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Bus Galway to Dublin: Times, Prices and Tickets

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€ 13

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From € 18
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2 Days

From € 18.97

Traveling from Galway to Dublin with Virail

What's the best way to get from Galway to Dublin? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Galway to Dublin, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much do bus tickets from Galway to Dublin cost?

The cheapest bus tickets from Galway to Dublin cost € 13. On average, you can expect to spend around € 18.73 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.

Galway to Dublin by bus

Best price € 17
Journey duration 3 h 15 min
Connections per day 53
First departure 01:30
Last departure 18:36
Distance 183 km
Departure Galway
Arrival Dublin
Carriers Citylink, GoBus,,, Eireagle, Irish Citylink, GBIE, Go Bus, Aircoach

Ticket price Galway - Dublin every day

€ 1.50
€ 18
€ 1.40
€ 18
In 2 days
€ 1.40
€ 18.97
In 3 days
€ 1.54
€ 18
In 4 days
€ 1.40
€ 18
In 5 days
€ 12.36
€ 18
In 6 days
€ 1.40
€ 18.97

Route Summary by Bus

Minimum price
€ 13
Maximum price
€ 18.97

Galway - Dublin


Best prices for the month

Cheapest tickets for

By Train

€ 1.40

Saturday, August 20th 2022
Irish Rail-logo
Galway (Ceannt) - Dublin Connolly
18:10 - 22:17
Irish Rail
4h 7min
2 changes
CO2: 0.52kg
By Bus

€ 18

Saturday, August 20th 2022
Irish Citylink-logo
Galway Coach Station - Dublin Airport Arrival Terminal 1
07:15 - 10:15
Irish Citylink
CO2: 6.43kg

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

The distance between Galway and Dublin is around 183 km. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 3 h 11 min. However, the fastest routes between Galway and Dublin take 2 h 19 min. 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.

What time are the departures from Galway to Dublin?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Galway at 06:15, and the last departure will leave at 18:36. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Galway to Dublin can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

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

You will be able to travel from Galway to Dublin using companies such as Citylink, GoBus,, Eireagle, Irish Citylink, GBIE, Go Bus and Aircoach. Combined, these providers offer an average of 49 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 57 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Galway to Dublin 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, 49 direct connections from Galway to Dublin 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.


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