Flights from Belfast to Galway

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Overview: Belfast to Galway flight

distanceDistance155 miles (250 km)
changesDirect flightNo

Flights from Belfast to Galway cover the 155 miles (250 km) long route. There are direct flight services available.

Flights from Belfast To Galway

Galway is among the phenomenal cities famed for its Celtic heritage and bohemian charm. It’s no surprise that lots of people from Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland book flights to this historic town. The distance from Belfast to Galway is about 250 kilometers. The duration of this trip is about four hours, and for the stopover flights, it might take more than ten hours. These regular flights depart in the morning around 8:30 a.m. and in the evening hours.

Which airlines fly from Belfast to Galway?

Although Galway does not have its own airport, flights from Belfast arrive at Shannon airport regularly, which is just an hour's drive away. These include EasyJet, Ryanair, Aer Lingus, and Flybe.

How long is the flight from Belfast to Galway?

No direct flights are available from Belfast to Galway, but passengers can take indirect flights from Belfast to nearby airport Shannon. The fastest indirect options take just four hours 15 minutes, usually involving a change at London Heathrow or London Stansted. Journey times do not include the transfer to Galway from the airport once passengers have arrived.

How many flights are there from Belfast to Galway?

There are no direct route options from Belfast to Galway. Passengers can expect up to five departures headed for Shannon each day. Flights are indirect, with each journey requiring at least one change.

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from Belfast to Galway?

Departure airport: Belfast has two major airports; Belfast International Airport and George Best Belfast City that passengers can use to take a flight to Galway. George Best Belfast City Airport is about five kilometers away, which will take passengers about ten minutes to get to the airport. Belfast International Airport is much larger and holds more airlines variety. It is located about thirty kilometers from the city center and will take passengers about 30 minutes.

Arrival airport: Shannon airport is the closest airport to Galway city; hence, the best destination for people heading to Galway. Once passengers have arrived, they have a further 80 kilometers to reach Galway. Bus Éireann offer direct transfers that arrive at Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station. Services depart hourly and operate daily, with journey times of approximately one hour 50 minutes.

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Travel between Belfast, United Kingdom and Galway, Ireland by plane is: Unrestricted.

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 3/22/23. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight between Belfast and Galway before traveling.

The current restriction level for your return trip by plane from Galway to Belfast is: Unrestricted

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

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

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

What are the requirements?

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

Last checked on 3/22/23. 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 flight to Belfast from Galway here.

The distance to Galway from Belfast by plane is approximately 155 miles (250 km).

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