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There are 5 ways to get from Providence to Galway by plane, bus or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Providence to Shannon, bus  •  10h 44m

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Shannon (SNN) PVD - SNN
  2. Take the bus from Shannon Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station

Cheapest option

Train to Boston, fly to Dublin, train  •  13h 52m

  1. Take the train from Providence to Back Bay
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Dublin (DUB) BOS - DUB
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

247€ - 618€

3 alternative options

Train to Boston, fly to Shannon, bus  •  11h 57m

  1. Take the train from Providence to Back Bay
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Shannon (SNN) BOS - SNN
  3. Take the bus from Shannon Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station

Fly Providence to Dublin, train  •  12h 39m

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

283€ - 1165€

Fly Providence to Cork, bus  •  12h 32m

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Cork (ORK) PVD - ORK
  2. Take the bus from Cork Airport Car Park, Cork Airport Car Park to Galway Coach Station

314€ - 1423€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Providence to Galway is to train and fly which costs $280 - $750 and takes 13h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Galway is to fly and bus which costs $360 - $1,700 and takes 12h 32m.

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The distance between Providence and Galway is 2931 miles.

It takes approximately 10h 44m to get from Providence to Galway, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Providence Airport to Shannon Airport is the direct flight which takes 6h.

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Galway is 5h ahead of Providence. It is currently 8:04 AM in Providence and 1:04 PM in Galway.

Norwegian Air International, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Providence Airport to Shannon Airport.

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There are 404+ hotels available in Galway. Prices start at 70€ per night.

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The best way to get from Providence to Providence Airport is to line 66 bus which takes 17m and costs $2.

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Map of how to get from Providence to Galway.
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  • Distance: 2930.6 miles
  • Duration: 10h 44m

What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Galway, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Providence to Galway. However, you can take the line 66 bus to Tf Green Airport, take the walk to Providence airport, fly to Shannon, take the walk to Shannon Airport, then take the bus to Galway. Alternatively, you can take the train to Back Bay, take the walk to Back Bay - South End, take the bus to Terminal C + Departures, take the walk to Boston airport, fly to Shannon, take the walk to Shannon Airport, then take the bus to Galway.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Providence to Shannon via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
10h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
470€ - 2500€
Flights from Boston to Shannon via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
550€ - 1600€
Flights from Providence to Dublin via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
10h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
330€ - 1700€
Flights from Providence to Dublin via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
12h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
400€ - 2000€
Flights from Boston to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
420€ - 1200€
Flights from Boston to Dublin via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
550€ - 1600€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Boston to Shannon
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
430€ - 800€
Flights from Boston to Shannon via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
430€ - 800€
Flights from Boston to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 850€
Flights from Boston to Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
450€ - 950€
Flights from Boston to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
420€ - 1200€
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Shannon via Newark
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
490€ - 2300€
Flights from Boston to Shannon via Toronto
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
500€ - 950€
Flights from Boston to Shannon via Newark
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
500€ - 1800€
Flights from Boston to Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
450€ - 950€
Flights from Boston to Dublin via Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
500€ - 1200€
Flights from Boston to Dublin via Newark
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 1800€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Boston to Shannon
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
430€ - 800€
Flights from Boston to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 850€
Flights from Boston to Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
450€ - 950€
Flights from Boston to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
420€ - 1200€
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Providence to Shannon
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
340€ - 1600€
Flights from Providence to Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 1100€
Flights from Providence to Cork
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
300€ - 1400€
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Shannon via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
550€ - 3200€
Flights from Boston to Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550€ - 1500€
Flights from Boston to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 1500€
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Shannon via Toronto
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
500€ - 950€
Flights from Boston to Dublin via Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
500€ - 1200€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Boston to Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550€ - 1500€
Flights from Boston to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 1500€
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from Boston to Dublin via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
360€ - 1100€
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Boston to Dublin via Halifax
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
310€ - 1000€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Boston to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 1300€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Boston to Dublin via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
330€ - 1100€
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
65€ - 95€
First Class
70€ - 170€
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
30€ - 60€
Business Class Seat
50€ - 95€
Bus operators
Bus �ireann
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Shannon Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Cork Airport Car Park, Cork Airport Car Park to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 21€
Website
Citylink
Standard
14€ - 21€
Web Fare
12€ - 18€

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