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Galway to Dublin by bus

The journey from Galway to Dublin by bus is 113.63 mi and takes 5 hr 12 min. There are 149 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:01 AM and the last at 9:20 PM. It is possible to travel from Galway to Dublin by bus for as little as $16.39 or as much as $47.28. The best price for this journey is $16.39.

Lowest Price$16.39
Journey Duration5 hr 12 min
Connection per Day149
Lowest Price$16.39
Highest Price$47.28
First Departure12:01 AM
Last Departure9:20 PM
Distance113.63 mi
CarriersGoBus, Irish CitylinkMore

Galway to Dublin Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, May 26, 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 can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Galway to Dublin?

When you're traveling from Galway to Dublin, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $27.96. You might be able to find prices as low as $16.39, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $27.96 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 does it take to get from Galway to Dublin by bus?

The distance between Galway to Dublin is approximately 113.63 mi. In general, it will take you about 5 hr 12 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions, and the type of terrain that must be crossed. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. In order to get from Galway to Dublin 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 Galway and Dublin will complete the journey in 2 hr 19 min.On average, it will take you about 5 hr 12 min to travel the 113.63 mi between Galway and Dublin.

How many journeys from Galway to Dublin take place each day?

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 149 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 66 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 83 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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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Galway to Dublin.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Galway to Dublin, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

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.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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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 $12.15 to $19.99 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 39% 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 $15.56 if you’re lucky, or $16.48 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $17.96.

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

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

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 GoBus, Aircoach and Eireagle from Galway to Dublin
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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 $27.96. 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 $16.39.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Galway to Dublin?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Galway to Dublin is $16.39. 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 113.63 mi.
How long does the bus between Galway and Dublin take?
Galway to Dublin is on average 5 hr 12 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 19 min.
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: GoBus, Irish Citylink, Aircoach and Eireagle.
How many bus connections per day go from Galway to Dublin?
Galway to Dublin has 149 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 12:01 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 Galway to Dublin depart?
The latest bus from Galway to Dublin departs at 9:20 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 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 $16.39 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 66 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 hr 19 min.
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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