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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.