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

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Bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Ennis Bus Station 51 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ennis Bus Station to Kilrush, Kilrush 336

$21 - $26

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Galway to Ennis Limerick Service
  2. Take the bus from Ennis Bus Station to Kilrush, Kilrush 336

$28 - $37

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Galway to Kilrush 69.6 miles

$15 - $22

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No, there is no direct bus from Galway station to Kilrush. However, there are services departing from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station and arriving at Kilrush, Kilrush via Ennis Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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The distance between Galway and Kilrush is 76 km. The road distance is 111.4 km.

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The best way to get from Galway to Kilrush without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Galway to Kilrush, including transfers.

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Galway to Kilrush bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station.

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Galway to Kilrush bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Kilrush, Kilrush station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Galway to Kilrush is 111 km. It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to drive from Galway to Kilrush.

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There are 166+ hotels available in Kilrush. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Galway to Kilrush.
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  • Distance: 47.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

What companies run services between Galway, Ireland and Kilrush, Munster, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Galway to Kilrush via Ennis Bus Station in around 3 h 10 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Ennis Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Ennis Bus Station to Kilrush, Kilrush
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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