How to Reach Galway


Walking: Galway is a small town with pedestrian friendly streets. All attractions in the city centre are no more than a fifteen minute walk away from each other.

Cycling: Hiring a bike is a prime way to traverse Galway, especially if trekking to suburban landscapes. Numerous bike hire companies are located throughout the city.

By Car: Roundabouts are prominent, as is road construction. Expect traffic delays, narrow roadways, and limited street side parking. The cheapest parking is at the Galway Cathedral.

By Bus: A large network of buses around Galway City and to locations throughout Ireland allows easy commuting.

Bus Eireann: Local and national bus line. National routes leave from Bus Éireann Station. Frequent services and connections.

City Link: Departures from Galway Coach Station. Services to Dublin, Dublin Airport, Cork, Cork Airport, Limerick, and Clifden.

Go Bus: Departures from Galway Coach Station. Direct services to Dublin and Dublin Airport.

By Train: Galway has no metro. A national train station is located in city centre adjacent to Eyre Square.

Iarnrod Eireann: Services to Dublin and locations throughout Ireland.