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Galway to Dublin bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$14.09
Shortest Duration2h 25m
Trips per day44
bus carriers2
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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Galway to Dublin
4.3
Based on 3 reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Irish Citylink report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 67 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.3
Staff
4.3
Value
2.7
Condition
4.3
Sophia
4.0
June 16, 2019Vacation
Cons
1) do a better job at finding lost things...

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Galway to Dublin were $16.81.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Galway to Dublin is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 6 days out, tickets are on average $0.46 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Galway to Dublin?

The distance between Galway and Dublin 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 32 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 25 minutes.

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 Galway to Dublin?

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

What bus companies travel from Galway to Dublin?

On average there are 44 scheduled bus trips per day. Irish Citylink has the most regularly scheduled departures from Galway to Dublin, with an average of 39.846 trips per day and 388.5 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Galway to Dublin. Of the 44 trips there are 44 trips that are direct connections to Dublin.

2 carriers offer Galway to Dublin bus trips

Irish Citylink

Book Irish Citylink from Galway to Dublin from $14.09. There are 39.846154 trips per day offered by Irish Citylink from Galway to Dublin and you can expect on average to pay $16.84 for a Irish Citylink ticket to Dublin. In Galway, Irish Citylink departs to Dublin from Seán Duggan Centre - Coach Station, In Dublin, Irish Citylink arrives at Dublin Airport and 2 other stations.

An average trip on Irish Citylink from Galway to Dublin takes 2 hours and 32 minutes, while the fastest available Irish Citylink trip will get you to Dublin in 2 hours and 25 minutes,

On weekends, Irish Citylink offers 40.1 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $16.81 for a weekend trip to Dublin.

Avg. Time
2h 32m
Avg. Price
$16.84

GoBus

Book GoBus from Galway to Dublin from $14.49. There are 25.666667 trips per day offered by GoBus from Galway to Dublin and you can expect on average to pay $17.61 for a GoBus ticket to Dublin. In Galway, GoBus departs to Dublin from Seán Duggan Centre - Coach Station, In Dublin, GoBus arrives at Dublin Airport and one other station.

An average trip on GoBus from Galway to Dublin takes 2 hours and 44 minutes, while the fastest available GoBus trip will get you to Dublin in 2 hours and 25 minutes,

On weekends, GoBus offers 26 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $17.49 for a weekend trip to Dublin.

Avg. Time
2h 44m
Avg. Price
$17.61
Buses to Dublin depart from one main station in Galway:
  • Seán Duggan Centre - Coach Station
Buses arrive in Dublin at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Dublin for trips arriving from Galway:
  • Dublin Airport
  • Hueston Station
  • Aston Quay
  • Dublin Airport
  • Tara Street Station

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