There are 2 ways to get from Galway to Blarney Castle by bus or car

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

Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Galway Coach Station to St. Patricks Quay 251 / ...

$23 - $41

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Galway to Blarney Castle 120.8 miles

$26 - $40

What companies run services between Galway, Ireland and Blarney Castle, Ireland?

Citylink operates a bus from Galway to Blarney Castle every 2 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $24 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min. Bus Eireann also services this route every 2 hours.

Bus operators
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Galway Coach Station to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$17 - $24
Web Fare
$15 - $21
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Galway to Blarney Castle?

The distance between Galway and Blarney Castle is 153 km. The road distance is 193 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Galway to Blarney Castle?

The cheapest way to get from Galway to Blarney Castle is to bus which costs 18€ - 35€ and takes 3 h 53 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Galway to Blarney Castle?

The quickest way to get from Galway to Blarney Castle is to drive which takes 2 h 18 min and costs 21€ - 35€.

Is there a direct bus between Galway and Blarney Castle?

No, there is no direct bus from Galway to Blarney Castle. However, there are services departing from Galway Coach Station and arriving at Blarney via Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 53 min.

How long does it take to get from Galway to Blarney Castle?

It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from Galway to Blarney Castle, including transfers.