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Travelling to NUI Galway

NUI Galway is located in Galway city on the West Coast of Ireland.

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:

Ireland is also accessible via ferry.

Getting to Galway

Galway city is served by an extensive public transport network linking Dublin, Shannon and Knock airports. This includes:

  • Irish Rail, offering 9 daily train transfers from Dublin City with travel time from 2 hours 10 minutes

  • Regular bus services operated by Bus ÉireannGo 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).  Knock and Shannon Airports are currently serviced by Bus Éireann, expanding services to accommodate the growing number of passengers to each airport.

Should you wish to travel to Galway by car, please refer to the AA Road Maps & Route Planner and check the campus map for parking areas.

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