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Dublin to Galway bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price€13.05
Shortest Duration2h 0m
Trips per day38
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Dublin to Galway cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Dublin to Galway were €15.77.

The best way to find cheap coach tickets from Dublin to Galway is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the bus ride from Dublin to Galway?

The distance between Dublin and Galway is approximately 115.63 miles, or 186.04 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 2 hours and 39 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours,

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Dublin to Galway?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Dublin to Galway by bus is on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Sunday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Dublin to Galway?

On average there are 38 bus trips per day. Irish Citylink has the most options for departures from Dublin to Galway, with an average of 36.429 trips per day and 340 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Dublin to Galway. Of the 38 trips there are 38 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

1 carriers offer Dublin to Galway bus trips

Irish Citylink

Book Irish Citylink from Dublin to Galway from €13.05. There are 36.428571 Irish Citylink schedules from Dublin to Galway and you can expect on average to pay €15.79 for a Irish Citylink ticket to Galway. In Dublin, Irish Citylink departs to Galway from Dublin Airport and 1 other station. In Galway, Irish Citylink arrives at Seán Duggan Centre - Coach Station and no other station.

An average trip on Irish Citylink from Dublin to Galway takes 2 hours and 39 minutes, while the fastest available Irish Citylink trip will get you to Galway in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Irish Citylink offers 32.625 trips per day and you could expect to pay €15.79 for a weekend getaway trip to Galway.

Avg. Time
2h 39m
Avg. Price
€15.79
There are 2 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Galway will depart from these stations in Dublin:
  • Dublin Airport
  • Aston Quay
Buses from Dublin arrive in Galway at one main station:
  • Seán Duggan Centre - Coach Station

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