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Dublin - Galway Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 66 intercity coaches per day from Dublin to Galway. Traveling by coach from Dublin to Galway usually takes around 2 hours and 42 minutes, but the fastest Irish Citylink coach can make the trip in 2 hours and 25 minutes.

Distance116 mi (186 km)
Shortest duration2h 25m
Cheapest price£20.18
Trips per day66
Most frequent serviceIrish Citylink
Coach lines2

Price trends for coaches from Dublin to Galway

Monthly average prices

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What coach companies travel from Dublin to Galway?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Dublin to Galway that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Irish Citylink usually offers more choice, with 56 scheduled trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Eireagle112h 30m£20.37
Irish Citylink562h 45m£21.22
  • Book Eireagle from Dublin to Galway from £20. There are 11 Eireagle schedules from Dublin to Galway and you can expect on average to pay for a Eireagle ticket to Galway. In Dublin, Eireagle departs to Galway from Dublin Airport and no other station. In Galway, Eireagle arrives at New Coach Station and no other station.

    An average trip on Eireagle from Dublin to Galway takes 2 hours and 30 minutes , while the fastest available Eireagle trip will get you to Galway in 2 hours and 25 minutes .

    On weekends, Eireagle offers 12 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Galway.

  • Book Irish Citylink from Dublin to Galway from £21. There are 56 Irish Citylink schedules from Dublin to Galway and you can expect on average to pay for a Irish Citylink ticket to Galway. In Dublin, Irish Citylink departs to Galway from Dublin Airport and 2 other stations. In Galway, Irish Citylink arrives at New Coach Station and 1 other station.

    An average trip on Irish Citylink from Dublin to Galway takes 2 hours and 45 minutes , while the fastest available Irish Citylink trip will get you to Galway in 2 hours and 25 minutes .

    On weekends, Irish Citylink offers 56 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Galway.

Frequently Asked Questions

The coach takes an average of 2 hours and 42 minutes to cover the 116 miles from Dublin to Galway. However, the fastest coach only takes 2 hours and 25 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Because many passengers travel from Dublin to Galway at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

The first coach leaves at 00:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from Dublin to Galway, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 66 scheduled coaches that travel from Dublin to Galway every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct coaches which you can take the entire route from Dublin to Galway without transferring.

City Information

Dublin

Dublin is a melting pot that effortlessly blends traditional Irish culture with modern luxury, creating one of the most unique cultural experiences in Europe. Voted one of the most walkable cities in Europe, Dublin offers many pleasant surprises to explorers who enjoy seeing the city on foot. The best place to stroll around is Grafton Street, a busy shopping quarter that offers everything from designer boutiques to quaint bookshops. If you are looking to dive into the unique Celtic root of the Irish culture, head over to Trinity College and marvel at The Book of Kells, which dates back to 800 A.D. If you’re a nature-lover, head over to St. Stephen’s Green and enjoy a picnic away from the crowd without having to leave Central Dublin.

Dublin’s food scene has enjoyed a successful renaissance since the 90s, and the city boasts a wide range of cuisines now. For some of the best dishes in town, head over to the area south of Liffey. If you wish to try delightful cakes or puddings, Queen of Tarts is the place to be.

The two principal train stations in Dublin are the Heuston Station and Connolly Station. The Dublin Airport is located north of the city.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Dublin?

Main departure station: Dublin Airport

Coaches to Galway leave from 3 stations in Dublin.

All coach stations in Dublin:

  • Dublin Airport

  • 2 Crampton Quay

  • Dublin Crampton Quay

Where does the coach arrive in Galway?

Main arrival station: New Coach Station

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Galway.

Coach stations in Galway:

  • New Coach Station

  • GMIT Public Bus Stop

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