This Route is Operated by:
Ryanair, Aer Lingus, Jet2.com, Flybe, KLM, British Airways, easyJet
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|Avg. Flight Duration:|
11 hours 9 minutes
|Flights Depart from:||Belfast|
|Flights arrive in:||Galway|
|Airlines:||TAM Airlines, British Airways|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.