Directions from Galway to London

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Recommended option

Bus to Shannon, fly to London Heathrow  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Shannon, Shannon Airport
  2. Fly from Shannon (SNN) to London Heathrow (LHR) SNN - LHR

$105 - $368

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  15 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Galway Coach Station to Bachelor's Walk 761 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871

$44 - $64

10 alternative options

Bus to Shannon, fly to London Stansted  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Shannon, Shannon Airport
  2. Fly from Shannon (SNN) to London Stansted (STN) SNN - STN

$63 - $224

Bus to Shannon, fly to London Gatwick  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Shannon, Shannon Airport
  2. Fly from Shannon (SNN) to London Gatwick (LGW) SNN - LGW

$66 - $278

Bus to Knock, fly to London Stansted  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Lurga, Knock Airport
  2. Fly from Knock (NOC) to London Stansted (STN) NOC - STN

$55 - $212

Bus to Knock, fly to London Luton, train  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Lurga, Knock Airport
  2. Fly from Knock (NOC) to London Luton (LTN) NOC - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$55 - $259

Bus to Knock, fly to London Gatwick  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Lurga, Knock Airport
  2. Fly from Knock (NOC) to London Gatwick (LGW) NOC - LGW

$83 - $386

Bus to Dublin, fly to London Luton, train  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Galway Coach Station to Dublin Airport
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Luton (LTN) DUB - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$47 - $237

Bus to Cork, fly to London Heathrow  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Galway Coach Station to Cork Airport Car Park, Cork Airport Car Park
  2. Fly from Cork (ORK) to London Heathrow (LHR) ORK - LHR

$92 - $354

Train, bus and ferry  •  14 h 28 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 London Euston

$136 - $200

Bus, bus and ferry via Birmingham  •  15 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Galway Coach Station to Eden Quay 720
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham to London Marble Arch

$56 - $71

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 24 min

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

$128 - $176

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

There is no direct connection from Galway to London. However, you can take the bus to Shannon, Shannon Airport, take the walk to Shannon airport, fly to London Heathrow, take the walk to Heathrow Terminals 1-3, then take the train to London. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Shannon, Shannon Airport, take the walk to Shannon airport, fly to London Stansted, take the walk to Stansted Airport, then take the train to London.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Shannon to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $350
Flights from Shannon to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $310
Flights from Knock to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Knock to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Dublin to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Shannon to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Knock to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $460
Flights from Cork to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $26
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
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
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
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Galway Coach Station to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$17 - $25
Web Fare
$15 - $22
Bus from Galway Coach Station to Cork Airport Car Park, Cork Airport Car Park
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$17 - $24
Web Fare
$14 - $21
Bus from Galway Coach Station to Bachelor's Walk
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$17 - $24
Web Fare
$15 - $21
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Galway Coach Station to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
journeyplanner.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
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to London Marble Arch
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39 - $44
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $44
car
$118
Passenger
$42

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Galway and London is 636 km.

The cheapest way to get from Galway to London is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 15 h 54 min.

The quickest way to get from Galway to London is to bus and fly which takes 5 h 33 min and costs 85€ - 320€.

No, there is no direct bus from Galway to London. However, there are services departing from Galway Coach Station and arriving at London Victoria via Dublin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 54 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 33 min to get from Galway to London, including transfers.