County Galway in detail

Flights & getting there

Galway city is the county's main transport hub, served by buses and trains to destinations including Dublin.

The nearest international airport is Shannon Airport in County Clare, 92km south. Regular, direct buses serve Galway city from both Shannon (€10, two hours) and Dublin (€19, four hours) airports.

The Aran Islands are served by Connemara Regional Airport and Rossaveal Ferry Terminal, both linked by shuttle buses from Galway city. From the islands, ferries run to Doolin, County Clare, between mid-March and October.