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There are 5 ways to get from Mayo County to Galway by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar to Galway Cathedral

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Bus via Galway Bus Station, stop 555041

  1. Take the bus from Stephen Garvey Way, stop 151021 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041

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Train

  1. Take the train from Castlebar, Castlebar to Athlone
  2. Take the train from Athlone to Galway

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Mayo County to Galway

Drive

  1. Drive from Mayo County to Galway

Mayo County to Galway by bus

The bus journey time between Mayo County and Galway is around 2h 56m and covers a distance of around 108 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Bus Eireann and Cummer Coaches Ltd, the Mayo County to Galway bus service departs from Clydagh Bridge, stop 551651 and arrives in Galway Cathedral. Typically 21 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

21 Weekly Buses
2h 56m Average Duration
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Mayo County → Galway
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The cheapest way to get from Mayo County to Galway is to bus via Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 which costs €10 - €16 and takes 3h 6m.

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The fastest way to get from Mayo County to Galway is to taxi which takes 1h 17m and costs €110 - €150.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mayo County to Galway. However, there are services departing from Clydagh Bridge, stop 551651 and arriving at Galway Cathedral via Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 56m.

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The distance between Mayo County and Galway is 71 km. The road distance is 83.8 km.

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The best way to get from Mayo County to Galway without a car is to bus which takes 2h 56m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 56m to get from Mayo County to Galway, including transfers.

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Mayo County to Galway bus services, operated by Cummer Coaches Ltd, depart from Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar station.

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The best way to get from Mayo County to Galway is to bus which takes 2h 56m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 3h 44m.

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Mayo County to Galway bus services, operated by Cummer Coaches Ltd, arrive at Galway Cathedral station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mayo County to Galway is 84 km. It takes approximately 1h 17m to drive from Mayo County to Galway.

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  • Distance: 71 km
  • Duration: 2h 56m

What companies run services between Mayo County, Ireland and Galway, Ireland?

Cummer Coaches Ltd operates a bus from Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar to Galway Cathedral 5 times a day, and the journey takes 1h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Mayo County to Galway via Castlebar, Castlebar and Athlone in around 3h 44m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Castlebar, Castlebar to Athlone
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€12 - €14
Flexible
€13 - €16
Train from Athlone to Galway
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€10 - €12
Flexible
€11 - €13
Bus operators
Cummer Coaches Ltd
Phone
+353 91 564 600
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar to Galway Cathedral
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
Cummer Coaches Ltd
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 Stephen Garvey Way, stop 151021 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Bus Eireann
Other operators
Taxi from Mayo County to Galway
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Breaffy Cabs
Phone
+353 85 712 1914
Triple A Taxis
Phone
+353 94 906 7777
Gibbons Taxis
Phone
+353 87 244 0245
Castlebar Taxis
Phone
+353 87 254 5404

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