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There are 4 ways to get from Galway to Bunratty Castle by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the train from Galway to Ennis 7

$20 - $32

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Old Creamery Pub 51

$20 - $24

Taxi  •  54m

  1. Take a taxi from Galway to Bunratty Castle 53.5 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  54m

  1. Drive from Galway to Bunratty Castle 53.5 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Galway to Bunratty Castle is to drive which costs 10€ - 15€ and takes 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Galway to Bunratty Castle is to taxi which costs 100€ - 130€ and takes 54m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station station and arriving at Old Creamery Pub. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 5m.

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The distance between Galway and Bunratty Castle is 66 km. The road distance is 85.7 km.

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The best way to get from Galway to Bunratty Castle without a car is to train which takes 2h 5m and costs 17€ - 29€.

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It takes approximately 2h 5m to get from Galway to Bunratty Castle, including transfers.

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Galway to Bunratty Castle bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Galway to Bunratty Castle is to train which takes 2h 5m and costs 17€ - 29€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 21€ and takes 2h 11m.

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Galway to Bunratty Castle bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Old Creamery Pub station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Galway to Bunratty Castle is 86 km. It takes approximately 54m to drive from Galway to Bunratty Castle.

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  • Distance: 41 miles
  • Duration: 2h 5m

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

Irish Rail operates a train from Galway to Bunratty Castle 5 times a day. Tickets cost $17 - $24 and the journey takes 1h 17m. Alternatively, Bus Eireann operates a bus from Galway to Bunratty Castle hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $24 and the journey takes 2h 5m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Old Creamery Pub
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Website
Bus Eireann
Other operators
Taxi from Galway to Bunratty Castle
Ave. Duration
54m
Estimated price
$120 - $150
City Taxis Galway
Phone
+353 91 525 252
Website
citytaxisgalway.com

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