Dingle → Galway
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Galway is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Galway is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Galway is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dingle to Galway is to bus which costs €19 - €29 and takes 7h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Dingle to Galway is to drive which costs €28 - €45 and takes 2h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dingle to Galway station. However, there are services departing from Dingle, stop 635631 and arriving at Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station via Prince's Street and Henry St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 46m.

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The distance between Dingle and Galway is 150 km. The road distance is 246.5 km.

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The best way to get from Dingle to Galway without a car is to bus via Tralee which takes 5h 46m and costs €25 - €40.

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It takes approximately 5h 46m to get from Dingle to Galway, including transfers.

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Dingle to Galway bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Dingle, stop 635631 station.

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Dingle to Galway bus services, operated by Citylink, arrive at Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dingle to Galway is 247 km. It takes approximately 2h 57m to drive from Dingle to Galway.

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Map of how to get from Dingle to Galway.
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  • Distance: 150.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 46m

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

You can take a bus from Dingle to Galway via Brandon Hotel, stop 635861, Prince's Street, Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay, and Henry St in around 5h 46m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Tralee to Portarlington
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€20 - €30
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€20 - €24
Flexible
€26 - €30
Train from Portarlington to Galway
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€13 - €16
Flexible
€16 - €19
Bus operators
Bus Eireann

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.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dingle, stop 635631 to Brandon Hotel, stop 635861
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Dingle, stop 635631 to Casement Station, stop 635061
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Casement Station, stop 635061 to Colbert Station, stop 635031
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Colbert Station, stop 635031 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Bus Eireann
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Prince's Street to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Dublin Coach
Transport for Ireland
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Email
info@nationaltransport.ie
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Prince's Street to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Transport for Ireland
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Henry St to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €15
Website
Citylink
Standard
€10 - €15
Web Fare
€8 - €12

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