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Bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the bus from Shrule, stop 554841 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 456 / ...

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Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shrule to Galway 33.3 km

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Shrule to Galway 33.3 km
Shrule → Galway
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The cost-effective way to get from Shrule to Galway is to bus, which costs €6 - €11 and takes 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shrule to Galway is to taxi which costs €50 - €60 and takes 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Shrule, stop 554841 and arriving at Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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The distance between Shrule and Galway is 28 km. The road distance is 33.3 km.

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The best way to get from Shrule to Galway without a car is to bus which takes 41 min and costs €6 - €11.

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The bus from Shrule, stop 554841 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 takes 41 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Shrule to Galway bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Shrule, stop 554841 station.

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Shrule to Galway bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Galway Bus Station, stop 555041.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shrule to Galway is 33 km. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Shrule to Galway.

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  • Distance: 27.6 km
  • Duration: 41 min

What companies run services between Shrule, IE-MO, Ireland and Galway, Ireland?

Bus Eireann operates a bus from Shrule, stop 554841 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 5 times a day. Tickets cost €7 - €11 and the journey takes 41 min. Burkesbus also services this route twice daily.

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.

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Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Shrule, stop 554841 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Bus Eireann
Burkesbus
Phone
(093) 55416
Email
info@burkesbus.com
Website
burkesbus.com
Bus from Mullins to Eyre Square Galway
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
Burkesbus
Other operators
Taxi from Shrule to Galway
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
€50 - €60
Taxi Tuam - Padraig Harrington
Phone
+353 87 997 9647
Website
taxi-tuam-padraig-harrington.business.site
Martin Welby - Tuam Taxi Service
Phone
+353 87 920 8191
Jarlaths Taxi
Phone
+353 87 981 0964
Oughterard Taxi
Phone
+353 85 842 9568
Tom Monaghan
Phone
+353 86 609 4380
Phoenix Cabs
Phone
+353 87 641 3968
Cleary's Taxis
Phone
+353 86 775 5007
Pro Cabs
Phone
+353 91 53 53 53
Website
procabs.ie
Gary Donnellan Bus & Taxi Hire
Phone
+353 93 67443
Website
garytaxi.ie
Galway Taxis
Phone
+353 91 561 111
Website
galwaytaxis.ie
City Taxis Galway
Phone
+353 91 525 252
Big O Taxis Galway
Phone
+353 91 585 858
Website
bigotaxis.com
Oran Cabs
Phone
+353 91 787 787
Website
orancabs.com

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