Bus and coach services travelling South from Galway

Bus and coach services travelling east from Galway




Regional and national bus overview:



Service Details

Citylink 

Regular seven-day express services to Limerick (Raheen and Henry St), Cork and Cork Airport.


Kennedy Coaches

Friday and Sunday services for students between:

  • Tralee (Annascaul and ITT, Limerick and Galway Cathedral (NUIG)
  • Killarney, Farranfore, Castleisland, Abbeyfeale, Dingle, Tralee, Listowel, Newcastle West, Limerick, GMIT


Lyons Travel

Friday & Sunday services for students - Quilty, Mullagh, Milltown Malby, Inagh, Ennis to/from University of Limerick, Mary Imacculate, Limerick IT, NUIG and GMIT
Contact: 065 7084096 / 086 2604658


Noel O’Shea Coach Hire

Runs student services from the Kilkee / Kilrush area to Galway, Limerick and Tralee.
No website - contact 087 255 0155 for details


Galway Bay Executive Travel

Run a daily return service from Galway to Lahinch (Co Clare), between April and October, with stops in Oranmore, Clarinbridge, Kinvara, Doorus Cross, Bellharbour, Ballyvaughan, Lisdoonvarna, Doolin / Doolin Pier, Cliffs of Moher, and Liscannor. Targetted at tourists, but locals are welcome.


Bus Eireann

  • Route 51 - Galway - Limerick - Shannon - CorkA seven-day services, stopping at: GMIT, Oranmore, Clarenbridge, Kilcolgan, Ardrahan, Labane, Gort, Crusheen, Ennis, Clarecastle, Shannon, Bunratty, Limerick, Rourkes Cross, Charleville, Ballyhea, Buttevant, Mallow (Hospital and Town Park)
  • Route x51 - Galway - Limerick expressA seven-day service stopping at GMIT only. Some extra services stop at University of Limerick and Limerick IT also.
  • Route 50 - Galway - Doolin - Cliffs of Moher - LahinchA seven-day service, stopping at: GMIT, Oranmore, Clarenbridge, Kilcolgan, Ballinderreen, Kinvara, Doorus Cross, Bellharbour, Ballyvaughan, Lisdoonvarna, Doolin, Cliffs of Moher, Liscannor, Lahinch
  • Route 423 Galway - Lisdoonvarna - DoolinStopping at: GMIT, Oranmore, Clarenbridge, Kilcolgan, Ballinderreen, Kinvara, Doorus Cross, Bellharbour, Ballyvaughan, Blackhead, Fanore Cross, Ballinalacken Castle, Lisdoonvarna, Doolin, Cliffs of Moher
  • Route 434 Galway - Gort/Kinvara
    Once-a-day weekday service, stopping at: Maree, Oranmore, Clarenbridge, Kilcolgan, Ballinderreen, Kinvara, Nogra, Ardrahan, Labane

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Cork Opera House


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