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Best price € 14.29
Journey duration 2 h 43 min
Connections per day 18
First departure 17:45
Last departure 22:45
Distance 183 km

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

The prices for bus tickets from Dublin 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 Dublin to Galway will cost € 13. The average bus ticket price is approximately € 14.30. 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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Buses from Dublin to Galway

How long is the journey from Dublin to Galway by bus?

The journey from Dublin to Galway covers a distance of 183 km. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 2 h 35 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 40 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Dublin to Galway faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do the first and last departures from Dublin to Galway leave?

The first departure of the night from Dublin to Galway leaves at 23:15, while the last journey sets out at 22:45. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Dublin and Galway. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

How many journeys from Dublin to Galway take place each day?

On average, there are 15.5 daily departures from Dublin to Galway. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 141 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include GoBus, Citylink,, Irish Citylink, Eireagle, Go Bus and GBIE, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 15.5 departures from Dublin which travel directly to Galway. There are 0 journeys with one change or more.