Galway is situated on the West Coast of Ireland and may be easily reached by air, ferry, train, bus or car or a combination of these. To help you find the best access route to suit you, please see the following site for further information: http://www.galway1.ie/faq/distance.htm
Our local airport Galway offers connections to many of the major British Airports including Luton, Manchester etc., there is also a service to Lorient so please check this web site as new routes are opening up regularly. Galway airport is just a 10 minute drive from the city circa €20.00 by taxi.
Alternatively, there are a number of other access points - please see the following links for further information.
- Bus Eireann connections to/from all of Ireland's major cities. Tel: +353 (0)61 313333 http://www.buseireann.ie/
- Citylink Bus: provides service between Shannon Airport and Galway city (service from Shannon to Galway has recently been reduced to three departures per day, so please check the schedules at: http://www.citylink.ie) Tel: +353 (0)91 564163
- 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: http://www.irishrail.ie/
Taxi Cabs in Galway
- Local Taxi: +353 (0) 91 500600
Travel around Ireland
During your stay you may wish to take in some of the wonderful sights of Ireland. For further information please see website www.discoverireland.ie or