Conference on Human Rights and Forensic Science, April 24-25, 2009
How to get here

How to Get Here

Galway Airport: Galway Airport, conveniently located just 8km from Galway City centre. Taxis to city centre an car hire is available. Aer Arann operates various  daily services from the UK to Galway Airport. 

Shannon Airport  Shannon Airport is a regional airport in the Midwest of Ireland which is about 1hour 30 mins from Galway.  There are various bus services from Shannon to Galway. For more information:

Bus Eireann  provide connections to and from all of Ireland's major cities. 


Tel:                +353 (0)61 313333        


Citylink provide a service between Shannon Airport and Galway city. 


Tel:                +353 (0)91 564163        



JJ Kavanagh & Sons provide a service between Shannon Airport, Limerick and Dublin Airport.


Tel:                +353 (0)56 8831106        




Dublin Airport

Dublin Airport is situated around 10 km north of Dublin city. You can take a taxi to the City Centre, but the special "Airlink" bus is much cheaper and just as quick.  Departing from directly outside the Arrivals building, this bus leaves every 10 minutes on weekdays and every 20 minutes on Sundays. It connects the Airport with Busáras (the central bus station).  There is a less frequent (half-hourly) service which will bring you as far as Heuston Railway Station



Trains from Dublin to Galway:  

There is a frequent train service from Dublin (Heuston Station) to Galway daily. The journey takes approximately three hours. Iarnród Éireann train timetables can be found at:



Private Bus Services from Dublin Airport to Galway: There are various private bus services that run from Dublin airport directly to Galway.  For more information Visit and