There are 4 ways to get from Heuston Station to Galway by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 26m

  1. Take the train from Heuston 1 to Galway 1 Galway Service

17€ - 24€

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Bus  •  3h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Heuston Station, stop 135401 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 20 / ...

13€ - 25€

2 alternative options

Bus via Dublin City South, Burgh Quay ->W1  •  3h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay ->W1 to Galway City, Coach Station 720 / ...

Drive  •  2h 3m

  1. Drive from Heuston Station to Galway 205.1 km

24€ - 40€

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The cheapest way to get from Heuston Station to Galway is to bus which costs 13€ - 25€ and takes 3h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Heuston Station to Galway is to drive which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 2h 3m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heuston Station, stop 135401 station and arriving at Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 station. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Heuston 1 and arriving at Galway 1. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 21m.

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The distance between Heuston Station and Galway is 183 km. The road distance is 205.1 km.

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The best way to get from Heuston Station to Galway without a car is to train which takes 2h 26m and costs 17€ - 24€.

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The train from Heuston 1 to Galway 1 takes 2h 21m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Heuston Station to Galway bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Heuston Station, stop 135401.

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Heuston Station to Galway train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Heuston 1 station.

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The best way to get from Heuston Station to Galway is to train which takes 2h 26m and costs 17€ - 24€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 25€ and takes 3h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Heuston Station to Galway.
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  • Distance: 183.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 26m

What companies run services between Heuston Station, Ireland and Galway, Ireland?

Irish Rail operates a train from Heuston 1 to Galway 1 every 4 hours. Tickets cost 17€ - 24€ and the journey takes 2h 21m. Alternatively, Bus Eireann operates a bus from Heuston Station, stop 135401 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 every 2 hours. Tickets cost 18€ - 25€ and the journey takes 3h 5m. Citylink also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
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.

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Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Heuston Station, stop 135401 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 25€
Website
Bus Eireann
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Outside Heuston Train Station 3 8 to Galway City, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 22€
Website
Citylink
Standard
15€ - 22€
Web Fare
13€ - 19€
GoBus.ie
Phone
+353 (0)91 564600
Email
info@gobus.ie
Website
gobus.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay ->W1 to Galway City, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
GoBus.ie

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Heuston Station to Galway bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Galway Bus Station, stop 555041.

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Heuston Station to Galway train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Galway 1 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Heuston Station to Galway is 205 km. It takes approximately 2h 3m to drive from Heuston Station to Galway.

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