Airports and Buses to Galway

Galway is situated on the West Coast of Ireland and is easily reached by air, ferry, train, bus or car or a combination of these. As a major tourist attraction, there are many well-developed transport options available.

Shannon Airport c. 1 hour 5 mins by bus/car
Dublin Airport c. 2 hours 20 mins by car/bus
Knock Airport c. 1 hour 10 mins by car/bus

Buses to Galway

Regular bus services operated by Go Bus, Citylink and Bus Éireann, with fully air-conditioned coaches, equipped with free Wi-Fi depart from Dublin Airport.
Transfer times can be approximately 2hr 30 minutes

Rail Travel

Irish Rail operate 9 daily commutes to Galway City Centre.
Trains depart from Heuston Station in Dublin, to Galway City Centre.
Average travel time is 2 hrs 10 minutes

Car Hire and Self-Drive

There are many car hire companies located near Irish Airports. Ensure that you plan your route in advance and use the AA Route planner to map your journey.
Avis car hire
Hertz Car Hire