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There are 3 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

14€ - 20€

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Bus  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Colbert Station, stop 635031 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 51

14€ - 20€

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Drive  •  1h 33m

  1. Drive from Limerick Junction to Galway 135.3 km

15€ - 22€

Limerick Junction → Galway
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The cheapest way to get from Limerick Junction to Galway is to train which costs 14€ - 20€ and takes 2h 38m.

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The fastest way to get from Limerick Junction to Galway is to drive which takes 1h 33m and costs 15€ - 22€.

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No, there is no direct bus from Limerick Junction to Galway station. However, there are services departing from Limerick Junction, stop 331831 and arriving at Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 via Colbert Station, stop 635031. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 55m.

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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 135.3 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 14€ - 20€.

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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 Colbert Station, stop 635031.

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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 14€ - 20€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 20€ and takes 3h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Limerick Junction to Galway.
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  • Distance: 103.2 km
  • 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 14€ - 20€ and the journey takes 2h 38m. Alternatively, Bus Eireann operates a bus from Colbert Station, stop 635031 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 every 2 hours. Tickets cost 6€ - 9€ and the journey takes 2h 20m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
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 Colbert Station, stop 635031 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Bus Eireann

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

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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 135 km. It takes approximately 1h 33m to drive from Limerick Junction to Galway.

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