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Sunday, December 18, 2016

Christmas and New Year buses and trains in Galway, 2016/17

A summary of bus and train services in Galway city and county for the 2016 Christmas and New Year period.





Bus Company Announcements

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


Christmas timetable announcements from public transport companies in Galway:

Burkes --  Bus √Čireann  -- Bus Feda --  BusLink   --  City Direct  --  CityLink / Eireagle -- GoBus  --  Healy Bus

Irish Rail




Thursday 22 and Friday 23 December

All services will run a normal weekday timetable in Galway.



Saturday 24 December

City Buses

  • Bus Eireann will run a regular Saturday service in Galway City, except that the last bus on each route is between 7-8pm approx.
  • CityDirect will run a regular Saturday service until 6:15pm, when the last 411 bus leaves Eyre Square.

Regional buses   

  • Bus Eireann will run regular Saturday services until approx 9pm only
  • Partial service from Burkes, BusLink:  Nitelink buses will not operate
  • Regular service from:   CityLink, GoBus,  Bus Feda, Healys

Trains

  • Trains will run normally until approx 9pm, when they will stop



Sunday 25 December - Christmas Day

  • The 12:30am Citylink bus from Dublin Airport to Galway will operate
  • All other services (city and regional) are cancelled.



Monday 26 December - St Steven's Day

City Buses

  • Bus Eireann will run a regular Sunday service on all routes in Galway City
  • CityDirect will run a Sunday / public holiday timetable 

Regional buses: 

  • No service from Healy's (Loughrea), Bus Feda, 
  • Very limited service from  Bus Eireann
  • Limited service from  Burkes,
  • Regular service from:   CityLink
  • Slightly changed service from:   GoBus

Trains

  • No trains will run



Tuesday 27 December

City buses

  • Bus Eireann will run a regular Tuesday service in Galway City
  • CityDirect will run a Sunday / public holiday timetable 

Regional buses   

  • Bus √Čireann will run a Sunday timetable on regional services
  • Partial service from Healys (Loughrea),  Burkes, Bus Feda, 
  • Regular service from:   CityLink
  • Slightly changed service from:   GoBus

Trains

  • Trains will run a normal weekday service, with some changes



Wednesday 28 December

City Buses

  • Bus Eireann will run a regular weekday service in Galway City
  • CityDirect will run a Saturday timetable 

Regional buses   

  • Partial service from Healys (Loughrea),  Burkes,
  • Regular service from:   CityLink, Bus Feda, 
  • Slightly changed service from:   GoBus

Trains

  • Trains will run a normal weekday service, with some changes



Thursday 29 December

City Buses

  • Bus Eireann will run a regular weekday  service in Galway City
  • CityDirect will run a Saturday timetable 

Regional buses   

  • Partial service from Healys (Loughrea), Burkes,
  • Regular service from:   CityLink, Bus Feda, 
  • Slightly changed service from:   GoBus

Trains

  • Trains will run a normal weekday service, with some changes



Friday 30 December

City Buses

  • Bus Eireann will run a regular weekday service in Galway City 
  • CityDirect will run a Saturday timetable

Regional buses   

  • Partial service from Healys (Loughrea), Burkes, 
  • Regular service from: CityLink, Bus Feda 
  • Slightly changed service from: GoBus
 

Trains

  • Trains will run a normal weekday service, with some changes


Saturday 31 December - New Year's Eve

City Buses

  • Bus Eireann will run a regular Saturday service in Galway City, until between 8-9pm
  • CityDirect will run a regular Saturday timetable


Regional buses   

  • Partial service from Burkes,
  • Regular Saturday service from:   CityLink, Healy's (Loughrea), Bus Feda, 
  • Slightly changed service from:   GoBus
  • To be advised:   BusLink's service, including the status of the NightLink service


Trains

  • Trains will run a normal Saturday timetable until approx 9pm, when they will stop


Sunday 1 January - New Year's Day

City Buses

  • Bus Eireann will run a regular Sunday service in Galway City
  • CityDirect will run a Sunday / public holiday timetable 


Regional buses   

  • No service from Healys (Loughrea), 
  • Partial service from Burkes, Bus Feda, 
  • Regular service from:   CityLink
  • Slightly changed service from:   GoBus
  • Regular Sunday service with some alterations form Bus Eireann
  • To be advised:   BusLink's service, including the status of the NightLink service


Trains

  • Regular Saturday timetable with some changes



Monday 2 January - Day after New Year's   

City Buses

  • Bus Eireann will run a regular Monday service in Galway City
  • CityDirect will run a Sunday / public holiday timetable 

Regional buses   

  • No service from Healys (Loughrea), 
  • Partial service from Burkes,
  • Regular service from:   CityLink, Bus Eireann
  • Slightly changed service from:   GoBus, Bus Feda, 
  • To be advised:   BusLink's service, including the status of the NightLink service

Trains

  • Regular weekday timetable with some changes


Tuesday 3 January onwards

City buses

  • Bus Eireann will run a regular weekday timetable
  • CityDirect will run a Saturday timetable for the rest of this week, and return to regular weekday services from 9 January

Regional buses   

  • Regular service from all regional bus companies

Trains

  • Trains will run normally



Please note:

This information is for the Galway area only. Changes in other areas are not included. See City Bus Details and Regional Bus Details for normal timetables and route maps

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