You’re never too far from an international airport when you visit Galway City
Galway is 1 hour from Shannon International Airport, 2.5 hours from Dublin Airport and 1.5 hours from Ireland West Airport, Knock, which all combined, provide ready access to US, UK and Europe.
Galway City is accessible through direct daily flights with excellent intercity road and rail links and non-stop bus routes direct from Dublin to Galway on the M6 Motorway which has drastically reduced travel time between the cities.
Shannon Airport, one of Ireland’s leading international airports, is unique both in its location and its place in the history of world aviation. It is located at one of the most western points in Europe, overlooking the beautiful Shannon River, the longest river in Ireland. The airport is accessible through direct bus links from Galway City.
Ireland West Airport, Knock
In the last five years, Ireland West Airport, Knock has gained a strong position and title as Ireland’s fourth international airport with a major increase in the number of passengers using the facility. Ireland West Airport, Knock is the main international air access gateway for the West, North West and Midland regions of Ireland. The airport has direct bus links from Galway City.
More than 248 million passengers have travelled through Dublin Airport since that first flight took off in 1940. Dublin Airport remains Ireland’s leading and busiest airport, and also has been ranked in the top 10 busiest airports in Europe. Dublin Airport is the headquarters of Ireland’s flag carrier (Aer Lingus), Europe’s largest low-cost carrier (Ryanair) and Ireland’s regional airline (Aer Arann).