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There are 4 ways to get from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) to Galway by plane, train, bus, car ferry, shuttle or car

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Fly, train  •  5h 5m

  1. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Dublin (DUB) LBA - DUB
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

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Bus, car ferry  •  16h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
  2. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Isle of Man Douglas
  3. Take the car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Dublin
  4. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway City, Coach Station 720

Train, car ferry, shuttle, bus  •  21h 33m

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Isle of Man Douglas
  3. Take the car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Belfast
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Belfast City Airport to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre
  5. Take the bus from Ulsterbus Depot, stop 158131 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 64

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 25m

  1. Drive from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  3. Drive from Dublin to Galway

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The cheapest way to get from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) to Galway is to fly and train which costs £29 - £130 and takes 5h 5m.

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The fastest way to get from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) to Galway is to fly and train. Taking this option will cost £29 - £130 and takes 5h 5m.

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The distance between Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) and Galway is 492 km.

The best way to get from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) to Galway without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 16h 54m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 5m to get from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) to Galway, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Leeds Bradford Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Aer Lingus and Ryanair offer flights from Leeds Bradford Airport to Dublin Airport.

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Map of how to get from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) to Galway.
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  • Distance: 492.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 5m

What companies run services between Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA), England and Galway, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) to Galway. However, you can fly to Dublin, take the walk to Dublin Airport T2, take the bus to Dublin Heuston Rail Station, take the walk to Heuston, then take the train to Galway. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) to Galway via Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street, Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place, Liverpool, Isle of Man Douglas, Dublin, Ferry Terminal, stop 2270, Mabbot Street, stop 4380, and Dublin City South, Burgh Quay in around 16h 54m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€8 - €170
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €190
Train operators
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
National Express
GoBus.ie
Phone
+353 (0)91 564600
Email
info@gobus.ie
Website
gobus.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway City, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
GoBus.ie
Airporter UK
Phone
+44 (0)28 7126 9996
Email
info@airporter.co.uk
Website
airporter.co.uk
Shuttle from Belfast City Airport to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €40
Schedules at
airporter.co.uk
1 Person
€26
2 Persons
€40
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 Ulsterbus Depot, stop 158131 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
Bus Eireann
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Liverpool to Isle of Man Douglas
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €70
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€17 - €330
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Foot Passanger
€46
Motorcycle&Adult
€166
Car&Adult
€325
Car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Belfast
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€33 - €37
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
€120 - €140
On Foot
€33 - €37

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