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There are 5 ways to get from Johannesburg to Galway by plane, bus or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Shannon, bus  •  19h 4m

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Shannon (SNN) JNB - SNN
  2. Take the bus from Shannon Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station

1025€ - 2631€

Cheapest option

Fly to Cork, bus  •  21h 7m

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Cork (ORK) JNB - ORK
  2. Take the bus from Cork Airport Car Park, Cork Airport Car Park to Galway Coach Station

276€ - 426€

3 alternative options

Fly to Dublin, train  •  20h 28m

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Dublin (DUB) JNB - DUB
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

278€ - 584€

Fly to Kerry, bus  •  24h 36m

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Kerry (KIR) JNB - KIR
  2. Take the bus from Farranfore, Kerry Airport to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station

745€ - 2054€

Fly to Knock, bus  •  20h 47m

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Knock (NOC) JNB - NOC
  2. Take the bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station

676€ - 1929€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Galway is to fly and train which costs R 4 500 - R 10 000 and takes 20h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Galway is to fly and bus which costs R 16 000 - R 44 000 and takes 19h 4m.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Galway is 9535 km.

It takes approximately 19h 4m to get from Johannesburg to Galway, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Johannesburg Airport to Shannon Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h and has one stopover.

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Galway is 1h behind Johannesburg. It is currently 9:30 PM in Johannesburg and 8:30 PM in Galway.

Virgin Atlantic, South African Airways, Ryanair and three other airlines offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to Shannon Airport.

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There are 400+ hotels available in Galway. Prices start at 69€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg to Galway.
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  • Distance: 5959.3 miles
  • Duration: 19h 4m

What companies run services between Johannesburg, South Africa and Galway, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Johannesburg to Galway. However, you can take the train to Marlboro, take the train to OR Tambo Airport, take the walk to Johannesburg airport, fly to Shannon, take the walk to Shannon Airport, then take the bus to Galway. Alternatively, you can take the train to Marlboro, take the train to OR Tambo Airport, take the walk to Johannesburg airport, fly to Cork, take the walk to Cork Airport Car Park, Cork Airport Car Park, then take the bus to Galway.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900€ - 3100€
Flights from Johannesburg to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
15h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800€ - 1400€
Flights from Johannesburg to Cork via Madrid
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
700€ - 2900€
Flights from Johannesburg to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600€ - 1300€
Flights from Johannesburg to Dublin via London Heathrow, Manchester
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
600€ - 1300€
Flights from Johannesburg to Dublin via Madrid
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
460€ - 1700€
Flights from Johannesburg to Kerry via London Heathrow, Dublin
Ave. Duration
17h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950€ - 3000€
Flights from Johannesburg to Kerry via Madrid, Dublin
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
850€ - 3400€
Flights from Johannesburg to Kerry via Zurich, Dublin
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750€ - 3200€
Flights from Johannesburg to Kerry via Frankfurt, Dublin
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950€ - 4400€
Flights from Johannesburg to Kerry via Paris CDG, Dublin
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1000€ - 5500€
Flights from Johannesburg to Kerry via Istanbul Ataturk, Dublin
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700€ - 2000€
Flights from Johannesburg to Knock via Istanbul Ataturk, London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650€ - 1900€
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Knock via Zurich, Manchester
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
700€ - 3100€
Flights from Johannesburg to Knock via London Heathrow, Manchester
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
800€ - 3200€
Flights from Johannesburg to Knock via Frankfurt, Manchester
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900€ - 4300€
Flights from Johannesburg to Knock via Zurich, Birmingham
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
700€ - 3100€
Flights from Johannesburg to Knock via Paris CDG, Manchester
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1000€ - 5000€
Flights from Johannesburg to Knock via London Heathrow, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
850€ - 3300€
Flights from Johannesburg to Knock via Frankfurt, Birmingham
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
900€ - 4300€
Flights from Johannesburg to Knock via Paris CDG, Birmingham
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1000€ - 5000€
Flights from Johannesburg to Knock via Istanbul Ataturk, Birmingham
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
650€ - 1900€
Flights from Johannesburg to Knock via Istanbul Ataturk, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
650€ - 1900€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1000€ - 2600€
Flights from Johannesburg to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900€ - 2300€
Flights from Johannesburg to Kerry via London Heathrow, Dublin
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1000€ - 2600€
Flights from Johannesburg to Kerry via Zurich, Dublin
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750€ - 3200€
Flights from Johannesburg to Kerry via Frankfurt, Dublin
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950€ - 4400€
Flights from Johannesburg to Kerry via Paris CDG, Dublin
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1000€ - 5500€
Flights from Johannesburg to Kerry via Istanbul Ataturk, Dublin
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700€ - 2000€
Flights from Johannesburg to Knock via Istanbul Ataturk, London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650€ - 1900€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Shannon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
900€ - 4400€
Flights from Johannesburg to Shannon via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
950€ - 3100€
Flights from Johannesburg to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 1200€
Flights from Johannesburg to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650€ - 2200€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Shannon via London Heathrow, Manchester
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
850€ - 3300€
Flights from Johannesburg to Knock via Frankfurt, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900€ - 4300€
Flights from Johannesburg to Knock via Istanbul Ataturk, Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
20h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
650€ - 1900€
Flights from Johannesburg to Knock via Zurich, Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
750€ - 3100€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900€ - 4400€
Flights from Johannesburg to Cork via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
500€ - 950€
Flights from Johannesburg to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 1000€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900€ - 4400€
Flights from Johannesburg to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 1100€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Cork via Madrid
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
700€ - 2900€
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Dublin via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
400€ - 900€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Dublin via Zurich
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650€ - 1400€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Dublin via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
350€ - 850€
Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Shannon Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Farranfore, Kerry Airport to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 14€
Website
Bus Eireann
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Cork Airport Car Park, Cork Airport Car Park to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 21€
Website
Citylink
Standard
14€ - 21€
Web Fare
12€ - 18€

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