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There are 5 ways to get from Newcastle to Galway by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Newry Train Station to Connolly
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Newry to Dublin Airport
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Galway Coach Station

Bus via Dublin Airport (DUB)

  1. Take the bus from Newry to Dublin Airport
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Galway Coach Station

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Newry to Dublin Busaras Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

Drive

  1. Drive from Newcastle to Galway

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle to Galway is to bus which costs £24 - £35 and takes 5h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle to Galway is to drive which costs £55 - £85 and takes 3h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle to Galway station. However, there are services departing from Newcastle and arriving at Galway Coach Station via Newry and Dublin Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 31m.

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The distance between Newcastle and Galway is 233 km. The road distance is 311.4 km.

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Galway without a car is to train which takes 5h 27m and costs £120 - £160.

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It takes approximately 5h 27m to get from Newcastle to Galway, including transfers.

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Newcastle to Galway bus services, operated by Translink UK, depart from Newry station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Galway is to train which takes 5h 27m and costs £120 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £35 and takes 5h 31m.

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Newcastle to Galway bus services, operated by Citylink, arrive at Galway Coach Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle to Galway is 311 km. It takes approximately 3h 34m to drive from Newcastle to Galway.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle to Galway.
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  • Distance: 232.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 27m

What companies run services between Newcastle, Northern Ireland and Galway, Ireland?

You can take a train from Newcastle to Galway via Newry Train Station, Connolly, Busáras, Heuston, and Heuston in around 5h 27m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle to Galway via Newry and Dublin Airport in around 5h 31m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Newry Train Station to Connolly
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€11 - €14
Flexible
€13 - €16
Train from Heuston to Galway
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€17 - €20
Flexible
€21 - €24
Bus operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Newry to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Bus from Newry to Dublin Busaras Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €18
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €21
Website
Citylink
Standard
€15 - €21
Web Fare
€13 - €19
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Aircoach
Eireagle
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
eireagle.com
Bus from Dublin Airport Arrival Terminal 1 to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€18
Website
Eireagle

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