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Galway Arrival

Ireland has a transport system that has become faster, cheaper and more efficient in recent times; as Galway is one of the most important destinations in Ireland, is not an exception.

By air:

    Galway Airport is located approximately 6km from Galway City near Oranmore; operates daily flights to and from Dublin and London (Luton).

    Knock International Airport in Charlestown, Mayo is a little over an hour from Galway City. Operates flights regularly to Knock from Dublin, London (Stansted), Manchester and Birmingham.

    Shannon International Airport in Co. Clare is an hour and a half south of Galway City. Operates flights from Dublin, the UK, continental Europe and North America.
The most popular airlines that arrive to Galway are Aer Arann, Virgin Atlantic, Delta Airlines, Ryan Air British Airways and others.

By train:

The Irish Rail (Iarnrod Eireann), runs a regular train service to Dublin stopping off at major towns, as Galway; the Ceannt Station in Galway City in the centre of the city is the nearest station.

By car:

Bringing your own car or hire one from any car hire firms is more convenient for an individual trip and will let you enjoy completely of your visit to Ireland.

Also as a reference the drive from Dublin to Galway is 140 miles and will take approximately 3 hours; it is important to know the routes in Ireland, because some towns are bypassed with others, the N6 goes through the main street offering a fascinating glimpse of daily life and will take you directly to Galway.

By Bus:
    Citylink: Provides service between Galway and Dublin and Dublin Airport.
    Nestors: Provides national routes. TurloughMore, Athenry, Co. Galway.
    Bus Éireann: The national bus company of Ireland, which has routes radiating out from Dublin and also between all major towns as Galway

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