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There are 4 ways to get from Limerick Junction to Galway by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 38m

  1. Take the train from Limerick Junction to Galway Limerick Service

27€ - 40€

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Line 55 bus, bus  •  2h 49m

  1. Take the line 55 bus from Limerick Junction to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station 347 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station X51 / ...

20€ - 25€

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2h 42m

  1. Take the train from Limerick Junction to Limerick Limerick Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station X51 / ...

23€ - 30€

Drive  •  1h 32m

  1. Drive from Limerick Junction to Galway 84 miles

15€ - 23€

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The cheapest way to get from Limerick Junction to Galway is to drive which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 1h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Limerick Junction to Galway is to drive which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 1h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Limerick Junction to Galway station. However, there are services departing from Limerick Junction and arriving at Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station via Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 49m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Limerick Junction and arriving at Galway. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 38m.

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The distance between Limerick Junction and Galway is 103 km. The road distance is 134.5 km.

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The best way to get from Limerick Junction to Galway without a car is to train which takes 2h 38m and costs 27€ - 40€.

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The train from Limerick Junction to Galway takes 2h 38m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Limerick Junction to Galway bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Limerick Junction station.

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Limerick Junction to Galway train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Limerick Junction station.

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The best way to get from Limerick Junction to Galway is to train which takes 2h 38m and costs 27€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can line 55 bus and bus, which costs 20€ - 25€ and takes 2h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Limerick Junction to Galway.
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  • Distance: 64.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 38m

What companies run services between Limerick Junction, Ireland and Galway, Ireland?

Irish Rail operates a train from Limerick Junction to Galway once daily. Tickets cost 27€ - 40€ and the journey takes 2h 38m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Limerick Junction to Galway via Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station in around 2h 49m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Limerick Junction to Galway
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Irish Rail
Train from Limerick Junction to Limerick
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Irish Rail
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
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 Limerick Junction to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
Bus Eireann

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Limerick Junction to Galway bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station.

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Limerick Junction to Galway train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Galway station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Limerick Junction to Galway is 134 km. It takes approximately 1h 32m to drive from Limerick Junction to Galway.

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