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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Express Galway / Shannon Airport bus service

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Bus Éireann have announced changes to the express x51 service between Galway and Limerick, from Sunday 29 May 2016:
  • Five services each way will stop at Shannon Airport - this will happen year round,not just in summer as it did in 2015.
  • There are new early-morning services (from Galway at 5am and 8am, and from Limerick at 6:45am) - this makes it possible to travel from Galway City to Shannon for morning flights.
  • The service from Galway is now hourly between 8am and 7pm (previously was between 9am and 6pm).
  • There is a new late evening bus to Galway (9:35pm ex Limerick).


The new timetable for the the X51 service is available here.

See Galway Regional buses for details off all services to/from Galway.

See Galway airport connections for information about all services to/from airports.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Change to the terminus for bus route 405 - Ballybane

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stylist bus shelter outside HP Galway new building
Bus Éireann have announced that from Sunday 16 May 2016 the Route 405 - Ballybane bus will go right into Ballybrit Business Park / Ballybrit Industrial estate, instead of ending at the entrance to the estate.

The new bus terminal will be outside the Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE - previously  HP, Compaq, Digital) building in Ballybrit, where a bus-shelter is available.

Buses from the city will stop at the bus-stop at the entrance to the industrial estate on request.


Cancellation of route 410 and extension of route 404 (Newcastle - Oranmore)

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Image credit: Oranmore Castle.
Bus Éireann have announced that from Sunday 16 May 2016:
  • Route 410 - Galway city to Oranmore is cancelled.
  • Route 404 is extended to travel between Westside Shopping Centre / Newcastle and Galway Clinic, and on to Oranmore.


Monday, May 9, 2016

Extended route 350 timetable for summer 2016

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Bus Éireann have announced enhancements to route 350 (Galway - Kinvara - Ballyvaughan - Lisdoonvarna - Doolin - Cliffs of Moher - Ennistymon- Ennis)

These will apply between Sunday 15 May - Saturday 29 October 2016.
  • The same timetable will operate 7 days a week (ie no reduced services on Sundays).  
  • The summer timetable is now extended by one month until the end of October (it ended in September in 2015).

The full timetable for summer 2016 can be found here.

See Regional buses - South for details of other bus services in this area.

For reference, the previous timeable (applies until 14 May 2016) can be see here.

Thursday, May 5, 2016

No Killarney / Galway express service in summer 2016

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Citylink's have advised that they will not be running a service between Galway and  Killarny in summer 2016.

See travelling between Galway and Killarney for other options for making this journey.