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Athlone to Galway by bus

The journey from Athlone to Galway by bus is 70.6 km and takes 1 hr 6 mins. There are 36 connections per day, with the first departure at 08:20 and the last at 22:56. It is possible to travel from Athlone to Galway by bus for as little as €14.97 or as much as €15.17. The best price for this journey is €14.97.

Lowest Price€14.97
Journey Duration1 hr 6 mins
Connection per Day36
Lowest Price€14.97
Highest Price€15.17
First Departure08:20
Last Departure22:56
Distance70.6 km
DepartureAthlone
ArrivalGalway
CarriersAircoach

Athlone to Galway Bus Times

Departure date
Saturday 20 Apr 2024

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How much will I pay for bus tickets from Athlone to Galway?

The prices for bus tickets from Athlone to Galway vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from Athlone to Galway will cost €14.97. The average bus ticket price is approximately €15.00. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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On average, a bus ticket from Athlone to Galway will cost you €15.00. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How much time will it take to go from Athlone to Galway by bus?

The average journey time is 1 hr 6 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 70.6 km from Athlone to Galway. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Athlone to Galway to take longer than 1 hr 6 mins. The journey between Athlone and Galway by bus usually takes 1 hr 6 mins to cover a distance of 70.6 km. The shortest journey from Athlone to Galway will take you 0 hrs 58 mins. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Galway quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

What time are the departures from Athlone to Galway?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Athlone to Galway leaving at 08:20. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 22:56.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Athlone to Galway leaving at 08:20. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 22:56.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

How many journeys from Athlone to Galway are there every day?

You will be able to travel from Athlone to Galway using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 36 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Athlone to Galway using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 36 direct connections from Athlone to Galway each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 0 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Athlone to Galway. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Athlone to Galway.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Athlone to Galway, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Athlone to Galway.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Bus ticket prices typically fluctuate as the departure date approaches. However, for the upcoming days, bus ticket costs remain steady at €14.97. Whether you plan ahead or decide last-minute, you'll find tickets within a similar price range. So, relax and book when you're ready! Remember to check the latest prices and availability before booking to ensure you have the most accurate information for your trip.

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Athlone to Galway

The cheapest Athlone - Galway bus tickets can be found for as low as €11.37 if you’re lucky, or €13.78 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €14.97.

Find the best day to travel to Galway by bus

When travelling to Galway by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Athlone to Galway CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
4.94kg
Bus
5.29kg
Flight
14.12kg
Car
11.3kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Athlone to Galway?
A bus ticket from Athlone to Galway is €15.00. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as €14.97.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Athlone to Galway?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Athlone to Galway is €14.97. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Athlone and Galway by bus?
Athlone to Galway is 70.6 km.
How long does the bus between Athlone and Galway take?
Athlone to Galway is on average 1 hr 6 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hrs 58 mins.
How many bus connections per day go from Athlone to Galway?
Athlone to Galway has 36 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Athlone to Galway leave?
The earliest bus from Athlone to Galway departs at 08:20. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Athlone to Galway depart?
The latest bus from Athlone to Galway departs at 22:56. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Athlone to Galway in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is €14.97 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Athlone to Galway?
There are on average 36 direct connection(s) from Athlone to go to Galway.
What's the fastest journey time between Athlone to Galway by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Athlone and Galway is 0 hrs 58 mins.
Is there a direct bus from Athlone to Galway?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Athlone and Galway.
What are the CO2 emissions for Athlone to Galway by bus?
The bus journey from Athlone to Galway creates 5.29kg of CO2 emissions.

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