Biophotonics and Imaging Graduate Summer School (BIGSS), 15th-20th June 2014
Getting to Galway

NUIG Campus Map

From Dublin Airport

There are 2 different coach companies who go directly from Dublin airport to Galway.

1) GoBus. Pick up point at Dublin airport is Zone 13. Timetable. Price approximately €25 return. Journey time approx. 3hrs

2) Citylink . Pick up point is Zone 11. Journey time approx. 3hrs. Price approx €25 return. Timetable

From Shannon Airport-
Bus Eireann coaches leave every hour . Journey time approx 1h 45 mins. Price approx €20 return.

From Ireland West Knock Airport
Bus Eireann coaches leave Knock airport every 2 hour. Journey time approx 1h 40 mins. Price approx €20 return.
Timetable  Note-last bus leaves Knock at 4.50pm
You can buy tickets in advance online on the Bus Eireann website

Galway City Centre to NUI Galway/Corrib Village

Free Shuttle Bus Service to City Centre
A complimentary shuttle bus service runs from Corrib Village to the city centre from 12.00pm to 8.00pm daily. This shuttle bus departs from Corrib Village reception every hour on the hour and picks up outside the Coach Station, Fairgreen Road (behind the Tourist Office* on Forster St.) on the half-hour as follows (please note that times are subject to change):

Depart Corrib Village (Reception)                      Depart Coach Station (Fairgreen Road)
10:00 (Saturday and Sunday only)                     10:30 (Saturday and Sunday only)
11:00 (Saturday and Sunday only)                     11:30 (Saturday and Sunday only)
12:00                                                                12:30
13:00                                                                13:30
14:00                                                                14:30
15:00                                                                15:30
16:00                                                                16:30
17:00                                                                17:30
18:00                                                                18:30
19:00                                                                19:30

*The Tourist Office is located next to the main bus and train station of Galway city. If you are arriving to Galway by train or bus, please avail of our shuttle bus to bring you to Corrib Village. Note that it is a white ‘Corrib Village’ minibus with yellow writing and also note that spaces are allocated on a first-come-first served basis.

The city bus (Bus no. 401) runs every 30 minutes from stop 9 at the top of Eyre Square, in front of Bank of Ireland

Taxis are €10-12