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Travel to Galway

Galway is situated on the West Coast of Ireland and is easily reached by air, ferry, train, bus or car or a combination of these. As a major tourist attraction, there are many well-developed transport options available. 
Shannon Airport (c. 1 hour 20 minutes by bus/car)
Dublin Airport (c. 2 hours by car/bus)
Knock Airport  (c. 1 hour 20 minutes by car/bus)
Cork Airport (c. 3 hours by car/bus)
Ferries, Trains, AA Road Maps & Route Planner 

Travelling to Galway from Dublin,Shannon or Knock airport (by train, bus, car)

 

Driving to NUI Galway 
(Please Click Here for a map of campus)

Road Directions:
University Road Entrance:
Arriving in Galway on the main N6 follow signs for the N59 (Galway-Oughterard/Clifden), crossing the river Corrib at the Quincentennial Bridge.  Immediately after the Quincentennial Bridge take a left turn at the traffic light controlled crossroads and follow the signs for City Centre/University/Hospital. Continue through 3 sets of traffic lights (approx. 1 km) to large junction with University Hospital on the right.  Take filter lane to the left onto University Road and the main entrance to NUI Galway is approximately 100 m from this junction on the left-hand side.  

Distillery Road Entrance:
Arriving in Galway on the main N6 follow signs for the N59 (Galway-Oughterard/Clifden), crossing the river Corrib at the Quincentennial Bridge.  Immediately after the Quincentennial Bridge take a left turn at the traffic light controlled crossroads.  The Distillery Road entrance is the first left after the petrol station.

St.Anthony’s Entrance:
Arriving in Galway on the main N6 follow signs for the N59 (Galway-Oughterard/Clifden), crossing the river Corrib at the Quincentennial Bridge.  Go through the traffic lights and take exit 5 at the next roundabout (bringing you back towards the Quincentennial Bridge) take a left turn at the traffic lights, St.Anthony’s Entrance is the first right.

Directions to Park & Ride Car Park at NUI Galway:
(Parking Permit MUST be displayed)
Arriving in Galway on the main N6 follow signs for the N59 (Galway-Oughterard/Clifden), crossing the river Corrib at the Quincentennial Bridge.  Go through the traffic lights and take exit 5 at the next roundabout (bringing you back towards the Quincentennial Bridge) take a left turn at the traffic lights and continue for 1 km, the entrance will be on your right after a large sign for Corrib Village, the Park & Ride Carpark is into the left after entering.

Parking on Campus:
There is limited parking for conference delegates, on campus, Monday to Friday from 08.30 to 17.30 and it is recommended that you take a taxi to the venue if possible.   Permits are arranged for conferences to facilitate access to the Park & Ride Carpark.  Contact the conference organiser for a permit for your conference.  There are also a number of pay and display parking areas on campus please click here for a map of campus carparks. 

Access is available to all car parks evenings (after 17.30) and weekends.
All illegally parked vehicles, including cars not displaying a permit will be clamped.

Travel around Ireland:
During your stay you may wish to take in some of the wonderful sights of Ireland.  For further information please see www.discoverireland.ie or check out Google Maps

No Smoking: 
Smoking is now forbidden in enclosed places of work. This includes office blocks, various buildings, public houses/bars, restaurants; for more information click here

Time Zone:
Ireland is on GMT.