There are 2 ways to get from Letterkenny to Galway by bus or car

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Bus  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Letterkenny Station, stop 155841 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 64 / ...

20€ - 28€

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Drive  •  3h 15m

  1. Drive from Letterkenny to Galway 244.8 km

29€ - 45€

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The cheapest way to get from Letterkenny to Galway is to bus which costs 20€ - 28€ and takes 4h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Letterkenny to Galway is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 3h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Letterkenny Station, stop 155841 station and arriving at Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 50m.

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The distance between Letterkenny and Galway is 205 km. The road distance is 244.8 km.

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The best way to get from Letterkenny to Galway without a car is to bus which takes 4h 50m and costs 20€ - 28€.

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The bus from Letterkenny Station, stop 155841 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 takes 4h 50m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Letterkenny to Galway bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Letterkenny Station, stop 155841.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Letterkenny to Galway is 245 km. It takes approximately 3h 15m to drive from Letterkenny to Galway.

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There are 301+ hotels available in Galway. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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  • Distance: 205.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 50m

What companies run services between Letterkenny, Ireland and Galway, Ireland?

Bus Eireann operates a bus from Letterkenny Station, stop 155841 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 4 times a day. Tickets cost 20€ - 28€ and the journey takes 4h 50m. Bus Feda Teoranta also services this route twice daily.

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 Letterkenny Station, stop 155841 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 28€
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus Feda Teoranta
Phone
+353 (0)74 9548114
Website
busfeda.ie
Bus from Letterkenny, Bus Station to Eyre Square Galway
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Bus Feda Teoranta

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