There are 7 return services to Dublin daily (approx. 2.5 hrs travel time).
GoBus – non-stop direct bus routes between Galway and Dublin.
Citylink – operates bus routes from Dublin, Shannon and Cork.
Bus Eireann – operates routes from all over Ireland to Galway.
From the East (Dublin & Athlone): N6
From the North (Sligo & Donegal): N17
From the South (Shannon, Limerick and Cork): N18
Dublin to Galway – 218 km/135 miles – 3 hours approx.
Donegal to Galway – 204 km/ 127 miles – 3 hours approx.
Shannon to Galway – 85 km/53 miles – 1 hour 15 mins. approx.
Cork to Galway – 202 km/126 miles – 3 hours approx.
Most major car hire companies operate from airports and seaports in Ireland.
Aer Arann operates flights to Galway Airport from 12 destinations in Ireland, the UK & Continental Europe. Galway Airport is located 6km (4 miles) from the city centre
Shannon International Airport located 90km (55 miles) from Galway has routes servicing numerous destinations in Europe, the US and Canada.
Ireland West Airport Knock is 85km (53 miles) from Galway also has direct connections to a number of UK destinations and Dublin.
Dublin Airport is Ireland’s busiest airport and services destinations all around the world.
The closest ferry ports include Dublin (3 hours travel time by road), Rosslare (4 hours) and Cork (3.5 hours).