To help you discover the easiest way for you to get to Galway, we’ve put together an easy guide on how to get to Galway which features information on convenient airports to fly to, train and bus timetables from airports and other Irish cities, car hire, and how to visit by cruise ship. We’ve broken down all the options for you on how to get to Galway, so whether you’re an overseas visitor who needs to get to Ireland and then on to Galway or you just need information on how to get to Galway from other parts of Ireland, we’ve got it covered.
When you arrive in Galway you will need to know the most convenient ways to get around Galway City and County. One of the best ways to explore Galway City is by walking. Galway City is quite a small city in size, making it extremely easy and accessible to explore on foot. Alternatively, if you want to feel that fresh Galway Bay sea air against your face, you can hire a bike to explore and get around the city. On those rainy days where walking or cycling may not be an option, other convenient ways to get around and explore is by bus or taxi which are both very affordable.
If you’re looking to get outside the city and discover the breathtaking Connemara region, the stunning Aran Islands, the relaxed Inishbofin Island or the hidden heartlands of Galway, then you can find out information on the best way to get there too. There are many different ways to explore the different regions of Galway, so whether it’s by bus, a plane, a ferry, a taxi or a train – we’ve got all the information and timetables you need to help make your travel plans are easy and convenient as possible.