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There are 4 ways to get from Dublin to Rossaveal by train, bus or car

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Train, line 424 bus  •  3h 51m

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Galway Galway Service
  2. Take the line 424 bus from Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 to Rossaveal, stop 533041 424

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Bus, line 424 bus  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station 660 / ...
  2. Take the line 424 bus from Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 to Rossaveal, stop 533041 424

2 alternative options

Bus, line 424 bus #2  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway City, Coach Station 720
  2. Take the line 424 bus from Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 to Rossaveal, stop 533041 424

Drive  •  2h 47m

  1. Drive from Dublin to Rossaveal 246.9 km

Dublin to Rossaveal by train and bus

The journey time between Dublin and Rossaveal is around 4h 40m and covers a distance of around 247 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 16m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 27m. Operated by Irish Rail and Bus Eireann, the Dublin to Rossaveal service departs from Heuston and arrives in Rossaveal, stop 533041. Typically 44 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 23m
Layover time:
1h 16m
Total time:
4h 40m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 27m
Journey distance:
247 km
Services per week:
44
Cheapest price:
€25
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:35
Last service departs at:
19:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dublin to Rossaveal train and bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Rossaveal is to bus and line 424 bus which costs €20 - €35 and takes 4h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Rossaveal is to drive which costs €28 - €45 and takes 2h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Rossaveal. However, there are services departing from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay and arriving at Rossaveal, stop 533041 via Galway Bus Station, stop 555041. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 2m.

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The distance between Dublin and Rossaveal is 220 km. The road distance is 246.9 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Rossaveal without a car is to train and line 424 bus which takes 3h 51m and costs €25 - €40.

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It takes approximately 3h 51m to get from Dublin to Rossaveal, including transfers.

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

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Dublin to Rossaveal bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Rossaveal, stop 533041 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to Rossaveal is 247 km. It takes approximately 2h 47m to drive from Dublin to Rossaveal.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Rossaveal. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Rossaveal.
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  • Distance: 220.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 51m

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Rossaveal, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Dublin to Rossaveal via Galway Coach Station and Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 in around 4h 2m.

Train operators
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 Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 to Rossaveal, stop 533041
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Bus Eireann
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
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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