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

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Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Galway to Sallins And Naas 6
  2. Take a taxi from Sallins And Naas to Glendalough

$97 - $126

Cheapest option

Bus Citylink  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Galway Coach Station to Bachelor's Walk 761 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Leeson Street to Glendalough Visitor Centre 181

$25 - $35

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

$30 - $35

Train, bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Galway to Heuston 6
  2. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Leeson Street to Glendalough Visitor Centre 181

$53 - $72

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Galway to Glendalough 139.8 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Galway to Glendalough is to bus which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 4 h 57 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Galway station to Glendalough. However, there are services departing from Galway Coach Station and arriving at Glendalough Visitor Centre via Dublin, Bachelors Walk, Liffey Street and Dublin City South, Leeson Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 57 min.

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The distance between Galway and Glendalough is 184 km. The road distance is 223.7 km.

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The best way to get from Galway to Glendalough without a car is to train and taxi which takes 2 h 38 min and costs 80€ - 110€.

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

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Galway to Glendalough bus services, operated by Citylink, arrive at Galway Coach Station.

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Galway to Glendalough bus services, operated by Transport for Ireland, arrive at Glendalough Visitor Centre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Galway to Glendalough is 224 km. It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to drive from Galway to Glendalough.

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There are 88+ hotels available in Glendalough. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Galway to Glendalough.
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  • Distance: 114.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 38 min

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

You can take a bus from Galway to Glendalough via Bachelor's Walk, Dublin, Bachelors Walk, Liffey Street, and Dublin City South, Leeson Street in around 4 h 57 min.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
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 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Galway Coach Station to Bachelor's Walk
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
Citylink
Standard
$17 - $24
Web Fare
$14 - $21
Transport for Ireland
Website
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
Website
Transport for Ireland
Bus from Galway Coach Station to Eden Quay
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Website
Transport for Ireland
Other operators
Taxi from Sallins And Naas to Glendalough
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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