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Bus Information from Birmingham to Galway

distanceDistance302 miles (487 km)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Birmingham to Galway cover the 302 miles (487 km) long trip with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Galway, Coach Station.

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Birmingham to Galway with National Express

Travel on National Express buses between Birmingham and Galway at great prices. Omio finds you bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

National Express

Looking for a cheap and hassle-free way to travel between Birmingham and Galway? National Express is the UK’s leading bus company that provides premium services and comfortable travel experiences on a budget. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. Check National Express bus schedules and tickets available for the trip on Omio to find the best deals on buses from Birmingham to Galway. When you ride with National Express, you can expect to travel 302 miles (487 km) between Birmingham and Galway.

All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, perfect if you need to charge your phone or laptop. You can select from three ticket options for the Birmingham to Galway bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on canceling or changing your bus ticket easily, we recommend splurging on the Fully Flexible Fare option.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

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Buses from Birmingham to Galway
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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by bus between Birmingham, United Kingdom and Galway, Ireland allowed?

Travel between Birmingham, United Kingdom and Galway, Ireland by bus is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Ireland from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Ireland from Birmingham?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Galway, Ireland?

When traveling in Ireland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 11/22/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus to Galway from Birmingham before traveling.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by bus to Birmingham, United Kingdom from Galway, Ireland?

The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Galway to Birmingham is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Ireland?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Galway?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Birmingham, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last checked on 11/26/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Birmingham from Galway here.

How far is Birmingham to Galway by bus?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Birmingham and Galway by bus to be approximately 302 miles (487 km).
What station does the bus from Birmingham to Galway depart from? Which Galway bus station do I come into from Birmingham?

When taking the bus from Birmingham to Galway, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13) and Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge. Your journey can end in bus stations such as Galway, Coach Station, Galway, GMIT (Old Dublin Rd) and Galway, Bus Station.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Galway, Coach Station.

Where is the bus station in Birmingham to go to Galway? Where is the bus station in Galway located?

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this journey, Birmingham New Street, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Birmingham. The most popular arrival bus station in Galway, called Galway, Coach Station, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

What bus companies offer a service between Birmingham and Galway?
For the best Birmingham to Galway bus to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services between Birmingham and Galway to compare what amenities they may offer.