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There are 10 ways to get from Naples to Galway by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

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Fly Naples to Dublin, train  •  9h 38m

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

50€ - 188€

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Fly Naples to Kerry, bus, train  •  13h 4m

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

45€ - 145€

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Fly Naples to Shannon, bus  •  11h 35m

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

162€ - 258€

Train to Rome Ciampino, fly to Dublin, train  •  11h 13m

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
  2. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Dublin (DUB) CIA - DUB
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

85€ - 230€

Train to Rome, fly to Dublin, train  •  11h 48m

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Dublin (DUB) FCO - DUB
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

107€ - 315€

Fly Naples to Donegal, bus  •  18h 35m

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Donegal (CFN) NAP - CFN
  2. Take the bus from Paddy Og's Pub, Crolly to Eyre Square Galway

Leonetti Bus, bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the Leonetti Bus from NapoIi - Metropark to Rome - Tiburtina station
  2. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Paris
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station
  4. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  5. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway City, Coach Station 720

Bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 5h

  1. Take the bus from Naples - Piazza Garibaldi to Pescara-Terminal Bus
  2. Take the bus from Pescara to Ulm ZOB
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Ulm to London
  4. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  5. Take the bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway City, Coach Station 763 / ...

153€ - 199€

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  2 days 21h

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

179€ - 240€

Drive, car ferry  •  37h 37m

  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 national COVID-19 helpline number in Galway is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Galway is mandatory.

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The cheapest way to get from Naples to Galway is to fly and bus and train which costs 45€ - 150€ and takes 13h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Naples to Galway is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 190€ and takes 9h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Naples to Galway station. However, there are services departing from NapoIi - Metropark and arriving at Galway City, Coach Station via Rome Tiburtina Bus station, Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, London Victoria and Dublin City South, Burgh Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 3h.

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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 Leonetti Bus and bus and bus and ferry which takes 2 days 3h and costs .

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It takes approximately 9h 38m to get from Naples to Galway, including transfers.

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Naples to Galway bus services, operated by TTI Leonettibus SRL, depart from NapoIi - Metropark station.

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The quickest flight from Naples Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 20m.

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Naples to Galway bus services, operated by GoBus.ie, arrive at Galway City, Coach Station.

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Galway is 1h behind Naples. It is currently 12:43 AM in Naples and 11:43 PM in Galway.

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  • Distance: 2224.7 km
  • Duration: 9h 38m

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 Napoli - Capodichino Aeroporto, take the walk to Naples airport, fly to Dublin, take the walk to Dublin Airport, take the line 784 bus to Tara Station, Bus Stop at Train Station, take the walk to Abbey Street, take the tram to Heuston, take the walk to Heuston, then take the train to Galway. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Napoli - Capodichino Aeroporto, take the walk to Naples airport, fly to Shannon, take the walk to Shannon Airport, stop 609581, then take the bus to Galway.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Naples to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 260€
Flights from Naples to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 290€
Flights from Naples to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 500€
Flights from Naples to Shannon via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 500€
Flights from Naples to Shannon via Zurich, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 850€
Flights from Naples to Kerry via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 190€
Flights from Rome to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 230€
Flights from Rome to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 800€
Flights from Naples to Donegal via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 290€
Flights from Naples to Donegal via London Heathrow, Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 340€
Flights from Naples to Donegal via Frankfurt, Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Flights from Naples to Donegal via Charleroi, Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 170€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
26€ - 150€
Flights from Naples to Dublin via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
27€ - 150€
Flights from Naples to Kerry via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
21€ - 110€
Flights from Naples to Kerry via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
21€ - 110€
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 220€
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Dublin via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
65€ - 220€
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Dublin via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 220€
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Dublin via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 220€
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Dublin via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 220€
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Dublin via Alicante
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
65€ - 220€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Naples to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 260€
Flights from Naples to Shannon via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 500€
Flights from Naples to Shannon via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
150€ - 240€
Flights from Naples to Shannon via Zurich, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 850€
Flights from Naples to Kerry via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 190€
Flights from Rome to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 230€
Flights from Naples to Donegal via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 290€
Flights from Naples to Donegal via Toulouse, Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 290€
Flights from Naples to Donegal via Frankfurt, Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Flights from Naples to Donegal via Charleroi, Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 170€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Naples to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 320€
Flights from Rome to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 370€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Naples to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Flights from Rome to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 500€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Naples to Dublin via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
100€ - 250€
Flights from Rome to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 310€
Flights from Rome to Dublin via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Naples to Dublin via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 480€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 310€
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Rome to Dublin via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
200€ - 350€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Rome to Dublin via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 290€
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
17€ - 20€
Flexible
21€ - 25€
Train from Limerick to Galway
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
5 times a day
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 Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
19€ - 26€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
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 Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 28€
Smart Low Cost
17€ - 25€
Smart Flex
35€ - 50€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 21€
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 30€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
27€ - 30€
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
Every 2 hours
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
TTI Leonettibus SRL
Phone
+39081969167
Email
servizioclienti@leonettiroma.it
Website
leonettiroma.it
Bus from NapoIi - Metropark to Rome - Tiburtina station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Schedules at
leonettiroma.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Paris
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 80€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 19€
Website
National Express
GoBus.ie
Phone
+353 (0)91 564600
Email
info@gobus.ie
Website
gobus.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway City, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
GoBus.ie
Satam Bus
Phone
+39 0871 344969
Email
satam@gruppolapanoramica.it
Website
satambus.it
Bus from Naples - Piazza Garibaldi to Pescara-Terminal Bus
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
satambus.it
Sangritana
Phone
+39 0872.70.81
Email
sangritana@sangritana.it
Website
sangritana.it
Bus from Naples - Piazza Garibaldi to Pescara-Terminal Bus
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Schedules at
sangritana.it
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Ulm to London
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway City, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 22€
Website
Citylink
Standard
16€ - 22€
Web Fare
13€ - 20€
Bep's Travel
Phone
+40-745.499.985
Website
bepstravel.autogari.ro
Bus from Napoli to Arad
Ave. Duration
22h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 75€
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
15h
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Brittany Ferries

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Transavia Holland, Swiss, Iberia and five other airlines offer flights from Naples Airport to Dublin Airport.

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