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from Dublin to Galway

You can get from Dublin to Galway by train, bus or flight.

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How to Travel 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.

Travelling from Dublin to Galway: Travel Tips

    What is the cheapest way of getting from Dublin to Galway?
  • The cheapest way to travel to Galway from Dublin is usually by bus, especially when booking in advance.
  • What is the quickest way to travel between Dublin and Galway?
  • It's faster to travel to Galway from Dublin by train.

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Travel from Dublin to Galway
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FAQs
What are my Dublin to Galway travel options?

You can travel between Dublin and Galway by coach.

How far is Galway from Dublin?

You should expect to travel around 115 miles (186 km) from Dublin to Galway.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Dublin to Galway?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Dublin to Galway:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Dublin, Dublin Airport and arrive in Galway, Coach Station.
Which travel companies can take me from Dublin to Galway?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Dublin to Galway, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • Travel with Irish Citylink for coaches to Galway. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Irish Citylink Dublin to Galway tickets on Omio for £12.
Where else should I travel to after my journey to Galway from Dublin ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Dublin to Galway often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Belfast or Cork. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Dublin and Galway itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Galway and any of these top destinations today!
When should I purchase a ticket from Dublin to Galway online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip to Galway from Dublin, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £12 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Galway from Dublin online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

What is the fastest way to get to Galway from Dublin?

Travelling by coach is also the quickest way from Dublin to Galway. It takes on average 2 h 30 min  to travel this journey.

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