Arriving in Ireland
Ireland can be reached by direct flights from most major European cities and by sea from Britain and France.
The three Irish airlines are:
Eurolines: Budget bus services from main European cities to Galway. More details at www.eurolines.com
- Train services to Galway
Irish Rail (Iarnrod Eireann): From Dublin to Galway, there is a regular train service, leaving from Heuston Station in Dublin city centre. A direct bus service between Heuston Station and Dublin Airport Arrivals operates approximately every half-hour. Approximate length of trip from Dublin to Galway by train: 2.5 hours.
Further details at www.irishrail.ie
- Bus services to Galway
Direct from Dublin Airport or Shannon Airport to Galway City Centre
Citylink /GoBus operate an inexpensive bus service between Dublin and Galway or Shannon and Galway. Approximate length of trip from Dublin to Galway: 2.5 hours; and from Shannon to Galway: 1 hour 30 mins. The buses from Dublin leave every hour throughout the day from Dublin Airport Coach Park (near Arrivals) to Galway city centre, and from Shannon Airport to Galway every few hours.
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