You can get from Dublin to Galway by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||115 miles (186 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach|
|Fastest mode||Coach • £12 • 2 h 30 min|
|Popular travel companies||Irish Citylink|
Take a coach to travel 115 miles (186 km) between Dublin and Galway. Irish Citylink is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct from Dublin to Galway.
Travellers have the option to choose between trains, buses and flights for the Dublin to Galway route. The distance between the two cities is 130 miles. In general, it is faster to travel by train, which takes 2 hours 18 minutes. Popular places to visit in Galway include the picturesque Wild Atlantic Way and also Connemara National Park.
Train: Trains from Dublin to Galway operate approximately once every two hours. There are direct services that take from 2 hours 18 minutes. Trains depart from Heuston Station and terminate at Galway Train Station.
Bus: There are approximately three direct bus services from Dublin to Galway per hour. The journey takes from 2 hours 42 minutes, and is served by Bus Éireann, Citylink, and GoBus. Buses usually depart from Busaras Bus Station, and terminate at Galway Coach Station.
Flight: Airlines that operate flights from Dublin to Galway include British Airways, Aer Lingus, and Ryanair. There are over 200 flights per day. This is usually an indirect flight that entails at least one stop, and takes from 3 hours 55 minutes. Flights depart from Dublin Airport, and arrive at Shannon Airport.
Travel Dublin to Galway by coach.
Travelling by coach is also the quickest way from Dublin to Galway. It takes on average 2 h 30 min to travel this journey.
The distance between Dublin and Galway is around 115 miles (186 km).
The average frequency per day from Dublin to Galway is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Dublin and Galway as scheduled services by coach can vary by season or day of the week.
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