Bus and coach services travelling east from Galway
Regional and national bus overview:
They also run multi-stop and limited stop services on the route, stopping at
Oranmore, Craughwell, Aughrim, Athlone (B&Q, Town Centre & IT), Moate, Killbeggan, Tyrellspass, Rochfordbridge, Miltonpass, Kinnegad, Enfield, Lucan, Liffey Valley and Heuston station. (The limited services do not stop between Athlone and Dublin).
Nightlink: Late-night service between Athenry and Galway City on Thurs-Sat nights.
Friday and Sunday student services between Galway and Waterford cities, stopping at Carrick-on-Suir, Clonmel, Cahir, Tipperary, Limerick city and University of Limerick (UL).
South East (SE) Galway IRD - "The Local Bus"Run a service from the Woodford/ Ballinakill area to Galway City on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month. Leaves Looscaun Church at 10.20am and Walsh’s Bar, Woodford at 10.30am. Return leaves Galway City at 5pm. Booking essential - contact 090-9741867.
- Dublin - route 20 / X20
High-frequency seven day service, stopping at Dublin Airport, Heuston Station, Lucan, Maynooth, Enfield, Moyvalley, Clonard, Kinnegad, Miltownpass, Rochfordbridge, Tyrellspass, Kilbeggan, Horseleap, Moate, Athlone, Ballydangan, Creagh, Ballinasloe, Portiuncula Hospital, Aughrim, Kilrickle, Loughrea, Craughwell, Derrydonnell Cross, Oranmore, GMIT (Dublin Rd) (Note: express services go to Dublin airport before the city, and stop in a limited range of places)
- Route 70 Galway - Athlone - Mullingar - Dundalk
A weekly service during college terms Stopping at: Oranmore, Craughwell, Loughrea, Kilrickle, Aughrim, Ballinasloe, Creagh, Athlone AIT / Bus Station, Drumraney, Ballymore, Killare, Loughnavalley, Ballinea, Moate, Horseleap, Kilbeggan, Tyrellspass, Mullingar, Delvin, Athboy, Navan, Duleek, Drogheda, Dunleer, Castlebellingham, Dundalk
- Route 418 Galway - Athenry
Three times daily service runs Monday - Friday. Stopping at: Oranmore, Derrydonnell Cross
- Route 430 Galway - Ballinasloe - Athlone
Stopping at Oranmore, Derrydonnell Cross, Craughwell Loughrea, Kilrickle, Aughrim, Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, Creagh, Ballydangan
Alternatives:For some destinations in the south east of Ireland, it may be better to change buses at Shannon Airport or Limerick.
- Bus Eireann list a number of options on their website
- JJ Kavanagh run a service from Shannon via Birdhill, Nenagh, Toomavara, Moneygall, Roscrea, Borris-in-Ossary, Mountrath, Portloise, Monasterverin and Kildare
- Dublin Coach run a service from Limerick City to Dublin airport, with stops in Kildare Village and Red Cow.
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