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Sunday, December 17, 2017

Christmas and New Year bus and train services in Galway 2017 / 18

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A summary of 

bus and train services 

in Galway city and county 

for the 2017 Christmas and 2018 New Year period.


This is based on information published by the bus operators, and is subject to change.
  Always check the services you want to use with the bus company.



Saturday, December 2, 2017

Extra buses on CityLink multi-stop Galway / Dublin service (route 763)

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CityLink have announced the addition of two buses to the timetable for their multi-stop / commuter Galway to Dublin service, route 763, effective from Monday 4 December 2017.
  • A 5am coach from Galway city, stopping at all existing CityLink stops and arriving in Dublin city at 8:40am and Dublin airport at 9am
  • A 9:30pm coach from Dublin airport, picking up in Dublin city at 10pm, stopping at all existing CityLink stops and arriving in Galway city at 1:25am.

The new timetable for this service is available here.

The multi-stop service for commuters compliments the CityLink express service, which travels between Dublin airport and Galway Coach Station in 2:45 and the AirEagle Direct service which takes two and a half hours.   These services are not affected by this change.




Thursday, November 30, 2017

Galway Christmas Park and Ride service, 2017

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A park-and-ride service will be in place for the Christmas 2017 shopping period.

It will run on selected days between Saturday 2 December until Sunday 24 December, and is being operated by Bus √Čireann on behalf of Galway City Council.





CityDirect bus fares increasing

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CityDirect have announced that their adult cash fare is increasing from €2.30 to €2.40  (a 4% increase), effective from 1 December 2017.

There is no change to their fares for students or children, or to the price of weekly or monthly tickets, or for people who use Leap cards.

This is happening at the same time that Bus √Čireann fares are increasing.

The Galway City Bus Fares page has been updated with this information.