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

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Train, bus  •  8h 25m

  1. Take the train from Coleraine to Londonderry 3
  2. Take the bus from Ulsterbus Depot, stop 158131 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 64

32€ - 44€

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Bus  •  8h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Coleraine to Belfast Europa Bus Centre 218
  2. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin 400
  3. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay ->W1 to Galway City, Coach Station 720

Train, bus via Ballybofey  •  9h 10m

  1. Take the train from Coleraine to Londonderry 3
  2. Take the bus from Ulsterbus Depot, stop 158131 to Ballybofey, stop 141301 64 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Just Inn Cafe, Ballybofey to Eyre Square Galway 964

Train  •  9h 35m

  1. Take the train from Coleraine to Belfast Lanyon Place 3
  2. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place 1 to Connolly 6
  3. Take the train from Heuston 1 to Galway 1

46€ - 66€

Drive  •  4h 19m

  1. Drive from Portstewart to Galway 330.5 km

40€ - 60€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Portstewart to Galway is to train and bus which costs £28 - £40 and takes 8h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Portstewart to Galway is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portstewart to Galway station. However, there are services departing from Portstewart Promenade and arriving at Galway City, Coach Station via Coleraine, Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and Dublin City South, Burgh Quay ->W1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 38m.

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The distance between Portstewart and Galway is 261 km. The road distance is 330.5 km.

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The best way to get from Portstewart to Galway without a car is to train and bus which takes 8h 25m and costs £28 - £40.

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It takes approximately 8h 25m to get from Portstewart to Galway, including transfers.

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Portstewart to Galway bus services, operated by Translink UK, depart from Coleraine station.

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The best way to get from Portstewart to Galway is to bus which takes 8h 38m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £40 - £60 and takes 9h 35m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Portstewart to Galway is 330 km. It takes approximately 4h 19m to drive from Portstewart to Galway.

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  • Distance: 260.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 25m

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

You can take a bus from Portstewart to Galway via Coleraine, Belfast Europa Bus Centre, Belfast, Europa Bus Centre, Dublin, and Dublin City South, Burgh Quay ->W1 in around 8h 38m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Portstewart to Galway via Coleraine, Coleraine, Belfast Lanyon Place, Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place 1, Connolly 6, Busáras, Heuston, and Heuston 1 in around 9h 35m.

Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Coleraine to Londonderry
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Train from Coleraine to Belfast Lanyon Place
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place 1 to Connolly 6
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
15€ - 18€
Flexible
18€ - 21€
Train from Heuston 1 to Galway 1
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
17€ - 20€
Flexible
20€ - 24€
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 Ulsterbus Depot, stop 158131 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Ulsterbus Depot, stop 158131 to Ballybofey, stop 141301
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 13€
Website
Bus Eireann
Translink UK
Dublin Coach
GoBus.ie
Phone
+353 (0)91 564600
Email
info@gobus.ie
Website
gobus.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay ->W1 to Galway City, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
GoBus.ie
Bus Feda Teoranta
Phone
+353 (0)74 9548114
Website
busfeda.ie
Bus from Just Inn Cafe, Ballybofey to Eyre Square Galway
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Bus Feda Teoranta

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