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

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Bus Bus Eireann  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Ballydangan 70

$46 - $59

Cheapest option

Bus Citylink  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Galway Coach Station to Athlone, Athlone B&Q 763

$44 - $61

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Galway to Athlone Galway Service

$47 - $64

Taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Galway to Clonmacnoise 50.5 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Galway to Clonmacnoise 50.5 miles

$11 - $16

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The distance between Galway and Clonmacnoise is 71 km. The road distance is 80.9 km.

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The best way to get from Galway to Clonmacnoise without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to get from Galway to Clonmacnoise, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Galway to Clonmacnoise is to bus which takes 1 h 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 49 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Galway to Clonmacnoise is 81 km. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Galway to Clonmacnoise.

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There are 46+ hotels available in Clonmacnoise. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Galway to Clonmacnoise.
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  • Distance: 44.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 36 min

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

Bus Eireann operates a bus from Galway to Clonmacnoise once a week. Tickets cost $16 - $19 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min. Alternatively, Irish Rail operates a train from Galway to Clonmacnoise every 3 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $24 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Ballydangan
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Galway Coach Station to Athlone, Athlone B&Q
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$11 - $16
Web Fare
$9 - $13
Other operators
Taxi from Galway to Clonmacnoise
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
City Taxis Galway
Phone
+353 91 525 252
Website
citytaxisgalway.com

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