Travelling to Ireland

There are daily direct flights to Ireland from a wide range of cities in the UK, Europe and the US, along with flights from the Emirates. Airports include:
» Shannon International Airport (, located just over one hour’s drive from Galway city
» Dublin Airport (, located just over two hours from Galway city

Getting to Galway

An extensive public transport network linking Dublin and Shannon airports serves Galway city. This includes:
» Regular bus services operated by Bus Éireann, Go Bus and Citylink, with fully air-conditioned coaches equipped with free Wi-Fi. The motorway from Dublin Airport to Galway City allows for travel time from 2 hours 20 minutes, with direct bus services operating every half hour (Dublin Airport Terminal to Galway City Centre). Shannon Airport is currently serviced by Bus Éireann (