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Dublin to Galway by bus

The journey from Dublin to Galway by bus is 113.63 mi and takes 4 hr 57 min. There are 166 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:15 AM and the last at 11:59 PM. It is possible to travel from Dublin to Galway by bus for as little as $16.60 or as much as $53.13. The best price for this journey is $16.60.

Lowest Price$16.60
Journey Duration4 hr 57 min
Connection per Day166
Lowest Price$16.60
Highest Price$53.13
First Departure12:15 AM
Last Departure11:59 PM
Distance113.63 mi
DepartureDublin
ArrivalGalway
CarriersIrish Citylink, EireagleMore

Dublin to Galway Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Traveling from Dublin to Galway with Virail

Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Dublin to Galway. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

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

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 $16.60. The average bus ticket price is approximately $28.81. 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 $28.81 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 Dublin to Galway.

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

With a distance of 113.63 mi between Dublin and Galway, it will usually take 4 hr 57 min 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 hr 57 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. In order to get from Dublin to Galway faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Dublin and Galway will complete the journey in 2 hr 12 min.On average, it will take you about 4 hr 57 min to travel the 113.63 mi between Dublin and Galway.

How many times a day do journeys run from Dublin to Galway?

The exact number of journeys from Dublin to Galway can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 166 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Dublin to Galway. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Dublin to Galway varies, but in general, you can expect to find 88 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 78 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Dublin to Galway. 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 Dublin to Galway.

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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 $15.80 to $18.06 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 13% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Dublin to Galway

The cheapest Dublin - Galway bus tickets can be found for as low as $15.51 if you’re lucky, or $16.56 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $19.32.

Find the best day to travel to Galway by bus

When travelling to Galway 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

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

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

Ecology
Train
12.8kg
Bus
13.72kg
Flight
36.57kg
Car
29.26kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Dublin to Galway?
A bus ticket from Dublin to Galway is $28.81. 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 $16.60.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Dublin to Galway?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Dublin to Galway is $16.60. 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 Dublin and Galway by bus?
Dublin to Galway is 113.63 mi.
How long does the bus between Dublin and Galway take?
Dublin to Galway is on average 4 hr 57 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 12 min.
Which companies operate from Dublin to Galway?
The bus journey from Dublin to Galway is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Irish Citylink, Eireagle, GoBus and Aircoach.
How many bus connections per day go from Dublin to Galway?
Dublin to Galway has 166 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Dublin to Galway leave?
The earliest bus from Dublin to Galway departs at 12:15 AM. 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 Dublin to Galway depart?
The latest bus from Dublin to Galway departs at 11:59 PM. 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 Dublin to Galway 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 $16.60 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 Dublin to Galway?
There are on average 88 direct connection(s) from Dublin to go to Galway.
What's the fastest journey time between Dublin to Galway by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Dublin and Galway is 2 hr 12 min.
Is there a direct bus from Dublin to Galway?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Dublin and Galway.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dublin to Galway by bus?
The bus journey from Dublin to Galway creates 13.72kg of CO2 emissions.

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