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There are 7 ways to get from Naples to Galway by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

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Fly to Shannon, bus

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Shannon (SNN)
  2. Take the bus from Shannon Airport, stop 609581 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041

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Fly to Knock, bus

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Knock (NOC)
  2. Take the bus from Knock Airport, stop 553081 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041

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Fly to Dublin, train

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Dublin (DUB)
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

Fly to Cork, bus

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Cork (ORK)
  2. Take the bus from Cork Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station

Fly to Kerry, bus, train

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Kerry (KIR)
  2. Take the bus from Kerry Airport, stop 350001 to Colbert Station, stop 635031
  3. Take the train from Limerick to Galway

Train, bus, bus and ferry

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Ferrara
  2. Take the bus from Ferrara to Arad
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Arad to Dublin
  4. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Naples to Roscoff
  2. Take the car ferry from Roscoff to Cork Port
  3. Drive from Cork Port to Galway

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The cheapest way to get from Naples to Galway is to fly and bus which costs €45 - €190 and takes 11h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Naples to Galway is to fly and train which costs €55 - €180 and takes 9h 38m.

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The distance between Naples and Galway is 2225 km.

The best way to get from Naples to Galway without a car is to train and bus and bus and ferry which takes 2 days 17h and costs €190 - €340.

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It takes approximately 10h 18m to get from Naples to Galway, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Naples Airport to Shannon Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 25m and has one stopover.

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Galway is 1h behind Naples. It is currently 8:01 AM in Naples and 7:01 AM in Galway.

easyJet, British Airways, Aer Lingus and Ryanair offer flights from Naples Airport to Shannon Airport.

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There are 129+ hotels available in Galway. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Naples to Naples Airport is to bus which takes 12 min and costs €1 - €5.

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Map of how to get from Naples to Galway.
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  • Distance: 2224.7 km
  • Duration: 10h 18m

What companies run services between Naples, Italy and Galway, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Naples to Galway. However, you can take the bus to Aeroporto, take the walk to Naples airport, fly to Shannon, take the walk to Shannon Airport, stop 609581, then take the bus to Galway. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Aeroporto, take the walk to Naples airport, fly to Dublin, take the walk to Dublin Airport T2, take the bus to Dublin Heuston Rail Station, take the walk to Heuston, then take the train to Galway.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Shannon via Turin
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €270
Flights from Naples to Shannon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€60 - €270
Flights from Naples to Shannon via Warsaw Modlin
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €270
Flights from Naples to Shannon via Venice, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €270
Flights from Naples to Shannon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€70 - €320
Flights from Naples to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €220
Flights from Naples to Dublin via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€35 - €220
Flights from Naples to Dublin via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €220
Flights from Naples to Dublin via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€35 - €220
Flights from Naples to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €220
Flights from Naples to Dublin via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €220
Flights from Naples to Dublin via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€35 - €220
Flights from Naples to Dublin via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €220
Flights from Naples to Cork via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€35 - €350
Flights from Naples to Cork via Venice
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€35 - €350
Flights from Naples to Cork via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€35 - €350
Flights from Naples to Cork via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €350
Flights from Naples to Cork via Charleroi, Manchester
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €350
Flights from Naples to Knock via Marseille, East Midlands
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€23 - €140
Flights from Naples to Knock via Venice, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €130
Flights from Naples to Knock via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €260
Flights from Naples to Knock via Nice, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €140
Flights from Naples to Knock via Nice, London Luton
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €260
Flights from Naples to Knock via Geneva, London Luton
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €260
Flights from Naples to Kerry via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €310
Flights from Naples to Kerry via Charleroi, Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€22 - €130
Flights from Naples to Kerry via Marseille, Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €130
Flights from Naples to Kerry via Verona, Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€21 - €130
Flights from Naples to Kerry via Toulouse, Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€23 - €140
Flights from Naples to Kerry via Alghero, Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€23 - €140
Flights from Naples to Kerry via Milan Bergamo, Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€21 - €130
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Naples to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€300 - €1100
Flights from Naples to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€170 - €750
Flights from Naples to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Naples to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €650
Flights from Naples to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €750
Flights from Naples to Cork via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €1000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Naples to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €440
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Naples to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €350
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Naples to Dublin via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€220 - €800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Naples to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Naples to Cork via Zurich
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€180 - €390
Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Heuston to Galway
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€17 - €20
Flexible
€21 - €25
Train from Limerick to Galway
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€12 - €14
Flexible
€14 - €17
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €130
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€40 - €60
Base Standard
€75 - €100
Base Premium
€90 - €130
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €95
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€35 - €50
Smart Low Cost
€30 - €50
Smart Flex
€65 - €95
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.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Shannon Airport, stop 609581 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Knock Airport, stop 553081 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Kerry Airport, stop 350001 to Colbert Station, stop 635031
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Bus Eireann
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Cork Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €21
Website
Citylink
Standard
€14 - €21
Web Fare
€12 - €18
Bep's Travel
Phone
+40-745.499.985
Website
bepstravel.autogari.ro
Bus from Ferrara to Arad
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Schedules at
Bep's Travel
Matei Unitrans
Website
mateiunitrans.ro
Bus and ferry from Arad to Dublin
Ave. Duration
42h 12m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€110 - €140
Schedules at
mateiunitrans.ro
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
+353 21 427 7801
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.ie
Website
brittanyferries.ie
Car ferry from Roscoff to Cork Port
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Brittany Ferries

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