Dublin to Galway bus

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The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Dublin to Galway is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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Bus times from Dublin to Galway

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Fastest Journey

2 h 24 m

Average

2 h 24 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

186 km

Of the 5 buses that leave Dublin for Galway every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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11:00AMDublin2h24 01:24PMGalway
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Overview: Bus from Dublin to Galway

distanceDistance115 miles (186 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 24 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$17 (€15)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesIrish Citylink, GoBus or Infobus

Buses from Dublin to Galway cover the 115 miles (186 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 24 min with our travel partners like Irish Citylink, GoBus or Infobus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $17 (€15), but the average price of bus tickets is $17 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Dublin, Dublin Airport and arrive in Galway, GMIT (Old Dublin Rd).

Getting from Dublin to Galway

Getting to Galway from Dublin is as easy as hopping on a bus - thanks to local services such as Gobus and Citylink. If you’re looking to head straight to Galway from Dublin Airport, then there are also buses that run the Dublin Airport to Galway route direct. Our guide below will let you all you need to know about getting buses from Dublin to Galway.

How do I catch the bus from Dublin to Galway?

If you are heading straight from Dublin Airport to Galway, then you need to exit the terminal buildings and make your way to zone 13, which is where all bus services from Dublin Airport to Galway leave from.

If you are leaving Dublin City for Galway, the pickup point can vary. For Gobus, the pickup point is between Jaffa on the Quays and the Immigration Offices on Burgh Quay. For Citylink, the departure point is located on Aston Quay between O'Connell Bridge and Ha‘penny Bridge just in front of the Forbidden Planet comic store and Eden Recruitment.

When is the best time to book a bus ticket from Dublin to Galway?

The bus journey from Dublin to Galway is a popular one so it is recommended to buy your tickets before your departure. For example, if you book with Citylink or gobus via Omio it is cheaper than buying tickets on the day.

How long is the bus journey?

From Dublin to Galway the journey time is approximately 2h30m whereas from Dublin Airport to Galway the journey time is 3 hours.

Gobus FAQs

What does a gobus look like?

All buses run by gobus are white with the blue and red gobus logo on the side. Once you have found your bus the driver will check your ticket, either printed or mobile, to make sure you are boarding the correct bus. Please arrive 15 minutes before departures so to avoid missing your bus.

What can I take on a gobus?

Each passenger is allowed to take two medium-sized bags of no more than 20kg each, as well as one small item of hand luggage. Depending on available space, larger objects such as bicycles and surfboards can be accommodated for an extra charge of €5. Pets are not allowed except fully certified guide dogs.

What amenities do gobus offer?

All gobuses are equipped with WiFi, aircon and toilets. All seats come with seatbelts and must be worn at all times when the vehicle is moving.


Citylink FAQs

What does a Citylink bus look like?

Ciylink buses have a yellow and royal blue exterior with the Citylink logo visible on the side. Once you have located your Citylink bus, you must present your ticket to the driver before boarding.

What can I take on a Citylink bus?

Each passenger can carry on two rucksacks or two medium-sized suitcases that must not exceed 20kg each. Passengers can also bring on one piece of small carry-on luggage at no additional cost. Passengers need to be aware that carry-on luggage must either be placed under the seat in front of you or in the overhead luggage rack.

If a passenger brings additional luggage, they may be required to pay an extra €5 per item. Citylink advises those traveling on its buses to keep their valuables (passport, electronic equipment etc.) on their person at all times.

Can I take my bicycle on a Citylink bus?

Passengers can bring their bicycles onboard but these must be stowed in the undercarriage of the bus if space permits. Bicycle spaces cannot be reserved beforehand and there is a fee of €5 if you wish to bring it onboard.

What amenities are available on Citylink buses?

All Citylink buses are equipped with reclining seats, air conditioning, on-board toilets and free wifi.

Travel Tips: Bus to Galway from Dublin

Travel Tips: Take the bus to Galway easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Dublin to Galway.
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Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between Dublin and Galway for the next 7 days starting from $17 (€15)  one way.
The Dublin to Galway bus ticket price is on average $17 (€15)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
You should expect to travel around 115 miles (186 km)  between Dublin and Galway by bus.
The bus time from Dublin to Galway is on average 2 h 24 min  for the 115 miles (186 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Dublin and Galway by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

There are a few bus stations in Dublin to start your journey from including Dublin, Dublin Airport, Dublin, Port and Dublin, Bachelor's Walk. In Galway you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Galway, GMIT (Old Dublin Rd), Galway, Coach Station and Galway.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Dublin, Dublin Airport   and arrive in Galway, GMIT (Old Dublin Rd).

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Dublin, Dublin Airport, which is located around 9.1 miles (14.7 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Galway, GMIT (Old Dublin Rd), located 2.2 miles (3.5 km) away from the city center.

If you're looking for buses from Dublin to Galway, you can rely on Irish Citylink, GoBus or Infobus to get you to Galway. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Dublin to Galway journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, you can search for direct buses from Dublin to Galway on Omio with Infobus or AirCoach, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your bus ticket.
You can take the earliest bus from Dublin to Galway at 7: 00 PM   or take the last bus from Dublin to Galway leaving at 7: 00 PM. Look for the latest Dublin to Galway bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this trip.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this route and save money. If you book bus tickets from Dublin to Galway within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $17 (€15) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Dublin to Galway a few months in advance.
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