How to travel from Limerick to Galway

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from Limerick to Galway

You can get from Limerick to Galway by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Limerick to Galway on Aug 14 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:00PMLimerick2h45 09:45PMGalway
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07:00PMLimerick2h45 09:45PMGalway
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05:00PMLimerick2h40 07:40PMGalway
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04:00PMLimerick2h40 06:40PMGalway
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07:00PMLimerick2h50 09:50PMGalway
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Travel Information to Galway from Limerick

distanceDistance45 miles (73 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$14 - $16
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $14 (€13) • 2 h 2 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $16 (€15) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesIrish Citylink

Travel 45 miles (73 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Galway from Limerick. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $14 (€13). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Irish Citylink among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Limerick to Galway.

Travel Tips: Travel from Limerick to Galway

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 Limerick to Galway.

There are 4 travel options from Limerick to Galway: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Limerick to Galway is by taking a train with an average price of $14 (€13).

This is compared to other travel options to Galway:

Taking a train is usually $2 (€2) less than taking a bus to Galway, which costs on average $16 (€15) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Limerick to Galway is by bus with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 2 h 2 min.

The distance from Limerick to Galway is approximately 45 miles (73 km).

The average frequency per day from Limerick to Galway is:

  • 19 buses per day.
  • 4 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Limerick to Galway as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Limerick to Galway depart from Limerick, Bus Station to Galway, GMIT (Old Dublin Rd).
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Limerick to Galway depart from Limerick Railway Station to Galway Railway Station.

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

  • You can go to Galway from Limerick by bus with Irish Citylink. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $16 (€15) with Irish Citylink from Limerick to Galway on Omio.
Your trip from Limerick to Galway doesn't have to end in Galway. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Dublin, London or Belfast. If you’d like to add Dublin, London or Belfast to your Limerick to Galway tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Galway today!

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $16 (€15) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $14 (€13) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Limerick 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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