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Bus  •  2h 40m

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

Cheapest option

Bus via Temple Bar, Crampton Quay  •  3h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway City, Coach Station 763

€13 - €22

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Train  •  3h 32m

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Galway Galway Service

€19 - €27

Bus #2  •  3h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Busáras, stop 135001 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 20 / ...

€18 - €26

Drive  •  2h 9m

  1. Drive from Dublin Connolly to Galway 209.1 km

€23 - €35

Dublin Connolly → Galway
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin Connolly to Galway is to bus via Temple Bar, Crampton Quay which costs €13 - €22 and takes 3h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin Connolly to Galway is to drive which costs €23 - €35 and takes 2h 9m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay and arriving at Galway City, Coach Station station. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dublin Connolly to Galway. However, there are services departing from Busáras and arriving at Galway via Heuston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 32m.

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The distance between Dublin Connolly and Galway is 186 km. The road distance is 209.1 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin Connolly to Galway without a car is to bus which takes 2h 40m and costs .

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The bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway City, Coach Station takes 2h 30m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Dublin Connolly to Galway bus services, operated by GoBus.ie, depart from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay station.

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Dublin Connolly to Galway train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Heuston station.

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The best way to get from Dublin Connolly to Galway is to bus which takes 2h 40m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs €18 - €28 and takes 3h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Dublin Connolly to Galway.
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  • Distance: 186.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 40m

What companies run services between Dublin Connolly, Ireland and Galway, Ireland?

GoBus.ie operates a bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway City, Coach Station every 3 hours, and the journey takes 2h 30m. Alternatively, Irish Rail operates a train from Heuston to Galway every 4 hours. Tickets cost €17 - €25 and the journey takes 2h 19m.

Train operators
Bus operators
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
Every 3 hours
Website
GoBus.ie
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway City, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €22
Website
Citylink
Standard
€16 - €22
Web Fare
€13 - €20
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 Busáras, stop 135001 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
Bus Eireann

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Dublin Connolly to Galway bus services, operated by GoBus.ie, arrive at Galway City, Coach Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin Connolly to Galway is 209 km. It takes approximately 2h 9m to drive from Dublin Connolly to Galway.

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