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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Christmas Park-n-Ride for 2012 in Galway City

A park-and-ride service will be in place for the  2012 Christmas shopping period.

It will operate between Saturday 1 December and Monday 24 December, inclusive.

On 24 December (Christmas Eve), the last bus will leave the city-centre at 5pm, and the gates at Ballybrit will close at 6pm.

Parking area and city-centre bus stop

Parking is provided at Ballybrit Racecourse - follow the signs on the major routes into Galway.

The central city drop-off and pick-up point is the temporary coach / bus parking area in Fairgreen Road  / Bothar Pairc an Aonaigh, opposite Galway coach station. (Marked "A" on the major-bus-hubs map.)

Hours of operation

Buses run every 15 minutes
  • Fom 7am to 9.30pm Monday - Saturday
  • From 11am - 7pm on Sunday.


The fare is €2 per car, now matter how many passengers. This includes all-day parking, and return bus travel.

If cars are left overnight, it is entirely at owners risk.

Friday, November 16, 2012

December 2012 bus and train fare increases

bus service fare increase arrow symbol Ireland

Details of  December 2012 public-transport fare increases for Galway have been released by the National Transport Authority.

These fares may apply from 1 December 2012 - though some may be applied from a later date.