GETTING AROUND GALWAY COUNTY

GETTING AROUND GALWAY COUNTY

Some of the best hidden gems are to be found throughout the countryside of Galway, so be sure to explore all that beautiful Galway has to offer. The stunning Connemara region, the breath-taking islands of Aran and Inishbofin and the hidden heartlands of Galway East are all waiting to be discovered. Some of best kept secrets are ones which are a little harder to get to but luckily there are numerous transport options to bring you there. Check out all the ways to travel below in order to get around the Galway countryside with ease.

BY BUS

With numerous connections throughout the county, travelling by bus is one of the most convenient ways to get around to other parts of Galway. Discover bus operators, routes and timetables that will help you get to places throughout Galway County.

BY SEA

Looking to discover the beautiful Aran Islands of Inis Mór, Inis Oírr and Inis Meáin? Or perhaps experience the stunning Inishbofin island? You can find out more information on ferries from Doolin and Rossaveal to the Aran Islands and ferries to Inishbofin from Cleggan here.

BY AIR

If you are looking for a unique way to travel to the Aran Islands, why not go by plane? With air service to the islands operating from Connemara Airport, you will be treated to stunning aerial views of the Islands as you land and takeoff. Find out more flight information here. 

BY TRAIN

Explore the hidden heartlands of Galway East by train with station stops throughout county. View the countryside from the train window before stopping off and discovering the area around each stop. See more for a list of train timetables and stops here.

BY TAXI

One of the best ways to get to more rural and off the beaten parts of Galway is by local taxi / hackney services. Have an enjoyable chat with the driver about the world’s problems and take note of the local history, insights and tips which they may have to offer!

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