How to travel from Birmingham to Galway

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Travel Information between Birmingham and Galway

distanceDistance302 miles (487 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $141 (€126) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 302 miles (487 km) between Birmingham and Galway. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Ryanair among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Birmingham to Galway.

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FAQs

Travel from Birmingham, United Kingdom to Galway, Ireland is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Galway from Birmingham restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Galway, Ireland from Birmingham?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Galway, Ireland?

The government of Ireland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 7/2/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Birmingham and Galway closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Birmingham, United Kingdom from Ireland is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Birmingham, United Kingdom from Galway, Ireland?

Reentering United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Birmingham from Galway?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Birmingham, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 7/6/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Birmingham from Galway here.

You can travel to Galway from Birmingham 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Galway from Birmingham is by taking a ferry with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Galway:

Taking a ferry is usually $3 (€3) less than taking a bus to Galway, which costs on average $3 (€3) for the same trip.

Taking a ferry is usually $141 (€126) less than taking a flight to Galway, which costs on average $141 (€126) for the same trip.

A ferry is generally $6 (€5) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $6 (€5) from Birmingham to Galway.

The fastest way from Birmingham to Galway is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Galway that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Galway by bus can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, traveling by ferry can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

The Birmingham to Galway distance is around 302 miles (487 km).

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Birmingham to Galway:

  • Buses from Birmingham to Galway most often leave from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Galway, GMIT (Old Dublin Rd).
  • Trains mostly leave from Birmingham New Street and tend to arrive in Galway Railway Station.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Birmingham to Galway:

  • You can travel by plane between Birmingham and Galway with Ryanair, and you can find Ryanair Birmingham to Galway tickets for $141 (€126) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Birmingham to Galway with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by plane with Ryanair.

Direct services to Galway tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Looking to extend your trip from Birmingham to Galway? Many Omio customers who go from Birmingham to Galway usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Dublin, London or Belfast. If you're looking to explore Dublin, London or Belfast from Galway, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Birmingham to Galway, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $3 (€3) one way.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $141 (€126) one way for this journey.
  • A ferry ticket for this trip costs on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $6 (€5) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Galway tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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