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There are 4 ways to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Galway by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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  1. Take the bus from Shannon Airport, stop 609581 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Galway

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  1. Drive from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Galway

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Shannon Airport to Galway

Shannon Airport (SNN) to Galway by bus

The bus journey time between Shannon Airport (SNN) and Galway is around 1h 50m and covers a distance of around 94 km. Operated by Bus Eireann, the Shannon Airport (SNN) to Galway bus service departs from Shannon Airport, stop 609581 and arrives in Galway Bus Station, stop 555041. Typically 98 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

98 Weekly Buses
1h 50m Average Duration
€11 Cheapest Price
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Shannon Airport (SNN) → Galway
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Galway is to bus which costs €11 - €16 and takes 1h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Galway is to taxi which costs €120 - €150 and takes 56 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Shannon Airport, stop 609581 and arriving at Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 50m.

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The distance between Shannon Airport (SNN) and Galway is 65 km. The road distance is 84.1 km.

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The best way to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Galway without a car is to bus which takes 1h 50m and costs €11 - €16.

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The bus from Shannon Airport, stop 609581 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 takes 1h 50m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Shannon Airport (SNN) to Galway bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Shannon Airport, stop 609581 station.

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Shannon Airport (SNN) to Galway bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Galway Bus Station, stop 555041.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shannon Airport (SNN) to Galway is 84 km. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Galway.

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  • Distance: 65 km
  • Duration: 1h 50m

What companies run services between Shannon Airport (SNN), Ireland and Galway, Ireland?

Bus Eireann operates a bus from Shannon Airport, stop 609581 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 hourly. Tickets cost €11 - €16 and the journey takes 1h 50m.

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
Other operators
Taxi from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Galway
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
€120 - €150
Shannon Taxi
Phone
+353 86 440 2110
Shamrock Cabs
Phone
+353 61 364 544
Richies Discount Cabs
Phone
+353 61 708 708
JBM Executive Travel & Transfers
Phone
+353 83 066 6990
Website
jbmtransport.com
Bunratty Cabs
Phone
+353 61 707 333
Jayride
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Shannon Airport to Galway
Estimated price
€30 - €120

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