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Galway to Dublin by bus

The journey from Galway to Dublin by bus is 182.87 km and takes 4 hrs 39 mins. There are 122 connections per day, with the first departure at 00:01 and the last at 21:20. It is possible to travel from Galway to Dublin by bus for as little as €15.97 or as much as €51.24. The best price for this journey is €15.97.

Lowest Price€15.97
Journey Duration4 hrs 39 mins
Connection per Day122
Lowest Price€15.97
Highest Price€51.24
First Departure00:01
Last Departure21:20
Distance182.87 km
CarriersIrish Citylink, AircoachMore

Galway to Dublin Bus Times

Departure date
Saturday 15 Jun 2024

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Planning to travel from Galway to Dublin? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

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

The prices for bus tickets from Galway to Dublin 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 Galway to Dublin will cost €15.97. The average bus ticket price is approximately €27.09. 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, you can expect to spend around €27.09 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Galway to Dublin.

How long will it take me to travel from Galway to Dublin by bus?

With a distance of 182.87 km between Galway and Dublin, it will usually take 4 hrs 39 mins to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 4 hrs 39 mins. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The distance between Galway and Dublin is around 182.87 km. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 4 hrs 39 mins. However, the fastest routes between Galway and Dublin take 2 hrs 19 mins. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

How many times a day do departures from Galway leave for Dublin?

If you want to get from Galway to Dublin, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 122 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 67 direct journeys between Galway and Dublin. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 55 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Galway to Dublin. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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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 Galway to Dublin.

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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around €9.93 to €20.65 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 52% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Galway to Dublin

The cheapest Galway - Dublin bus tickets can be found for as low as €15.16 if you’re lucky, or €16.62 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €20.70.

Find the best day to travel to Dublin by bus

When travelling to Dublin 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!

Carriers on this route

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Aircoach is a private bus and coach operator that provides transportation services in Ireland. It was established in 1999 and has since grown to become one of the largest and most popular coach operators in the country. Aircoach offers a range of services, including airport transfers, commuter services, and private hire. Its airport transfer services operate between Dublin Airport and various locations in Dublin city, as well as other cities such as Cork and Belfast. Aircoach is known for its modern fleet of coaches, comfortable seating, and reliable service. It also offers free Wi-Fi and charging points on board its coaches.

Irish Citylink is a bus company that operates intercity services throughout Ireland. It was established in 2003 and is a subsidiary of the larger transport company, ComfortDelGro Corporation. Irish Citylink operates a fleet of modern coaches that are equipped with free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and comfortable seating. The company's routes connect major cities such as Dublin, Galway, Limerick, Cork, and Belfast, as well as smaller towns and villages. Irish Citylink also offers airport transfer services to Dublin, Shannon, and Knock airports. The company is committed to providing safe, reliable, and affordable transportation options for its passengers.

Services on board Aircoach, GoBus and Eireagle from Galway to Dublin
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Galway to Dublin CO2 Emissions by Bus


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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Galway to Dublin?
A bus ticket from Galway to Dublin is €27.09. 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 €15.97.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Galway to Dublin?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Galway to Dublin is €15.97. 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 Galway and Dublin by bus?
Galway to Dublin is 182.87 km.
How long does the bus between Galway and Dublin take?
Galway to Dublin is on average 4 hrs 39 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 19 mins.
Which companies operate from Galway to Dublin?
The bus journey from Galway to Dublin is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Irish Citylink, Aircoach, GoBus and Eireagle.
How many bus connections per day go from Galway to Dublin?
Galway to Dublin has 122 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Galway to Dublin leave?
The earliest bus from Galway to Dublin departs at 00:01. 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 Galway to Dublin depart?
The latest bus from Galway to Dublin departs at 21:20. 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 Galway to Dublin 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 €15.97 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 Galway to Dublin?
There are on average 67 direct connection(s) from Galway to go to Dublin.
What's the fastest journey time between Galway to Dublin by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Galway and Dublin is 2 hrs 19 mins.
Is there a direct bus from Galway to Dublin?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Galway and Dublin.
What are the CO2 emissions for Galway to Dublin by bus?
The bus journey from Galway to Dublin creates 13.72kg of CO2 emissions.

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