There are 3 ways to get from Galway to Dublin by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Galway Coach Station to Heuston Station, Saint John's Road West 720 / ...

$14 - $45

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Galway to Heuston Galway Service

$40 - $60

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Galway to Dublin 130.1 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Galway to Dublin is to bus which costs 12€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Galway to Dublin is to drive which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 8 min.

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The distance between Galway and Dublin is 186 km. The road distance is 208.2 km.

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The bus from Galway Coach Station to Heuston Station, Saint John's Road West takes 2 h 20 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Galway Coach Station station and arriving at Heuston Station, Saint John's Road West station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Galway and arriving at Heuston. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 28 min.

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

Transport for Ireland operates a bus from Galway to Dublin every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $20 - $24 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Irish Rail operates a train from Galway to Dublin every 4 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 Heuston Station, Saint John's Road West
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
journeyplanner.transportforireland.ie
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Galway Coach Station to Bachelor's Walk
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$17 - $24
Web Fare
$14 - $21
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Busáras
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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