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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Galway to Sallins And Naas Galway Service
  2. Take a taxi from Sallins And Naas to Glendalough

$97 - $127

Cheapest option

Bus Citylink  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Galway Coach Station to Outside Heuston Train Station 761 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Leeson Street to Glendalough Visitor Centre 181

$26 - $37

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Galway Coach Station to Eden Quay 720
  2. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Leeson Street to Glendalough Visitor Centre 181

$31 - $36

Train, bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Galway to Heuston Galway Service
  2. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Leeson Street to Glendalough Visitor Centre 181

$54 - $73

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Galway to Glendalough 139.8 miles

$30 - $45

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

You can take a bus from Galway to Glendalough via Eden Quay, Dublin, Lower O'Connell Street, and Dublin City South, Leeson Street in around 5 h.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Galway to Sallins And Naas
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Galway to Heuston
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Galway Coach Station to Eden Quay
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
journeyplanner.transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Leeson Street to Glendalough Visitor Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
journeyplanner.transportforireland.ie
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Galway Coach Station to Outside Heuston Train Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$17 - $24
Web Fare
$14 - $21
Other operators
Taxi from Sallins And Naas to Glendalough
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Lynx
Phone
+353 1 471 5333
Website
lynk.ie
National Radio Cabs
Phone
+353 1 677 2222
Website
nrc.ie

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Galway and Glendalough is 184 km. The road distance is 224 km.

The cheapest way to get from Galway to Glendalough is to bus which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Galway to Glendalough is to train and taxi which takes 2 h 38 min and costs 80€ - 110€.

No, there is no direct bus from Galway to Glendalough. However, there are services departing from Galway Coach Station and arriving at Glendalough Visitor Centre via Dublin, Lower O'Connell Street and Dublin City South, Leeson Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h.

It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to get from Galway to Glendalough, including transfers.