There are 5 ways to get from Galway to Giant's Causeway by bus, train or car

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Bus via Dublin Airport  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Galway Coach Station to Dublin Airport 760 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
  3. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Coleraine Bus Center 218

$48 - $72

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Bus, train  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Foyle Street Bus Station Derry 64
  2. Take the train from Londonderry station to Coleraine station

$16 - $24

3 alternative options

Bus Bus Feda Teoranta  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Galway Cathedral to Just Inn Cafe, Ballybofey 964
  2. Take the bus from Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre to Coleraine Bus Center 234

$31 - $44

Train  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Galway to Heuston
  2. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
  3. Take the train from Belfast Central station to Coleraine station 3

$94 - $140

Drive  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Galway to Giant's Causeway 220.5 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Galway to Giant's Causeway is to bus and train which costs 14€ - 22€ and takes 9 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Galway to Giant's Causeway is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 4 h 29 min.

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The distance between Galway and Giant's Causeway is 274 km. The road distance is 352.9 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 55 min to get from Galway to Giant's Causeway, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Galway station to Giant's Causeway. However, there are services departing from Galway Coach Station and arriving at Aird Giants Causeway The Nook via Dublin Airport, Belfast Europa Bus Centre and Coleraine Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 55 min.

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The nearest airport to Giant's Causeway is Derry (LDY) Airport which is 46.6 km away. Other nearby airports include Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) (67.1 km), Belfast City (BHD) (80.7 km), Glasgow/Prestwick (PIK) (123.7 km) and Glasgow (GLA) (148.1 km).

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Galway to Giant's Causeway bus services, operated by Citylink, arrive at Dublin Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Galway to Giant's Causeway.
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  • Distance: 171.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 55 min

What companies run services between Galway, Ireland and Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland?

You can take a bus from Galway to Giant's Causeway via Dublin Airport, Belfast, Europa Bus Centre, Belfast Europa Bus Centre, Coleraine Bus Center, Coleraine Bus Station, and Aird Giants Causeway The Nook in around 8 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Galway to Giant's Causeway via Heuston, Heuston Luas Stop, Busáras Luas Stop, Connolly, Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station, Belfast Central station, Coleraine station, Coleraine Bus Station, and Aird Giants Causeway The Nook in around 10 h 3 min.

Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Londonderry station to Coleraine station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Train from Belfast Central station to Coleraine station
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Galway to Heuston
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Galway Coach Station to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$17 - $24
Web Fare
$14 - $21
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Galway Coach Station to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
journeyplanner.transportforireland.ie
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Coleraine Bus Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$13 - $19
Bus from Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre to Coleraine Bus Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$9 - $13
Bus Feda Teoranta
Website
feda.ie
Bus from Galway Cathedral to Just Inn Cafe, Ballybofey
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
feda.iesite
Bus Eireann
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Foyle Street Bus Station Derry
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie

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