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Friday, October 30, 2015

Bus and train fare increases from 1 December 2015

bus service fare increase arrow symbol Ireland
Details of December 2015 public-transport fare increases for Galway have been released by the National Transport Authority.

These fares apply from 1 December 2015, for the 2016 calendar year.  
Monthly and annual ticket prices will be applied during November for tickets that will be used from December.

The Galway City Bus Fares page will be updated with this information shortly.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Irish Rail / Iarnród Éireann Taxsaver annual parking discount

carpark at Galway Railway Station
Annual Taxsaver ticket holders can buy of 12 onths parking in any Iarnród Éireann station car parks with parkbytext™ for €210 - provided they purchase by Friday 13 November.

To take up this offer, you must have a  parkbytext™ account with Irish Rail - and this year TaxSaver customers will get all the benefits available to other parkbytext™ account holders, eg ability to swap vehicle registration and change locations.

See Iarnród Éireann's announcement for more details

Friday, October 23, 2015

Bus and train services for the October 2015 Bank Holiday weekend

Galway Comedy Festival tent on Eyre Square, October holiday weekend 2015 - with official cars parked on the Square beside it
Galway Comedy Festival, October 2015

Monday 26 October 2015 
is a bank / public holiday in  Ireland.

Alterations to city and county bus and train services are:

Timetable changes for GoBus services - November 2015

GoBus have a new Winter timetable operating from 2 November 2015, and available for booking now.

Changes include:
  • The 10:45am service from Dublin Airport will travel via Dublin City, and have a journey time of 3 hours.   Effectively this adds a new 11:15am service from Dublin City to Galway.
  • The 3:45pm bus from Dublin Airport will also travel via Dublin City with a journey time of 3 hours.   There will not be a separate 4:15pm coach from Dublin City.
See Regional Buses for links to all companies running bus services to, from or through Galway.