Galway is situated approximately 130 miles West of Dublin on Galway Bay with Connemara to the West & the Burren in Co. Clare to the South.
Shannon International Airportwww.shannonairport.com located 90km (55 miles) from Galway has routes servicing numerous destinations in Europe, the US and Canada.
Ireland West Airport Knock 85km (53 miles) from Galway also has direct connections to a number of UK destinations and Dublin.
Dublin Airport is located approximately 200 km from Galway with numerous connections to UK, Continental Europe, North America and the Middle East.
You may reach Galway via, the N17 from the North (Sligo & Donegal), the M6 to the East (Athlone & Dublin) and the N18 from the South (Shannon, Limerick and Cork).
From Galway there are 8 return services to Dublin and 6 return services to Limerick daily. Contact Iarnrod Eireann at 1850 366222 or from outside Ireland 353 1 8366222. Galway's Ceannt Station is located right in the city centre adjacent to Eyre Square 091-561444. Catch the Best Prices Online at www.irishrail.ie - Book 3 Days in Advance to get the cheapest fares available.
Consider using one of our Festival Friends:
Citylink www.citylink.ie 091-564163
Bus Eireann www.buseireann.ie 091-562000, both run regular daily services to/from Galway.
The closest ferry ports include Dublin (2 hours travel time by road), Rosslare (4 hours) and Cork (3.5 hours).
Most major car hire companies operate from airports and seaports in Ireland. We recommend Festival Friend Enterprise Rent-a-Car 353-91-771200.
We recommend Festival Friend Travel Direct 353-91-876876. Travel Direct is a well established family owned business specialising in small to medium sized groups, focusing on personal and efficient service.
We recommend Galway Taxi's 353-91-561111 for all your travel needs this summer. Travel in comfort and get there in good time for the start of each Festival event