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There are 12 ways to get from Galway to Leeds by train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry, car or plane

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

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Train, car ferry  •  14 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Galway to Heuston
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Bootle
  3. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Leeds

$126 - $312

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  15 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Galway Coach Station to Eden Quay 720
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester 880
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Leeds, Great Wilson St

$47 - $60

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Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  15 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Galway Coach Station to Outside Heuston Train Station 761 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester 880
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds

$51 - $91

Train, bus and ferry  •  15 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Galway to Heuston
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester 880
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds

$78 - $109

Train, bus and ferry via Birmingham  •  15 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Galway to Heuston
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Leeds

$119 - $178

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Galway to Dublin
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  3. Drive from Holyhead to Leeds

$102 - $139

Train to Dublin, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Galway to Heuston
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Manchester (MAN) DUB - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Leeds

$88 - $240

Train to Dublin, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Galway to Heuston
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) DUB - LBA

$63 - $235

Bus to Knock, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Lurga, Knock Airport
  2. Fly from Knock (NOC) to Manchester (MAN) NOC - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Leeds

$106 - $300

Bus to Shannon, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Shannon, Shannon Airport
  2. Fly from Shannon (SNN) to Manchester (MAN) SNN - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Leeds

$53 - $342

Bus to Knock, fly to Liverpool, bus, train  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Lurga, Knock Airport
  2. Fly from Knock (NOC) to Liverpool (LPL) NOC - LPL
  3. Take the bus from Liverpool Airport to Manchester Sackville Street
  4. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Leeds

$65 - $342

Bus to Knock, fly to East Midlands, train  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Lurga, Knock Airport
  2. Fly from Knock (NOC) to East Midlands (EMA) NOC - EMA
  3. Take the train from Derby to Leeds

$82 - $349

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Galway to Leeds is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 15 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Galway to Leeds is to bus and fly and train which costs 90€ - 270€ and takes 6 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Galway station to Leeds. However, there are services departing from Galway Coach Station and arriving at Leeds, Great Wilson St via Dublin, Liberty Hall, Dublin and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 16 min.

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The distance between Galway and Leeds is 499 km.

The best way to get from Galway to Leeds without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 14 h 56 min and costs 110€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 14 h 56 min to get from Galway to Leeds, including transfers.

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Galway to Leeds bus services, operated by Transport for Ireland, arrive at Galway Coach Station.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Galway to Leeds bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leeds, Great Wilson St station.

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British Airways, Ryanair and Aer Lingus offer flights from Dublin Airport to Manchester Airport.

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Map of how to get from Galway to Leeds.
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  • Distance: 311.8 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 56 min

What companies run services between Galway, Ireland and Leeds, England?

There is no direct connection from Galway to Leeds. However, you can take the train to Heuston, take the walk to Heuston Luas Stop, take the tram to The Point Luas Stop, take the walk to Dublin, take the car ferry to Bootle, take the walk to Bootle New Strand, take the train to Liverpool Central, take the walk to Liverpool Lime Street, then take the train to Leeds. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Galway to Leeds via Outside Heuston Train Station, Heuston Luas Stop, Busáras Luas Stop, Dublin, Manchester, and Manchester Piccadilly in around 15 h 4 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Dublin to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Dublin to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $220
Flights from Dublin to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $240
Flights from Shannon to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$16 - $110
Flights from Knock to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $750
Flights from Knock to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Knock to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Train from Manchester Airport to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Leeds
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
Train from Derby to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Galway Coach Station to Outside Heuston Train Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$17 - $24
Web Fare
$14 - $21
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Outside Heuston Train Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Lurga, Knock Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $16
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Shannon, Shannon Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Leeds, Great Wilson St
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Galway Coach Station to Eden Quay
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
journeyplanner.transportforireland.ie
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Liverpool Airport to Manchester Sackville Street
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Ferry operators
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Bootle
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Schedules at
poferries.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Passenger & Car Saver
$131
Passenger & Car Flexi
$196
Overnight Cabin
$53
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$41
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155

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