• Our partners include:

  • RailEurope
  • Deutsche Bahn
  • Trenitalia
  • SNCF
  • Flixbus
  • RENFE
  • Ouibus
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner

There are 2 ways to get from Galway to Kildare by train 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  •  1h 56m

  1. Take the train from Galway to Kildare 6

$30 - $50

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 57m

  1. Drive from Galway to Kildare 108.5 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Galway to Kildare is to drive which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 1h 57m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Galway to Kildare is to train which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 1h 56m.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Galway and arriving at Kildare. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 56m.

More details

The distance between Galway and Kildare is 143 km. The road distance is 173.5 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Galway to Kildare without a car is to train which takes 1h 56m and costs 28€ - 40€.

More details

The train from Galway to Kildare takes 1h 56m including transfers and departs three times a day.

More details

Galway to Kildare train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Galway station.

More details

Galway to Kildare train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Kildare station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Galway to Kildare is 174 km. It takes approximately 1h 57m to drive from Galway to Kildare.

Get driving directions

There are 59+ hotels available in Kildare. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Galway to Kildare.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 89.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 56m

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

Irish Rail operates a train from Galway to Kildare 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 1h 56m.

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including How do I buy a London Underground ticket?, Why you should take the train in the US and How to get from London City Airport into central London - to help you get the most out of your next trip.