Duration 2h 7m
Distance 208.1 km
Average price 24€
Possible routes 3 found

Dublin to Galway

Rome2rio has found 3 ways to get from Dublin to Galway by train, bus and car. We recommend taking the train from Heuston to Galway, which takes around 2h 25m. Alternatively, taking the bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station is the cheapest option and takes around 2h 30m.
Recommended route

Train

  1. Heuston
  2. Galway
2h 25m
17€ - 24€
Alternative routes

Bus

  1. Temple Bar, Crampton Quay
  2. Galway
2h 30m
Cheapest
12€ - 40€

Drive

  1. Dublin
  2. Galway
Fastest
2h 7m
25€ - 40€

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Dublin to Galway? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Galway is to bus which costs 12€ - 40€ and takes 2h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Galway is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 2h 7m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay and arriving at Galway Coach Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Heuston and arriving at Galway. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 25m.

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The distance between Dublin and Galway is 186 km. The road distance is 208.1 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Galway without a car is to train which takes 2h 25m and costs 17€ - 24€.

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The train from Heuston to Galway takes 2h 25m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Dublin to Galway bus services, operated by Citylink, depart from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay station.

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Dublin to Galway train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Heuston station.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Galway is to train which takes 2h 25m and costs 17€ - 24€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 40€ and takes 2h 30m.

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Dublin to Galway bus services, operated by Citylink, arrive at Galway Coach Station.

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Dublin to Galway train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Galway station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to Galway is 208 km. It takes approximately 2h 7m to drive from Dublin to Galway.

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There are 398+ hotels available in Galway. Prices start at 69€ per night.

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How to travel from Dublin to Galway

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Dublin to Galway right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Dublin and Galway?

Irish Rail operates a train from Dublin to Galway every 4 hours. Tickets cost 17€ - 24€ and the journey takes 2h 25m. Alternatively, Citylink operates a bus from Dublin to Galway hourly. Tickets cost 12€ - 21€ and the journey takes 2h 30m. Three other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 21€
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 21€
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 40€

Galway, Ireland

Galway is a city in the West of Ireland in the province of Connacht. Galway City Council is the local authority for the city. Galway lies on the River Corrib between Lough Corrib and Galway Bay and is surrounded by County Galway. It is the fourth most populous urban area in the Republic of Ireland and the sixth most populous city in the island of Ireland. - Wikipedia

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