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There are 8 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Galway by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Shannon, bus  •  4h 37m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Shannon (SNN) FRA - SNN
  2. Take the bus from Shannon Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station

$172 - $511

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Fly to Dublin, train  •  6h 19m

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

$110 - $379

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Fly to Cork, bus  •  8h 10m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Cork (ORK) FRA - ORK
  2. Take the bus from Cork Airport Car Park, Cork Airport Car Park to Galway Coach Station

$162 - $351

Fly to Kerry, bus, train  •  10h 8m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Kerry (KIR) FRA - KIR
  2. Take the bus from Farranfore, Kerry Airport to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station
  3. Take the train from Limerick to Galway

$239 - $407

Fly to Knock, bus  •  7h 5m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Knock (NOC) FRA - NOC
  2. Take the bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station

$150 - $508

Bus, bus and ferry via Lille  •  32h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Lille
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  4. Take the bus from Busáras to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station X20

$179 - $256

Bus FlixBus, bus and ferry  •  34h

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to London
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  3. Take the bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station 761 / ...

$118 - $195

Drive, car ferry  •  19h 33m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  5. Drive from Dublin to Galway

$244 - $356

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Galway is to fly and train which costs 95€ - 330€ and takes 6h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Galway is to fly and bus which costs 140€ - 450€ and takes 4h 37m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Galway is 1263 km.

The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Galway without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 32h 21m and costs 150€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 4h 37m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Galway, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Shannon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Galway is 1h behind Frankfurt Airport (FRA). It is currently 9:59 AM in Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and 8:59 AM in Galway.

Ryanair, Lufthansa, British Airways and Aer Lingus offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Shannon Airport.

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There are 319+ hotels available in Galway. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Galway.
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  • Distance: 789.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 37m

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Galway, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Galway. However, you can fly to Shannon, take the walk to Shannon Airport, then take the bus to Galway. Alternatively, you can fly to Dublin, take the walk to Dublin Airport, take the bus to The 3Arena, take the walk to The Point, take the tram to Heuston, take the walk to Heuston, then take the train to Galway.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Shannon via London City
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Kerry via London Heathrow, Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Kerry via London City, Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Kerry via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Knock via Friedrichshafen, London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Shannon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Frankfurt to Cork via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Frankfurt to Cork via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Kerry via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Knock via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Knock via Malaga
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Frankfurt to Knock via Amsterdam Schiphol, Bristol
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to Knock via Munich, Bristol
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Shannon
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $10,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Kerry via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Cork via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Knock via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Knock via Amsterdam Schiphol, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Cork via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Heuston to Galway
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Limerick to Galway
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Shannon Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Farranfore, Kerry Airport to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Busáras to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
Bus Eireann
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Cork Airport Car Park, Cork Airport Car Park to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
Citylink
Standard
$16 - $24
Web Fare
$14 - $20
Bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
Citylink
Standard
$17 - $24
Web Fare
$14 - $21
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Lille
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$55
High
$58
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to London
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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