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 or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $43
fastestFastest modeFlight • $43 (€38) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair

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

Travel Tips: Travel from Birmingham to Galway

Travel Tips: Travel 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 Birmingham to Galway.

International travel from Birmingham, United Kingdom to Galway, Ireland is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Ireland if coming from United Kingdom?

Entry into Ireland is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Galway if traveling from Birmingham?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Galway, Ireland due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Ireland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 3/22/23; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Galway from Birmingham.

Return travel to Birmingham, United Kingdom from Ireland is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Ireland?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into United Kingdom from Ireland?

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Birmingham, United Kingdom was last verified on 3/22/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Birmingham from Galway.

There are 3 ways to travel to Galway from Birmingham including taking a bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Birmingham and Galway is by taking a bus with an average price of $2 (€2).

This is compared to other travel options to Galway:

Taking a bus is about $41 (€36) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $43 (€38) for this journey.

Taking a bus is usually $3 (€3) less than taking a train to Galway, which costs on average $6 (€5) for the same trip.

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

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Birmingham, Brunel Street and arrive in Galway, GMIT (Old Dublin Rd).
  • Most travelers board their train from Birmingham New Street and 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 go to Galway from Birmingham by plane with Ryanair. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $43 (€38) with Ryanair from Birmingham to Galway on Omio.
Many of our customers traveling from Birmingham to Galway don't make Galway their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Galway are Dublin, London or Belfast, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Galway to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Birmingham to Galway, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $2 (€2) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $43 (€38) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $6 (€5) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Birmingham to Galway online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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