Galway Transport

By Road

Galway City and County are well served by roads networks.
The motorways approaching Galway are:
The M6 (from Dublin and the East)
The M18 (from Limerick and the South)
The M17 (from Tuam and the North)

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Galway Airport

The airport is 8km from the city centre and is accessible by car, bus and taxi.

By Car

If you are setting down passengers at the airport, there is a designated area just outside the main entrance to the Terminal Building. For set down only – no waiting allowed.

By Bus

A Bus leaves Central Station Galway at 1.00pm Monday to Friday and leaves the airport for Galway City at 1.40pm Monday to Friday.

By Taxi

The taxi rank is on the left as you exit the main door of the Terminal Building.


Galway Taxis which is based in Dominic Street has a fleet of saloon, multi-person and wheelchair accessible vehicles.
Website Tel: 091 56 11 11.
Big O Taxis: Tel: 091 58 58 58.
City Taxis: Tel: 091 52 52 52.


Bus √Čireann operates a comprehensive bus service within Galway and between Galway and other major destinations throughout Irerland.
Check routes and timetables at
Numerous private bus and coach hire companies can be found in Galway city.

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Iarnrod √Čireann (Irish Rail) operates train services between Galway and Dublin and stations en route, with connections to most other cities in Ireland. For a full list of Timetables, Prices and online booking go to

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