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There are 12 ways to get from Falkirk to Galway by bus and ferry, bus, train, car, car ferry or plane

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Bus and ferry, bus via Forth Valley Royal Hospital  •  14h 18m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Glasgow Buchanan to Belfast Europa Bus Centre 923
  2. Take the bus from Glengall Street to Dublin Airport T1 785
  3. Take the bus from Dublin Airport Zone 11 to Galway Coach Stn 761 / ...

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Fly Edinburgh to Knock, bus  •  6h 8m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Knock (NOC) EDI - NOC
  2. Take the bus from Knock Airport to Galway Bus Station

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Bus and ferry, bus, train  •  14h 33m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Glasgow Buchanan to Belfast Europa Bus Centre 923
  2. Take the bus from Glengall Street to Burgh Quay 785
  3. Take the train from Dublin Heuston to Galway Re

Bus and ferry, bus  •  15h 4m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Glasgow Buchanan to Belfast Europa Bus Centre 923
  2. Take the bus from Glengall Street to Dublin Airport T1 785
  3. Take the bus from Dublin Airport T1 to Galway Coach Stn 706

Drive, car ferry  •  8h

  1. Drive from Falkirk to Cairnryan
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Drive from Belfast to Galway

Fly Edinburgh to Shannon, bus  •  6h 8m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Shannon (SNN) EDI - SNN
  2. Take the bus from Shannon Airport to Galway Bus Station

Fly Edinburgh to Dublin, train  •  7h 47m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Dublin (DUB) EDI - DUB
  2. Take the train from Dublin Heuston to Galway

Fly Glasgow to Dublin, train  •  8h 11m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Dublin (DUB) GLA - DUB
  2. Take the train from Dublin Heuston to Galway

Fly Edinburgh to Belfast (Aldergrove), drive  •  6h 22m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) EDI - BFS
  2. Drive from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Galway

Fly Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove), drive  •  6h 46m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) GLA - BFS
  2. Drive from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Galway

Fly Edinburgh to Cork, bus  •  8h 19m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Cork (ORK) EDI - ORK
  2. Take the bus from Coburg Street to Galway Coach Stn

Fly Edinburgh to Belfast City, train  •  9h 17m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Belfast City (BHD) EDI - BHD
  2. Take the train from Belfast to Dublin Connolly
  3. Take the train from Dublin Heuston to Galway

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The cheapest way to get from Falkirk to Galway is to bus and ferry and bus which costs £45 - £65 and takes 15h 4m.

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The fastest way to get from Falkirk to Galway is to fly and bus which takes 6h 8m and costs £30 - £150.

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No, there is no direct bus from Falkirk to Galway. However, there are services departing from St Andrew`s Church and arriving at Galway Coach Stn via Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Glasgow Buchanan, Glengall Street and Dublin Airport Zone 11. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 18m.

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The distance between Falkirk and Galway is 455 km.

The best way to get from Falkirk to Galway without a car is to bus and ferry and bus via Forth Valley Royal Hospital which takes 14h 18m and costs £45 - £75.

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It takes approximately 14h 18m to get from Falkirk to Galway, including transfers.

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Falkirk to Galway bus services, operated by Translink UK, depart from Glasgow Buchanan station.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Shannon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Falkirk to Galway bus services, operated by Citylink, arrive at Galway Coach Stn station.

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Ryanair offers flights from Edinburgh Airport to Shannon Airport.

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Map of how to get from Falkirk to Galway.
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  • Distance: 454.7 km
  • Duration: 14h 18m

What companies run services between Falkirk, Scotland and Galway, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Falkirk to Galway. However, you can take the line 38 bus to Forth Valley Royal Hospital, take the bus to Buchanan Bus Station, take the walk to Glasgow Buchanan, take the bus and ferry to Belfast Europa Bus Centre, take the walk to Glengall Street, take the bus to Dublin Airport T1, take the walk to Dublin Airport Zone 11, then take the bus to Galway Coach Stn. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Falkirk to Galway via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow Buchanan, Belfast Europa Bus Centre, Glengall Street, Burgh Quay, Abbey Street, Heuston, and Dublin Heuston in around 14h 33m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€26 - €150
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€26 - €160
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€17 - €130
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€16 - €120
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€14 - €160
Flights from Edinburgh to Knock
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€16 - €130
Flights from Edinburgh to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€15 - €75
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €190
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €340
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €170
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€15 - €220
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€13 - €230
Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Dublin Heuston to Galway
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €26
Website
http://www.irishrail.ie/
Schedules at
https://www.irishrail.ie/en-ie/train-timetables
Book at
https://journeyplanner.irishrail.ie/webapp/#!P|TP!histId|0!histKey|H111568
Semi Flexible
€17 - €25
Flexible
€18 - €26
Train from Belfast to Dublin Connolly
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
http://www.irishrail.ie/
Schedules at
https://www.irishrail.ie/en-ie/train-timetables
Book at
https://journeyplanner.irishrail.ie/webapp/#!P|TP!histId|0!histKey|H111568
Semi Flexible
€16 - €22
Flexible
€16 - €23
Bus operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus and ferry from Glasgow Buchanan to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
https://www.translink.co.uk/
Adult Single
€30 - €45
Dublin Express
Phone
+353 1 903 9508
Website
dublinexpress.ie
Bus from Glengall Street to Dublin Airport T1
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8
Website
https://www.dublinexpress.ie/
Bus from Glengall Street to Burgh Quay
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
https://www.dublinexpress.ie/
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport Zone 11 to Galway Coach Stn
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €25
Website
https://www.citylink.ie/
Web Fare
€15 - €21
On Bus
€18 - €25
Bus from Coburg Street to Galway Coach Stn
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €24
Website
https://www.citylink.ie/
Web Fare
€14 - €20
On Bus
€17 - €24
Eireagle
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
eireagle.com
Bus from Dublin Airport Arrival Terminal 1 to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€18
Website
Eireagle
Aircoach
Phone
+353 0 1 844 7118
Email
info@aircoach.ie
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport T1 to Galway Coach Stn
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
https://www.aircoach.ie/
Expressway
Phone
0818 836611
Website
expressway.ie
Bus from Shannon Airport to Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
https://www.expressway.ie/
Schedules at
https://www.expressway.ie/routes-and-timetables
Book at
https://www.expressway.ie/journey-search
Standard
€13 - €19
Bus from Knock Airport to Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
https://www.expressway.ie/
Schedules at
https://www.expressway.ie/routes-and-timetables
Book at
https://www.expressway.ie/journey-search
Standard
€13 - €19
Bus Éireann
Phone
+353 1 836 6111
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Shannon Airport to Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
https://www.buseireann.ie/
Bus from Knock Airport to Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
https://www.buseireann.ie/
Ferry operators

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