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

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Bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Westport, Westport Mill Street 456

$16 - $20

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 55 min

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

$45 - $64

Taxi  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Galway to Westport 49.9 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Galway to Westport 49.9 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Galway to Westport is to drive which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 1 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Galway to Westport is to taxi which costs 95€ - 120€ and takes 1 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station station and arriving at Westport, Westport Mill Street. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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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 3 h 55 min.

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The distance between Galway and Westport is 66 km. The road distance is 79.9 km.

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The best way to get from Galway to Westport without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 50 min and costs 14€ - 17€.

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The bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Westport, Westport Mill Street takes 1 h 50 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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

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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 1 h 50 min and costs 14€ - 17€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Galway to Westport.
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  • Distance: 41.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 50 min

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

Bus Eireann operates a bus from Galway to Westport 5 times a day. Tickets cost $16 - $20 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Galway to Westport via Athlone in around 3 h 55 min.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Galway to Athlone
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Athlone to Westport
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Westport, Westport Mill Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Other operators
Taxi from Galway to Westport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
City Taxis Galway
Phone
+353 91 525 252
Website
citytaxisgalway.com

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Galway to Westport bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Westport, Westport Mill Street 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 1 h 16 min to drive from Galway to Westport.

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There are 181+ hotels available in Westport. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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