There are 3 ways to get from Dublin to Galway by train, bus or car
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Galway is to bus which costs 12€ - 21€ and takes 2 h 30 min.
The quickest way to get from Dublin to Galway is to drive which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 7 min.
The distance between Dublin and Galway is 186 km. The road distance is 208.1 km.
The train from Heuston to Galway takes 2 h 15 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay and arriving at Galway Coach Station station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Heuston and arriving at Galway. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.
There are 401+ hotels available in Galway. Prices start at $79 USD per night.
What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Galway, Ireland?
Irish Rail operates a train from Dublin to Galway hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, Citylink operates a bus from Dublin to Galway every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $14 - $24 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Two other operators also service this route.
Train from Heuston to Galway
- Ave. Duration
- 2 h 15 min
- Estimated price
- $40 - $60
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