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There are 4 ways to get from Galway to Westport by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 to Mill Street, stop 151011

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Train

  1. Take the train from Galway to Athlone
  2. Take the train from Athlone to Westport

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Galway to Westport

Drive

  1. Drive from Galway to Westport
Galway → Westport
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The cheapest way to get from Galway to Westport is to drive which costs €9 - €14 and takes 1h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Galway to Westport is to taxi which costs €110 - €140 and takes 1h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 station and arriving at Mill Street, stop 151011. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Galway to Westport. However, there are services departing from Galway and arriving at Westport via Athlone. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 19m.

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It is 66 km from Galway to Westport. It is approximately 80 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Galway to Westport without a car is to bus which takes 1h 41m and costs €10 - €15.

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The bus from Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 to Mill Street, stop 151011 takes 1h 41m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Galway to Westport bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Galway Bus Station, stop 555041.

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

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The best way to get from Galway to Westport is to bus which takes 1h 41m and costs €10 - €15. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €23 - €35 and takes 4h 19m.

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Map of how to get from Galway to Westport.
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  • Distance: 66.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 41m

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

Bus Eireann operates a bus from Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 to Mill Street, stop 151011 5 times a day. Tickets cost €10 - €15 and the journey takes 1h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Galway to Westport via Athlone in around 4h 19m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Galway to Athlone
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€10 - €12
Flexible
€12 - €14
Train from Athlone to Westport
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€13 - €15
Flexible
€16 - €19
Bus operators
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 to Mill Street, stop 151011
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Bus Eireann
Other operators
Taxi from Galway to Westport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Estimated price
€110 - €140
Pro Cabs
Phone
+353 91 53 53 53
Website
procabs.ie
Gary Donnellan Bus & Taxi Hire
Phone
+353 93 67443
Website
garytaxi.ie
Galway Taxis
Phone
+353 91 561 111
Website
galwaytaxis.ie
City Taxis Galway
Phone
+353 91 525 252
Big O Taxis Galway
Phone
+353 91 585 858
Website
bigotaxis.com

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Galway to Westport bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Mill Street, stop 151011 station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Galway to Westport is 80 km. It takes approximately 1h 15m to drive from Galway to Westport.

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