There are 4 ways to get from Galway to Bray by bus, train or car

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Bus Transport for Ireland, line 145 bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Galway Coach Station to Eden Quay 720
  2. Take the line 145 bus from Dublin, Bachelors Walk, Liffey Street to Bray, Bray Town Hall 145

$27 - $30

Cheapest option

Bus Citylink, line 145 bus  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Galway Coach Station to Outside Heuston Train Station 761 / ...
  2. Take the line 145 bus from Outside Heuston Train Station to Bray, Bray Town Hall 145

$23 - $31

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Galway to Heuston Galway Service

$48 - $71

Drive  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Galway to Bray 142 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Galway station to Bray. However, there are services departing from Galway Coach Station and arriving at Bray, Bray Town Hall via Dublin, Bachelors Walk, Liffey Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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The distance between Galway and Bray is 196 km. The road distance is 227.2 km.

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The best way to get from Galway to Bray without a car is to bus and line 145 bus which takes 3 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Galway to Bray, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Galway to Bray is to bus and line 145 bus which takes 3 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3 h 45 min.

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Galway to Bray bus services, operated by Dublin Bus, arrive at Bray, Bray Town Hall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Galway to Bray is 227 km. It takes approximately 2 h 16 min to drive from Galway to Bray.

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There are 1116+ hotels available in Bray. Prices start at $103 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Galway to Bray.
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  • Distance: 122.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

What companies run services between Galway, Ireland and Bray, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Galway to Bray via Eden Quay and Dublin, Bachelors Walk, Liffey Street in around 3 h 35 min. Alternatively, Irish Rail operates a train from Galway to Bray every 3 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 2 h 28 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Galway Coach Station to Eden Quay
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
journeyplanner.transportforireland.ie
Dublin Bus
Website
dublinbus.ie
Bus from Dublin, Bachelors Walk, Liffey Street to Bray, Bray Town Hall
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
dublinbus.ie
Bus from Outside Heuston Train Station to Bray, Bray Town Hall
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
dublinbus.ie
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Galway Coach Station to Outside Heuston Train Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$17 - $24
Web Fare
$14 - $21

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