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Best price € 14.29
Journey duration 2 h 25 min
Connections per day 10
First departure 15:15
Last departure 19:15
Distance 183 km

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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 € 14.29 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.

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Buses from Galway to Dublin

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 2 h 25 min. However, the fastest routes between Galway and Dublin take 2 h 25 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?

The first journey of the night departs from Galway at 00:15. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 19:15. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Galway and Dublin. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

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 and Go Bus. Combined, these providers offer an average of 10 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 85 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, 10 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.