Travel to Galway

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Galway is situated on the West Coast of Ireland and can be easily reached by air, ferry, train, bus, car or a combination of these. As a major tourist destination, there are many well-developed transport options available.

By Air

Shannon Airportc. 1 hour 20 minutes by bus/car 
Dublin Airportc. 2 hours by car/bus
Knock Airport c. 1 hour 20 minutes by car/bus 
Cork Airport c. 3 hours by car/bus

For detailed information on travelling from, Dublin, Shannon or Knock Airport by train, bus or car, please refer to our guide: Travelling to Galway 

Alternative Transport Options

AA Road Maps & Route Planner 

Campus Map

Download a Campus Map here. You can also refer to our NUI Galway Entrances and Parking Guide

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