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There are 3 ways to get from Longford to Galway by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Longford Station, stop 135771 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 425 / ...

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Bus, train  •  3h

  1. Take the bus from Longford Station, stop 135771 to Athlone Bus Station, stop 555101 466 / ...
  2. Take the train from Athlone to Galway Galway Service / ...

Drive  •  1h 31m

  1. Drive from Longford to Galway 127.9 km

Longford to Galway by bus

8 Weekly Buses
2h 30m Average Duration
€11 Cheapest Price
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Longford → Galway
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The most affordable way to get from Longford to Galway is to bus, which costs €11 - €17 and takes 2h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Longford to Galway is to drive which costs €26 - €40 and takes 1h 31m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Longford Station, stop 135771 station and arriving at Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 30m.

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The distance between Longford and Galway is 97 km. The road distance is 127.9 km.

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The best way to get from Longford to Galway without a car is to bus which takes 2h 30m and costs €11 - €17.

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The bus from Longford Station, stop 135771 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 takes 2h 30m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Longford to Galway bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Longford Station, stop 135771.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Longford to Galway is 128 km. It takes approximately 1h 31m to drive from Longford to Galway.

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  • Distance: 97.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 30m

What companies run services between Longford, IE-LD, Ireland and Galway, Ireland?

Bus Eireann operates a bus from Longford Station, stop 135771 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 once daily. Tickets cost €11 - €17 and the journey takes 2h 30m.

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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 Longford Station, stop 135771 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Longford Station, stop 135771 to Athlone Bus Station, stop 555101
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Bus Eireann

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