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There are 35 intercity coaches per day from Dublin to Galway. Traveling by coach from Dublin to Galway usually takes around 2 hours and 38 minutes, but the fastest Irish Citylink coach can make the trip in just one hour and 55 minutes.
|Distance||116 mi (186 km)|
|Shortest duration||1h 55m|
|Trips per day||35|
|Most frequent service||Irish Citylink|
How much is a coach ticket from Dublin to Galway?
Typically £11.32 is the average price you should expect to pay for a coach ticket to Galway. This one of the best deals on coach tickets we have seen recently on Wanderu, we recommend booking your travel as prices tend to go up quickly. It’s easy to find a coach ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.
Monthly average prices
What coach companies travel from Dublin to Galway?
There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Dublin to Galway. Irish Citylink connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.
|Coach||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Irish Citylink||35||2h 38m||£13.76|
Irish CityLink is a bus transportation company with routes to major cities across Ireland, including Dublin to Galway. On this route, it usually takes Irish CityLink 2 hours and 38 minutes to make the journey. Irish Citylink coaches have ample storage space for any luggage you may be carrying and also provide complimentary Wi-Fi, toilets, and friendly, attentive staff.
Frequently Asked Questions
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The coach takes an average of 2 hours and 38 minutes to cover the 116 miles from Dublin to Galway. However, the fastest coach only takes an hour and 55 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.
Sunday tends to be the busiest day for coaches, as many passengers take the coach to Galway at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your coach travel for the beginning of the week.
The first coach leaves at 00:00 and the last coach leaves at 00:00. To see the times for all coaches from Dublin to Galway, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
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.
Where does the coach leave from in Dublin?
Main departure station: Dublin Airport
Dublin has two coach stations with service to Galway.
All coach stations in Dublin:
2 Crampton Quay
Where does the coach arrive in Galway?
Main arrival station: Seán Duggan Centre - Coach Station
These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Galway.
Coach stations in Galway:
Seán Duggan Centre - Coach Station
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