Getting to NUI Galway by Air

image005Galway Airport is 5 miles to the east of Galway city. To get from the airport to NUI Galway, either hail a taxi or hire a car (see directions, above).

Shannon International Airport and Knock International Airport are both approximately 1 hour’s drive from Galway city. Neither are served by regular public transport connections to Galway, so you must hire a car.
See directions above for travelling from Shannon Airport or Knock Airport by car.

Dublin International Airport is approximately 3.5 hour’s drive from Galway city (see directions above), but has flight connections to Galway. A number of private bus services also operate connections from Dublin Airport to Galway city (City Link, Bus Nestor), and public bus connections via city centre are also available.

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