How to travel from Galway to Dublin

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from Galway to Dublin

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

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To get from Galway to Dublin on Jul 03 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:15PMGalway2h25 08:40PMDublin
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Travel Information to Dublin from Galway

distanceDistance115 miles (186 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeCoach • €13 • 2 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesIrish Citylink

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 115 miles (186 km) between Galway and Dublin. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Irish Citylink among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Galway to Dublin.

Travel Tips: Travel from Galway to Dublin

Travel to Dublin 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 Galway to Dublin.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Dublin from Galway. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Galway to Dublin. Tickets for a flight cost on average €1.

This is compared to other travel options to Dublin:

A flight is about €13 less than a coach, which costs on average €13 for this trip.

A flight is €1 less than a ferry for this route with tickets for a ferry from Galway to Dublin costing on average €1.

A flight is €19 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Galway to Dublin costing on average €19.

The fastest way from Galway to Dublin is by coach with an average journey time of 2 h 30 min.

Other travel options to Dublin from Galway can usually take longer:

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The Galway to Dublin distance is approximately 115 miles (186 km).

The average frequency per day from Galway to Dublin is:

  • Around 38 coaches per day.
  • Around 9 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Galway to Dublin 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 Galway to Dublin:

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Galway to Dublin depart from Galway, GMIT (Old Dublin Rd) to Dublin, Dublin Airport.

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  • You can take a coach from Galway to Dublin with Irish Citylink. Cheap tickets can be found for €13 with Irish Citylink from Galway to Dublin.

Yes, there are direct routes from Galway to Dublin with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct coach services to Dublin with Irish Citylink with around 38 direct coaches every day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Dublin tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this journey.

Omio customers who travel from Galway to Dublin often also extend their holiday to go to London, Edinburgh or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Dublin and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip between Galway and 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 €13 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average €1 one way.
  • Ferry tickets are costing on average €1 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average €19 one way.

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

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