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There are 4 ways to get from Dublin City University to Galway by bus, train or car

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Bus via Temple Bar, Crampton Quay  •  3h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station 660 / ...

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway City, Coach Station 720

Train  •  4h

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Galway Galway Service / ...

Drive  •  2h 9m

  1. Drive from Dublin City University to Galway 212.7 km

Dublin City University to Galway by walk and bus

The journey time between Dublin City University and Galway is around 3h 34m and covers a distance of around 213 km. This includes an average layover time of around 25 min. Operated by Dublin Bus, Citylink and Aircoach, the Dublin City University to Galway service departs from Dublin City University and arrives in Galway Coach Station. Typically 196 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

196 Weekly Services
3h 34m Average Duration
€15 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Dublin City University to Galway is to bus via Temple Bar, Crampton Quay which costs €14 - €25 and takes 3h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin City University to Galway is to drive which costs €40 - €65 and takes 2h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin City University to Galway station. However, there are services departing from DCU Ballymun Road, stop 37 and arriving at Galway Coach Station via Temple Bar, Crampton Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 34m.

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The distance between Dublin City University and Galway is 186 km. The road distance is 212.7 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin City University to Galway without a car is to bus via Temple Bar, Crampton Quay which takes 3h 34m and costs €14 - €25.

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It takes approximately 3h 34m to get from Dublin City University to Galway, including transfers.

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Dublin City University to Galway bus services, operated by Citylink, depart from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay station.

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The best way to get from Dublin City University to Galway is to bus via Temple Bar, Crampton Quay which takes 3h 34m and costs €14 - €25. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €20 - €30 and takes 4h.

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Dublin City University to Galway bus services, operated by Citylink, arrive at Galway Coach Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin City University to Galway is 213 km. It takes approximately 2h 9m to drive from Dublin City University to Galway.

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  • Distance: 185.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 34m

What companies run services between Dublin City University, Ireland and Galway, Ireland?

Citylink operates a bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station hourly. Tickets cost €12 - €21 and the journey takes 2h 30m. Aircoach also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, Irish Rail operates a train from Heuston to Galway every 3 hours. Tickets cost €17 - €24 and the journey takes 2h 19m.

Train operators
Bus operators
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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