Dublin to Galway bus

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Bus times from Dublin to Galway

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Fastest Journey

2 h 24 m

Average

2 h 51 m

Buses per day

113

Distance

186 km

Of the 113 buses that leave Dublin for Galway every day 113 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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09:30PMDublin2h24 11:54PMGalway
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Overview: Coach from Dublin to Galway

distanceDistance186 km
durationAverage coach duration2 h 30 min
priceAverage coach ticket price€14 (€14)
frequencyCoach frequency32 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 32 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesIrish Citylink, GoBus or Infobus

Coaches from Dublin to Galway cover the 186 km long journey taking on average 2 h 30 min with our travel partners like Irish Citylink, GoBus or Infobus. Normally, there are 32 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around €14, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as €13.

Getting from Dublin to Galway

Getting to Galway from Dublin is as easy as hopping on a bus - thanks to local services such as Gobus and Citylink. If you’re looking to head straight to Galway from Dublin Airport, then there are also buses that run the Dublin Airport to Galway route direct. Our guide below will let you all you need to know about getting buses from Dublin to Galway.

How do I catch the bus from Dublin to Galway?

If you are heading straight from Dublin Airport to Galway, then you need to exit the terminal buildings and make your way to zone 13, which is where all bus services from Dublin Airport to Galway leave from.

If you are leaving Dublin City for Galway, the pickup point can vary. For Gobus, the pickup point is between Jaffa on the Quays and the Immigration Offices on Burgh Quay. For Citylink, the departure point is located on Aston Quay between O'Connell Bridge and Ha‘penny Bridge just in front of the Forbidden Planet comic store and Eden Recruitment.

When is the best time to book a bus ticket from Dublin to Galway?

The bus journey from Dublin to Galway is a popular one so it is recommended to buy your tickets before your departure. For example, if you book with Citylink or gobus via Omio it is cheaper than buying tickets on the day.

How much does the bus from Dublin to Galway cost?

If you book online, a single ticket from Dublin to Galway costs around £12 one way compared to the £14 if you book on the day. Similarly, a return is around £21 pounds and £23 respectively.

The same notion works for buses from Dublin Airport to Galway, although these tickets are generally a bit more expensive. A single cost £16 if bought online and £18 if bought on the day whereas a return is £26 online and £28 if bought in person.

How long is the bus journey?

From Dublin to Galway the journey time is approximately 2h30m whereas from Dublin Airport to Galway the journey time is 3 hours.



What does a gobus look like?

All buses run by gobus are white with the blue and red gobus logo on the side. Once you have found your bus the driver will check your ticket, either printed or mobile, to make sure you are boarding the correct bus. Please arrive 15 minutes before departures so to avoid missing your bus.

What can I take on a gobus?

Each passenger is allowed to take two medium-sized bags of no more than 20kg each, as well as one small item of hand luggage. Depending on available space, larger objects such as bicycles and surfboards can be accommodated for an extra charge of €5. Pets are not allowed except fully certified guide dogs.

What amenities do gobus offer?

All gobuses are equipped with WiFi, aircon and toilets. All seats come with seatbelts and must be worn at all times when the vehicle is moving.


Citylink FAQs

What does a Citylink bus look like?

Ciylink buses have a yellow and royal blue exterior with the Citylink logo visible on the side. Once you have located your Citylink bus, you must present your ticket to the driver before boarding.

What can I take on a Citylink bus?

Each passenger can carry on two rucksacks or two medium-sized suitcases that must not exceed 20kg each. Passengers can also bring on one piece of small carry-on luggage at no additional cost. Passengers need to be aware that carry-on luggage must either be placed under the seat in front of you or in the overhead luggage rack.

If a passenger brings additional luggage, they may be required to pay an extra €5 per item. Citylink advises those travelling on its coaches to keep their valuables (passport, electronic equipment etc.) on their person at all times.

Can I take my bicycle on a Citylink bus?

Passengers can bring their bicycles onboard but these must be stowed in the undercarriage of the bus if space permits. Bicycle spaces cannot be reserved beforehand and there is a fee of €5 if you wish to bring it onboard.

What amenities are available on Citylink coaches?

All Citylink buses are equipped with reclining seats, air conditioning, on-board toilets and free wifi.

Travel Tips: Bus to Galway from Dublin

Travel Tips: Take the bus to Galway easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Dublin to Galway.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach from Dublin to Galway for as little as €13  in the next 7 days.
The Dublin to Galway coach ticket price is on average €14  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
The distance from Dublin to Galway by coach is approximately 186 km.
On average the coach from Dublin to Galway duration is 2 h 30 min  for the 186 km long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
For the best Dublin to Galway coach to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Irish Citylink, GoBus or Infobus. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services between Dublin and Galway to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, there are 32 direct coaches a day from Dublin to Galway. If you’re looking for a direct coach from Dublin to Galway, consider travelling with Infobus, Irish Citylink or AirCoach. Non-stop coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your coach tickets.
The average number of coaches departing Dublin for Galway is 32 a day. The coach schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
If you prefer early morning coaches from Dublin to Galway, the first coach leaves at 20: 30. If you prefer late night coaches from Dublin to Galway, the last coach of the day leaves at 20: 30. Omio shows you the latest coach from Dublin to Galway times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
The price of a one way coach ticket from Dublin to Galway is on average €14 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for coaches from all possible coach companies offering this journey. In general, you can find coach tickets from Dublin to Galway available a few months in advance.

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