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Sunday, November 24, 2013

Galway City Park and Ride for Christmas 2013

The following information is for 2013. 
Click here for current year details.

A park-and-ride service will be in place for the  2013 Christmas shopping period.

It will operate between Saturday 30 November and Tuesday 24 December, inclusive.

On Tuesday 24 Dec, Christmas Eve, the last bus will leave the city-centre at 5:30pm.

Parking area and city-centre bus stop

Parking is provided at Ballybrit Racecourse
  • 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.)

Hours of operation

Buses run every 15 minutes
  • Fom 7am to 9.30pm Monday - Saturday
  • From 11am - 7pm on Sundays.


The fare is €3 per car, now matter how many passengers. This includes all-day parking, and return bus travel.

If cars are left at the racecourse overnight, it is entirely at owners risk.

See also:

Check out Christmas shopping trips 2013 for bus and coach services to other places