It will operate from Saturday 3 December until Saturday 24 December inclusive, and is being operated by Bus Éireann on behalf of Galway City Council.
- Follow the signs on the major routes into Galway.
- Enter the racecourse from Parkmore Rd beside Galway Technology Park- see the Parkmore Neighbourhood Map for details of this area.
The central city drop-off and pick-up point is the Galway Coach Station (point "S" on the regional bus stops map).
There is no specific arrangement for cars to be left at Ballybrit overnight: any cars which are left there are at the owner's risk.
Hours of operationBuses run every 15 minutes
- Fom 9:30am to 9.30pm, Monday - Saturday (last departure from Ballybrit at 9:15pm)
- From 11am - 7pm on Sundays (last trip from the Coach Station at 6:45pm)
On 24 Dec, Christmas Eve, the last bus will leave the city-centre in the early evening - the exact time is to be advised, last year it was 5:30pm.
Unlike 2015/16, this year's service will not extend into the New Year, and will not operate in the early morning (7:30 - 9:30am).
CostThe flat-fare is €3 per car, This includes all-day parking, and return bus travel for as many passengers, adults or children, as were in the car.
Buses use the most appropriate route between the race-course and the city centre. The service is non-stop, with no pick-ups or drop-offs along the way.
See Galway City Christmas holiday bus services (coming soon) for information about regular city bus services during this period.