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How much does it cost to get from Galway to Limerick by bus?

The prices for bus tickets from Galway to Limerick 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 Limerick will cost € 14. The average bus ticket price is approximately € 14.50. 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.

Galway to Limerick by bus

Best price € 14
Journey duration 1 h 17 min
Connections per day 10
First departure 08:30
Last departure 19:35
Distance 79 km
Departure Galway
Arrival Limerick
Carriers Citylink, Irish Citylink

Ticket price Galway - Limerick every day

€ 7.49
€ 14
€ 2.52
€ 14
In 2 days
€ 2.20
€ 14
In 3 days
€ 2.31
€ 14
In 4 days
€ 2.15
€ 14
In 5 days
In 6 days
€ 2.58

Route Summary by Bus

Minimum price
€ 14
Maximum price
€ 16.29

Galway - Limerick


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By Train

€ 2.15

Thursday, June 30th 2022
Irish Rail-logo
Galway (Ceannt) - Limerick (Colbert)
11:05 - 15:03
Irish Rail
3h 58min
3 changes
CO2: 0.23kg
By Bus

€ 14

Thursday, June 30th 2022
Irish Citylink-logo
Galway GMIT - Limerick Henry Street
08:35 - 09:50
Irish Citylink
1h 15min
CO2: 2.76kg

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

The journey between Galway and Limerick by bus usually takes 1 h 17 min to cover a distance of 79 km. The shortest journey from Galway to Limerick will take you 1 h 15 min. 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 Limerick 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 first and last departures from Galway to Limerick?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Galway to Limerick leaving at 08:30. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 19:35.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 times a day do journeys run from Galway to Limerick?

On average, there are 10 daily departures from Galway to Limerick. 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 20 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Citylink and Irish Citylink, 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 10 departures from Galway which travel directly to Limerick. There are 0 journeys with one change or more.


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