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.galwaytourist.com/travel_info/
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.
Shannon Airport (approx. 1.5 hours by bus/car)
Dublin Airport (approx. 3 hours by car/bus)
Galway Airport (approx 1/2 hour by car/bus)
Knock Airport (approx 1.5 hours by car/bus)
Cork International Airport
Belfast International Airport
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 http://www.discoverireland.ie or