There are 7 ways to get from Galway to Antrim by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Citylink  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Galway Coach Station to Dublin Airport 761 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre 705-x

$39 - $61

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Train, bus  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Galway to Heuston Galway Service
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre 705-x

$67 - $103

Train  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Galway to Heuston Galway Service
  2. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station Enterprise Service / ...

$97 - $141

Bus via Cavan  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Cavan, Cavan Bus Station 65
  2. Take the bus from Cavan to Belfast Europa Bus Centre 271

$60 - $80

Drive  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Galway to Antrim 219.7 miles

$45 - $70

Bus to Shannon, fly  •  7 h 31 min

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

$70 - $319

Bus to Knock, fly  •  7 h 2 min

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

$76 - $316

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Galway station to Antrim. However, there are services departing from Galway Coach Station and arriving at Antrim Cunningham Way via Dublin Airport, Belfast Europa Bus Centre and Antrim Bus Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 53 min.

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The distance between Galway and Antrim is 245 km. The road distance is 351.6 km.

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The best way to get from Galway to Antrim without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to get from Galway to Antrim, including transfers.

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Galway to Antrim bus services, operated by Citylink, arrive at Galway Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Galway to Antrim is to bus which takes 6 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 38 min.

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There is no direct flight from Shannon Airport to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Galway to Antrim bus services, operated by Aircoach, arrive at Belfast, Europa Bus Centre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Galway to Antrim is 352 km. It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to drive from Galway to Antrim.

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Aer Lingus, easyJet and Ryanair offer flights from Shannon Airport to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport.

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Map of how to get from Galway to Antrim.
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  • Distance: 153 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 53 min

What companies run services between Galway, Ireland and Antrim, Antrim and Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland?

You can take a bus from Galway to Antrim via Dublin Airport, Belfast, Europa Bus Centre, Belfast Europa Bus Centre, and Antrim Bus Center in around 6 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Galway to Antrim via Heuston, Heuston Luas Stop, Busáras Luas Stop, Connolly, Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station, Belfast Central station, and Antrim in around 7 h 38 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Shannon to Belfast (Aldergrove) via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Shannon to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Shannon to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Knock to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Knock to Belfast (Aldergrove) via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Knock to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Knock to Belfast (Aldergrove) via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Shannon to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Shannon to Belfast (Aldergrove) via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Knock to Belfast (Aldergrove) via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Knock to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Galway to Heuston
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Galway Coach Station to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$17 - $25
Web Fare
$15 - $22
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Galway Coach Station to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
journeyplanner.transportforireland.ie
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Cavan, Cavan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Shannon, Shannon Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Lurga, Knock Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $16
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Cavan to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$20 - $28

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