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There are 9 ways to get from Galicia to Galway by plane, bus, train, towncar, 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 Santiago de Compostela to Shannon, bus  •  11h 29m

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Shannon (SNN) SCQ - SNN
  2. Take the bus from Shannon Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station

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Fly Vigo to Dublin, train  •  9h 14m

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

84€ - 306€

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Fly Santiago de Compostela to Dublin, train  •  8h 59m

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Dublin (DUB) SCQ - DUB
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

94€ - 256€

Fly Santiago de Compostela to Knock, bus  •  12h 26m

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Knock (NOC) SCQ - NOC
  2. Take the bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station

Fly A Coruna to Shannon, bus  •  12h 53m

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

Towncar to Porto, fly to Dublin, train  •  11h 4m

  1. Take a town car from Vigo to Porto Airport
  2. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Dublin (DUB) OPO - DUB
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

236€ - 458€

Fly Santiago de Compostela to Kerry, bus  •  13h 41m

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Kerry (KIR) SCQ - KIR
  2. Take the bus from Farranfore, Kerry Airport to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station

Bus, bus and ferry  •  47h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Lugo to Bilbao
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Londres Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  4. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway Coach Station 720

160€ - 235€

Drive, car ferry  •  44h 14m

  1. Drive from Lugo to Bilbao
  2. Take the car ferry from Bilbao to Roscoff
  3. Take the car ferry from Roscoff to Cork Port
  4. Drive from Cork Port to Galway

216€ - 493€

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The cheapest way to get from Galicia to Galway is to fly and train which costs 90€ - 260€ and takes 8h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Galicia to Galway is to fly and train which costs 90€ - 260€ and takes 8h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Galicia to Galway station. However, there are services departing from Lugo and arriving at Galway Coach Station via Bilbao, London Victoria and Dublin City South, Burgh Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47h 41m.

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The distance between Galicia and Galway is 1188 km.

The best way to get from Galicia to Galway without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 47h 41m and costs 160€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 11h 29m to get from Galicia to Galway, including transfers.

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Galicia to Galway bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Lugo station.

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There is no direct flight from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Shannon Airport. The quickest flight takes 8h 35m and has one stopover.

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Galicia to Galway bus services, operated by Transport for Ireland, arrive at Galway Coach Station.

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Galway is 1h behind Galicia. It is currently 11:50 AM in Galicia and 10:50 AM in Galway.

Map of how to get from Galicia to Galway.
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  • Distance: 742.3 miles
  • Duration: 11h 29m

What companies run services between Galicia, Spain and Galway, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Santiago de Compostela to Galway. However, you can take the bus to Labacolla Airport, take the walk to Santiago de Compostela airport, fly to Shannon, take the walk to Shannon Airport, then take the bus to Galway. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Labacolla Airport, take the walk to Santiago de Compostela airport, fly to Dublin, take the walk to Dublin Airport, take the line 747 bus to Irish Rail Building North Wall Quay, take the walk to Spencer Dock, take the tram to Heuston, take the walk to Heuston, then take the train to Galway.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Shannon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Shannon via Sevilla, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 310€
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Shannon via Valencia, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 300€
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Shannon via Valencia, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 300€
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Shannon via Fuerteventura
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Flights from Vigo to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 350€
Flights from Vigo to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 350€
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Knock via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Knock via Malaga
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 290€
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Knock via Valencia, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 300€
Flights from A Coruna to Shannon via Madrid, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
70€ - 290€
Flights from A Coruna to Shannon via Madrid, London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 450€
Flights from A Coruna to Shannon via Barcelona, London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Flights from A Coruna to Shannon via Palma Mallorca, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
75€ - 300€
Flights from A Coruna to Shannon via Madrid, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
Flights from Porto to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 260€
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 260€
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 260€
Flights from Porto to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 260€
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 260€
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Kerry via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Kerry via Valencia, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 310€
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Kerry via Madrid, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 290€
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Kerry via Milan Bergamo, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 330€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Shannon via Madrid, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Dublin via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 370€
Flights from Vigo to Dublin via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 430€
Flights from A Coruna to Shannon via Madrid, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9h 17m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 500€
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 650€
Flights from Porto to Dublin via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Kerry via Madrid, Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 500€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Dublin via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 370€
Flights from Vigo to Dublin via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 430€
Flights from Vigo to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 750€
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 650€
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 1000€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Shannon via Malaga
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
130€ - 700€
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 210€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Vigo to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 750€
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 1000€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 300€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 1700€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 450€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Porto to Dublin via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
290€ - 950€
Train operators
Bus operators
Bus �ireann
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Shannon Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Farranfore, Kerry Airport to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Lugo to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Londres Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 100€
Website
alsa.com
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
45€ - 65€
Book at
National Express
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 21€
Website
Transport for Ireland
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Bilbao to Roscoff
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.fr
Adult
70€ - 90€
Car
210€ - 310€
Car ferry from Roscoff to Cork Port
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
69€
Website
Brittany Ferries
Adult
69€
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Vigo to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
155€
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com

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Vueling Airlines, Air Europa, Aer Lingus and two other airlines offer flights from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Shannon Airport.

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The best way to get from Galicia to Santiago de Compostela Airport is to bus which takes 25m and costs 3€.

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