You can get from Dublin to Galway by train, bus or flight.
To get from Dublin to Galway on Jul 03 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||115 miles (186 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight, ferry or train|
|Fastest mode||Coach • €13 • 2 h 30 min|
|Popular travel companies||Irish Citylink|
Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 115 miles (186 km) from Dublin to Galway. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Irish Citylink among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach 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.
You can travel to Galway from Dublin 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.
A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Dublin to Galway, which costs on average €1.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Galway:
A flight is generally €13 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average €13 from Dublin to Galway.
A flight is generally €1 less than a ferry for the same route. A ferry costs on average €1 from Dublin to Galway.
A flight journey is usually €19 less than a journey to Galway by train, which costs on average €19 for the same trip.
The fastest way to get to Galway from Dublin is by coach with an average travel time of 2 h 30 min.
There are alternative travel options to Galway that can usually take longer:
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In comparison, getting to Galway by train can take on average 2 h 25 min.
The distance from Dublin to Galway is approximately 115 miles (186 km).
The average frequency per day from Dublin to Galway is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Dublin to Galway as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling 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 companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Dublin to Galway with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Galway tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this trip.
When planning your trip to Galway from Dublin, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Dublin to Galway online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.