Bus Dublin → Galway 

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Cheap buses leaving today

One passenger / one way

8:15PM
2h30m
10:45PM
Dublin - Crampton Quay, Temple Bar
CheapestFastest
Galway - New Coach Station
Cheapest
Fastest
10:15PM
2h30m
12:45AM
Dublin - Crampton Quay, Temple Bar
2nd Cheapest
Galway - New Coach Station
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7:45PM
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10:45PM
Dublin - Dublin Airport Arrival Terminal 1
Galway - New Coach Station
9:45PM
3h
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Dublin - Dublin Airport Arrival Terminal 1
Galway - New Coach Station
11:55PM
2h50m
2:45AM
Dublin - Dublin Airport Arrival Terminal 1
Galway - New Coach Station
Bus Dublin to Galway: Trip Overview

Bus Dublin to Galway: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$31
Average bus trip duration3h
Number of daily buses149
Earliest bus departure12:30 AM
Distance115 miles (185 km)
Latest bus departure11:59 PM

Dublin to Galway Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Departures149
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures12:30AM - 11:59PM
Minimum Price$16
Average Ticket Price$31
Minimum Trip Duration30m
Average Bus Trip Duration3h
Distance115 miles (185 km)
Bus Companies on This RouteCitylink, Aircoach
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Dublin - Galway

Taking the bus is the best way to travel to Galway without a car. The bus trip is an affordable, safe and convenient way to travel between the two cities. Alternatively, you can also use carpooling services.

On average, the trip from Dublin to Galway takes around 3h, but the quickest bus can get you there in about 30m. This is the time it takes to travel the 115 miles (184 km) that separate the two cities.

The distance separating Dublin and Galway is 115 miles (184 km).

About 149 buses travel this route daily, provided by Citylink and Aircoach. The number of buses from Dublin to Galway can differ depending on the day of the week. Simplify your trip from Dublin to Galway by checking the schedules and selecting the bus that fits your travel style and budget on Busbud.

The bus service operates between 12:30 AM and 11:59 PM.

The majority of buses traveling from Dublin to Galway start their journey at Dublin Airport and wind up at New Coach Station. These are the most popular departure and arrival locations on this route, but you can find others that could fit better into your travel plans.

The cheapest way to travel this route is by bus. The lowest price for the bus on this route is $18.

You can expect to pay around $31 for a bus ticket. In the last 30 days, the prices ranged from $18 to $59, so it's good to do your research before booking.

Yes, a day trip from Dublin to Galway is definitely doable. The total travel time for the round-trip is about 1h. This allows for plenty of time to explore the sights in Galway before returning to Dublin in the evening.

Once in Galway, you can start exploring the city and discover its surroundings. The top sights and things to do are Cnoc Suain Conamara, The Latin Quarter, Athenry Heritage Centre, Galway City Museum and Galway Atlantaquaria.

Find cheapest prices for buses

Find cheapest prices for buses

Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

Best price found
04/13
$21
04/14
$21
Today
$21
04/16
$16
04/17
$21
04/18
$21
04/19
$21
04/20
$21
The cheapest trip from Dublin to Galway was searched and found on Apr 16, 2024 with a price of $16

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from Dublin to Galway, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from $16 to $51 for a bus ticket from Dublin to Galway based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $16 which is on 2024-04-16.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

Meet and talk to locals at the bus stations while traveling from Dublin to Galway.There is no better way to get inside travel information while exploring a new city than to go straight to its people.

From miles long of beauteous natural landscapes to impressive man-crafted sights, you're bound to be in for a visual treat on your bus trip from Dublin to Galway.

Taking the bus creates the smallest carbon footprint compared to other modes of transport. Not to mention that buses will allow you to discover scenic gems from Dublin to Galway that are otherwise impossible to come by with a plane.

Tune out to the fine sounds of your best music playlist on your bus trip from Dublin to Galway while indulging in miles on end of beautiful scenic views.

Did you know?

The Superbus, created by a Dutch engineer is the world's fastest bus with 250 km/h. Too bad it's only a prototype for now.

Did you know some bus companies in Germany offer to their passenger low-costs snacks and regional beer based on their destination? Prosit!

The bus driver with the longest career in the world drove more than 2,000,000 miles and is a happy World Record holder.

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