In association with - Galway's public transport information site

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Park-and-Ride for the Volvo Ocean Race, 2012

View of Galway harbour during the Volvo Ocean Race stopoverA park-and-ride service will be in place between Ballybrit Racecourse and the city-centre for the Volvo Ocean Race 2012.

It will operate between Saturday 30 June and Sunday 8 July, inclusive.

Buses will run every 5 minutes between 9am to 11.30pm each day.
  • €5 per adult, 
  • Senior citizens - free 
  • Children - free.
This includes all-day parking, and return bus travel.  

Cars are not permitted to park over night. If they are left overnight, it is entirely at owners risk.
The central city drop-off and pick-up point is the temporary coach / bus parking area in Bothar Pairc an Aonaigh, opposite  Galway coach station.   (Marked "A" on the major-bus-hubs map.)

This is a short (5-10) minute walk from the Galway Docks area, and 15 minutes walk from the Claddagh / South Park area.  Buses to Salthill can be caught from Bus Stop 9 in nearby Eyre Square.