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There is 1 way to get from Inishmore to Galway by ferry or bus

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Ferry, line 525 bus

  1. Take the ferry from Inishmore Ferry to Rossaveel Ferry
  2. Take the line 525 bus from Rossaveel Pier to Queen Street Galway

Inishmore to Galway by ferry and bus

The journey time between Inishmore and Galway is around 2h 40m and covers a distance of around 59 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Aran Island Ferries and Island Ferries Teoranta, the Inishmore to Galway service departs from Inishmore Ferry and arrives in Queen Street Galway. Typically 14 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

14 Weekly Services
2h 40m Average Duration
- Cheapest Price
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Inishmore → Galway

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The distance between Inishmore and Galway is 47 km.

The best way to get from Inishmore to Galway without a car is to ferry and line 525 bus which takes 2h 40m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 40m to get from Inishmore to Galway, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Inishmore to Galway.
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  • Distance: 46.8 km
  • Duration: 2h 40m

What companies run services between Inishmore, IE-G, Ireland and Galway, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Inishmore to Galway. However, you can take the ferry to Rossaveel Ferry, take the walk to Rossaveel Pier, then take the line 525 bus to Queen Street Galway.

Bus operators
Island Ferries Teoranta
+353 1 879 8300
Bus from Rossaveel Pier to Queen Street Galway
Ave. Duration
3 times a day
Schedules at
Island Ferries Teoranta
Ferry operators
Aran Island Ferries
+353 91 568903
Ferry from Inishmore Ferry to Rossaveel Ferry
Ave. Duration
40 min
Twice daily
Aran Island Ferries

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