Travelling to Galway

Ireland is easily accessible by both air and sea.
Two of Ireland’s primary airports, Dublin & Shannon are within easy access of Galway. Galway is connected by a network of motorways and railways, making most commutes roughly 2.5 hours long by car, by bus or by train.


Dublin Airport

Dublin is easily accessible from the UK, Continental Europe and the east and west coast of the USA. 

There are more than 36 scheduled airlines flying into Dublin Airport, which is located 12 km from the city centre. 

Dublin Airport serves 7 domestic, 29 UK, 36 Continental European and 9 international destinations. 

For more information please visit
www.daa.ie

Dublin Airport Logo

Shannon Airport

Shannon is easily accessible from the UK, Continental Europe and the USA and Canada. Shannon Airport serves 6 UK, 17 Continental European and 5 international destinations.

For more information please visit

www.shannonairport.ie

Shannon Airport Logo

By Bus

From Dublin Airport, Gobus and Citylink offer comfortably hourly services 

see www.citylink.ie/ and www.gobus.ie/.

Bus Eireann has a direct coach service from Shannon Airport and Dublin Airport to Galway. Visit www.buseireann.ie for more information.

Travel time is approximately 1 hour 50 minutes from Shannon Airport and 2 hours 30 minutes from Dublin Airport.


By Rail

Irish Rail is Ireland’s national train company and serves a direct train to Galway from Dublin City and Limerick City. 

Please visit www.irishrail.ie for more information.

Travel time by rail is approximately 2 hours from Limerick and 2 hours 30 minutes from Dublin Airport.

Both Airports have buses that travel to the Train Stations.

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