There are 5 ways to get from Galway to Bunratty Castle by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus via Dunnes, Friars Walk  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Ennis Bus Station 51

$18 - $23

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Galway to Ennis Limerick Service

$20 - $29

Bus  •  2 h 11 min

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

$20 - $25

Taxi  •  54 min

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

$120 - $150

Drive  •  54 min

  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 9€ - 15€ and takes 54 min.

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

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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 2 h 5 min.

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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 bus which takes 1 h 56 min and costs 15€ - 20€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 56 min 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 bus which takes 1 h 56 min and costs 15€ - 20€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 17€ - 25€ and takes 1 h 57 min.

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Map of how to get from Galway to Bunratty Castle.
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  • Distance: 41 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 56 min

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

Bus Eireann operates a bus from Galway to Bunratty Castle hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $18 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. Alternatively, Irish Rail operates a train from Galway to Bunratty Castle 5 times a day. Tickets cost $17 - $25 and the journey takes 1 h 16 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Ennis Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Old Creamery Pub
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Other operators
Taxi from Galway to Bunratty Castle
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
City Taxis Galway
Phone
+353 91 525 252
Website
citytaxisgalway.com

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