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Bus Galway to Athlone: Trip Overview

Bus Galway to Athlone: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$17
Average bus trip duration1h 2m
Number of daily buses35
Earliest bus departure1:30 AM
Distance48 miles (76 km)
Latest bus departure6:36 PM

Galway to Athlone Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Departures35
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures1:30AM - 6:36PM
Minimum Price$15
Average Ticket Price$17
Minimum Trip Duration5m
Average Bus Trip Duration1h2m
Distance48 miles (76 km)
Bus Companies on This RouteAircoach
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Galway - Athlone

The best way to travel from Galway to Athlone is by bus. The bus trip is an affordable, safe and convenient way to travel between the two cities. You also have the choice of using carpooling services.

The average travel time from Galway to Athlone is about 1h 2m, although the fastest bus will take 5m, on average. This is the time it takes to travel the 47 miles (76 km) that separate the two cities.

The distance between the two cities is 47 miles (76 km).

On average, there are 35 daily departures on this route, offered by Aircoach. The number of buses from Galway to Athlone can differ depending on the day of the week. Busbud can make your trip from Galway to Athlone a breeze! Simply check the schedules and pick the bus that matches your needs and budget. It's that easy!

The first bus leaves at 1:30 AM and the last one leaves at 6:36 PM.

The majority of buses traveling from Galway to Athlone start their journey at Eireann Station and wind up at B&Q Arcadia Centre. These are the primary departure and arrival locations on this route, but you could find others that could be a better fit for your travel plans.

Go for the bus if you want the most cost-effective way to travel this route. The lowest price for the bus on this route is $17.

The average bus ticket price from Galway to Athlone is $17. In the last 30 days, the prices ranged from $17 to $17, so it's good to do your research before booking.

Yes, you can do a day trip from Galway to Athlone. The total travel time for the round-trip is about 10m. So you'll have enough time to visit Athlone before returning to Galway in the evening.

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.

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The cheapest trip from Galway to Athlone was searched and found on Apr 21, 2024 with a price of $15

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

You can expect to pay from $15 to $15 for a bus ticket from Galway to Athlone based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $15 which is on 2024-04-21.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

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Buses have one of the smallest carbon footprints of motorized transport modes. A bus going from Galway to Athlone will emit less CO2 than a car or an airplane.

Make a music playlist for your bus ride from Galway to Athlone, and enjoy the scenery to tunes from your own personal soundtrack.

Did you know?

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

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 there are on average 4,400 intercity bus departures every day in the US only? This number has been growing for 9 years in a row, yay!

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