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There are 9 ways to get from Warwick to Galway by bus, car ferry, train, shuttle, car or plane

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Bus, car ferry

  1. Take the bus from Pool Meadow Bus Station to Liverpool ONE Bus Station
  2. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Isle of Man Douglas
  3. Take the car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Dublin
  4. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway City, Coach Station

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Fly Birmingham to Knock, bus

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Knock (NOC)
  2. Take the bus from Knock Airport, stop 553081 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041

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Train, car ferry, shuttle, bus

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Isle of Man Douglas
  3. Take the car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Belfast
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Belfast City Airport to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre
  5. Take the bus from Ulsterbus Depot, stop 158131 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Warwick to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  3. Drive from Dublin to Galway

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Shannon, bus

  1. Take the train from Warwick to London Marylebone
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Shannon (SNN)
  3. Take the bus from Shannon Airport, stop 609581 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041

Fly Birmingham to Dublin, train

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Dublin (DUB)
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Knock, bus

  1. Take the train from Warwick to London Marylebone
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Knock (NOC)
  4. Take the bus from Knock Airport, stop 553081 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041

Fly Birmingham to Shannon, bus

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Shannon (SNN)
  2. Take the bus from Shannon Airport, stop 609581 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041

Train to East Midlands, fly to Knock, bus

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Burton-on-Trent
  2. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Knock (NOC)
  3. Take the bus from Knock Airport, stop 553081 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Galway is 1850 24 1850.

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The cheapest way to get from Warwick to Galway is to fly and train which costs £50 - £250 and takes 8h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Warwick to Galway is to fly and bus which costs £65 - £330 and takes 7h 10m.

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The distance between Warwick and Galway is 514 km.

The best way to get from Warwick to Galway without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 18h 46m and costs .

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It takes approximately 18h 46m to get from Warwick to Galway, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Shannon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Aer Lingus offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Shannon Airport.

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There are 104+ hotels available in Galway. Prices start at €100 per night.

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Map of how to get from Warwick to Galway.
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  • Distance: 513.9 km
  • Duration: 18h 46m

What companies run services between Warwick, Warwickshire, England and Galway, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Warwick to Galway. However, you can take the bus to Coventry, Sainsbury's, take the walk to Pool Meadow Bus Station, take the bus to Liverpool ONE Bus Station, take the walk to Liverpool, take the car ferry to Isle of Man Douglas, take the car ferry to Dublin, take the walk to Ferry Terminal, stop 2270, take the line 53 bus to Mabbot Street, stop 4380, take the walk to Dublin City South, Burgh Quay, then take the bus to Galway City, Coach Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Warwick to Galway via Birmingham Moor Street, Birmingham New Street, Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool, Isle of Man Douglas, Belfast, Belfast City Airport, Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre, and Ulsterbus Depot, stop 158131 in around 21h 54m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€11 - €170
Flights from London Luton to Knock
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €290
Flights from Birmingham to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €550
Flights from Birmingham to Knock
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€19 - €370
Flights from East Midlands to Knock
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €190
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €490
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €220
Train operators
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€36 - €42
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
€8 - €11
Anytime Day Single
€36 - €42
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€13 - €17
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Pool Meadow Bus Station to Liverpool ONE Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €20
Website
Megabus UK
GoBus.ie
Phone
+353 (0)91 564600
Email
info@gobus.ie
Website
gobus.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway City, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
GoBus.ie
Airporter UK
Phone
+44 (0)28 7126 9996
Email
info@airporter.co.uk
Website
airporter.co.uk
Shuttle from Belfast City Airport to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €40
Schedules at
airporter.co.uk
1 Person
€26
2 Persons
€40
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
Bus Eireann
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
Bus from Knock Airport, stop 553081 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Bus Eireann
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Liverpool to Isle of Man Douglas
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €65
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€17 - €330
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Foot Passanger
€46
Motorcycle&Adult
€166
Car&Adult
€325
Car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Belfast
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€33 - €37
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
€120 - €140
On Foot
€33 - €37

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