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Flight Information from London to Galway

distanceDistance394 miles (635 km)
durationAverage flight duration1 h 20 min
priceAverage plane ticket price$14 (€12)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesRyanair

Flights from London to Galway cover the 394 miles (635 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 20 min with our travel partners like Ryanair. There are direct flight services available. You can get the cheapest plane tickets for this route for as low as $12 (€10), but the average price of plane tickets is $14 (€12).

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Ryanair from London to Galway

For as little as $12 (€10) you can travel by flight between London and Galway with Ryanair. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Ryanair

Ryanair is the leading low-cost airline offering flights within Europe, where you can choose different ticket types for your flight from London to Galway: Value, Regular, Plus or Flexi Plus.

Omio helps you find the perfect London - Galway flight with Ryanair. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest flight between London and Galway, Omio shows you Ryanair’s current flight schedules, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best plane ticket for your upcoming London to Galway journey. You can expect to travel around 394 miles (635 km) from London to Galway on a flight with Ryanair. Once you are ready, buy your one-way Ryanair tickets from London to Galway starting as low as $12 (€10) if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by plane instead of purchasing tickets at the airport in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with Ryanair!

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Ryanair flight ticket between London and Galway:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Flights from London to Galway

The flight from London to the Galway region covers about 400 miles and takes about one and a half hours to complete. Between 15 and 20 flights depart from London's five airports each day, bound for one of the two airports serving Galway. It is important to note that the Galway airport no longer operates and that there will be a drive of about one and a half hours to get to Galway from either of the current destination airports. Approximately 10 of the daily flights are direct to one of the two destination airports - to either Shannon Airport or Ireland West Airport Knock.

Which airlines fly from London to Galway?

Ryanair and Aer Lingus operate direct flights from London to the Galway region. A number of other operators, including Flybe and KLM, cooperate in flights requiring stopovers and/or transfers. Transfer locations vary from operator to operator.

How long is the flight from London to Galway?

Direct flights from London to one of the two airports serving the Galway region take approximately one and a half hours to complete. Many flights require a switch at Edinburgh airport and take between three and five hours to complete. Other indirect flights can take very much longer, depending on the location and the duration of the transfer. The total travel time can be up to about 24 hours. However, the average flying time between London and the Galway region is about two and a half hours.

How many flights are there from London to Galway?

There are five to seven direct flights from London to the Galway region each day, and about ten various indirect flights.  Flights commence operation at about 8:00 a.m. each day. Sundays boast about ten direct flights, commencing at about 10:00 a.m. The last flight of each day departs London at about 8:00 p.m.

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

Departure airport: All five of London’s airports (London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London Luton, London City and London Stansted) host departures to the Galway region. All of these airports are well serviced by public transport and have numerous public facilities.

Arrival airport: Galway airport is no longer in operation. Flights from London land at either Shannon Airport (53 miles from Galway) or Ireland West Airport Knock (55 miles from Galway). These airports are small but are well equipped for international travellers. Both airports are well serviced by buses, hotel shuttles and cabs to Galway. The journey, in both cases, takes about one and a half hours to complete.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my flight from London to Galway?

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Galway, Ireland by plane 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 London?

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 11/29/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight from London to Galway before traveling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to United Kingdom from Galway, Ireland?

The current restriction level for your return trip by plane from Galway to London 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 London, 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 11/29/21. 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 flight to London from Galway here.

How much are cheap flights to Galway from London?
Omio customers have found the cheapest flights from London to Galway to cost as little as $12 (€10)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a plane ticket to Galway from London?
If you’re looking to buy your plane tickets in the next week, you can expect the London to Galway flight price to come in at an average of $14 (€12)  one way.
How far is Galway from London by plane?
You should expect to travel around 394 miles (635 km)  from London to Galway by plane.
How many hours is the flight time from London to Galway?
The London to Galway flight duration is on average 1 h 20 min, which is to be expected when traveling 394 miles (635 km) between London and Galway. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What airlines offer a service between London and Galway?
When taking a flight from London to Galway, you can count on Ryanair for the best way to get you to Galway. You can also check all possible airlines who offer a service between London and Galway and compare the amenities they offer before buying a plane ticket.
How early should I buy London to Galway plane tickets to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for flights in advance to score the best deals from all possible airlines offering this journey and save money. If you purchase plane tickets from London to Galway within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $14 (€12) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your plane ticket from London to Galway a few months in advance.