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There are 8 ways to get from Helsinki to Galway by plane, bus, train, car ferry or bus and ferry

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Fly Helsinki to Shannon, bus

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Shannon (SNN)
  2. Take the bus from Shannon Airport, stop 609581 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041

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Fly Helsinki to Knock, bus

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Knock (NOC)
  2. Take the bus from Knock Airport, stop 553081 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041

Fly Helsinki to Dublin, train

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Dublin (DUB)
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

Fly Helsinki to Cork, bus

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Cork (ORK)
  2. Take the bus from Cork Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station

Car ferry to Tallinn, fly to Dublin, train

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Dublin (DUB)
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

Fly Helsinki to Kerry, bus, train

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Kerry (KIR)
  2. Take the bus from Kerry Airport, stop 350001 to Colbert Station, stop 635031
  3. Take the train from Limerick to Galway

Car ferry, bus, bus and ferry, train

  1. Take the car ferry from Kolera-allas to Stockholm
  2. Take the bus from Stockholm to Deva
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Deva to Dublin
  4. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

Car ferry, bus, bus and ferry

  1. Take the car ferry from Kolera-allas to Stockholm
  2. Take the bus from Stockholm Central Bus Station to Deva Bus Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Deva to Dublin
  4. Take the bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Galway is 1850 24 1850.

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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Galway is to fly and bus and train which costs €50 - €230 and takes 15h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Galway is to fly and train which costs €75 - €600 and takes 9h 52m.

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The distance between Helsinki and Galway is 2182 km.

The best way to get from Helsinki to Galway without a car is to car ferry and bus and bus and ferry and train which takes 4 days 13h and costs .

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It takes approximately 10h 13m to get from Helsinki to Galway, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Helsinki Airport to Shannon Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 5m and has one stopover.

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Galway is 2h behind Helsinki. It is currently 2:45 PM in Helsinki and 12:45 PM in Galway.

Finnair, Aer Lingus, Norwegian Air International and Ryanair offer flights from Helsinki Airport to Shannon Airport.

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There are 106+ hotels available in Galway. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Helsinki Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs €2 - €5.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Galway.
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  • Distance: 2181.5 km
  • Duration: 10h 13m

What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and Galway, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Helsinki to Galway. However, you can take the train to Lentoasema, take the walk to Helsinki airport, fly to Shannon, take the walk to Shannon Airport, stop 609581, then take the bus to Galway. Alternatively, you can take the train to Lentoasema, take the walk to Helsinki airport, fly to Knock, take the walk to Knock Airport, stop 553081, then take the bus to Galway.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Shannon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €290
Flights from Helsinki to Shannon via Kaunas
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €310
Flights from Helsinki to Shannon via Warsaw Modlin
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €320
Flights from Helsinki to Shannon via Riga, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €300
Flights from Helsinki to Shannon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €600
Flights from Helsinki to Knock via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €280
Flights from Helsinki to Dublin via Kaunas
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €550
Flights from Helsinki to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €550
Flights from Helsinki to Dublin via Venice
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €550
Flights from Helsinki to Cork via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €280
Flights from Tallinn to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€45 - €430
Flights from Tallinn to Dublin via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€45 - €430
Flights from Tallinn to Dublin via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €430
Flights from Tallinn to Dublin via Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €430
Flights from Tallinn to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €430
Flights from Helsinki to Kerry via Kaunas, Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €210
Flights from Helsinki to Kerry via Poznan, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€30 - €210
Flights from Helsinki to Kerry via Gothenburg, Manchester
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€28 - €190
Flights from Helsinki to Kerry via Amsterdam Schiphol, Manchester
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €310
Flights from Helsinki to Kerry via Copenhagen, Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€28 - €190
Flights from Helsinki to Kerry via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €320
Flights from Helsinki to Kerry via Munich, Manchester
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €490
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Helsinki to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €800
Flights from Helsinki to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €800
Flights from Helsinki to Cork via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€350 - €1200
Flights from Tallinn to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€220 - €700
Flights from Tallinn to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€220 - €700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Helsinki to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €800
Flights from Helsinki to Cork via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€350 - €1300
Flights from Tallinn to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €700
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €1200
Flights from Tallinn to Dublin via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €550
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Knock via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €280
Flights from Helsinki to Kerry via Manchester
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€95 - €330
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Helsinki to Dublin via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €750
Flights from Tallinn to Dublin via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€190 - €700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Helsinki to Dublin via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €850
Flights from Helsinki to Cork via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€470 - €1900
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Helsinki to Knock via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Helsinki to Dublin via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €700
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Dublin via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €480
Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Heuston to Galway
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€17 - €20
Flexible
€20 - €24
Train from Limerick to Galway
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€12 - €14
Flexible
€14 - €16
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 Shannon Airport, stop 609581 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Knock Airport, stop 553081 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Kerry Airport, stop 350001 to Colbert Station, stop 635031
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Bus Eireann
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Cork Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €21
Website
Citylink
Standard
€14 - €21
Web Fare
€12 - €18
Bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €21
Website
Citylink
Standard
€14 - €21
Web Fare
€12 - €18
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Stockholm to Deva
Ave. Duration
40h 36m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
Matei Unitrans
Website
mateiunitrans.ro
Bus and ferry from Deva to Dublin
Ave. Duration
44h 34m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€120 - €150
Schedules at
mateiunitrans.ro
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Stockholm Central Bus Station to Deva Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 15h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€110 - €140
Website
Comati PSG
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Temple Bar, Aston Quay to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€15
Website
Aircoach
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallinksilja.com
Car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €90
Website
Tallink
Vehicle
€24 - €75
Inside cabin
€55 - €75
Outside cabin
€65 - €90
Deluxe/Suite
€50 - €75
Passenger
€21 - €25
St Peters Line
Phone
+49 611 140 22 02
Website
stpeterline.com
Car ferry from Kolera-allas to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€323
Website
St Peters Line
Car
€90
Passenger
€323

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