The Connacht Hotel


Getting to & Around Galway City with Public Transport

The Connacht Hotel is easily accessible with public transport. Arrive by bus or train into Galway City and there are several city bus routes avalable to our hotel entrance. 

Galway City Bus Routes near the hotel

The Galway City Bus Service stops on the Dublin Rd on either side of the road, located just 2 minutes walk from the hotel entrance. Routes ← toward Eyre Sq. leave from the opposite side of the road to the hotel. Buses are every 30 mins. 

← Route 402 : To Eyre Sq, NUIG, Taylors Hill & Seacrest.
→ Route 402: To ATU (formerly GMIT) & Merlin Park Hospital

← Route 409: To Eyre Sq. 
→ Route 409: To Parkmore Induustrial Estate. 

← Route 404: To Eyre Sq. NUIG & Newcastle.
→ Route 404: To ATU (formerly GMIT) & Oranmore 

Bus Fares are normally €2.40 per adult. Purchase a Leap Card and avail of 30% savings on your bus fare. 

Coca Cola Bike Hire

Why not get to know the ‘City of the Tribes’ and surrounding areas with Coca-Cola Zero® Bikes?

Roam freely from The Connacht Hotel on the Dublin Rd to Eyre Square, onto Spanish Arch,  Galway Cathedral and Salthill Promenade and see all the colour and variety on offer in Galway city. 

There are two nearby stations, one at Glenina Heights, 2 mins walk and another at The Huntsman In (4 mins walk) 

For full details and to register visit 

Address and Contact Phone Number

Dublin Road
H91 K5DD

Tel: +353 (0) 91-381200


Latitude: 53.279738650567474
Longitude: -9.022178649902344

Nearest Airports to Galway City

The closest airports to Galway are as follows:

Shannon Airport: 1hr drive to Galway  - View flights available to Shannon Airport
Knock Airport: 1hr drive to Galway -  View flights into Ireland West Airport Knock
Dublin Airport: 2hrs 30mins drive to Galway - View flights into Dublin Airport.



Train & Bus Stations in Galway City

We are just 5 minutes drive time/ or taxi from Eyre Square which offers regular transport links from Ceannt Train Station, Bus Station and the Coach Station throughout Ireland.
For Train Times to Galway, visit Iarnród Eireann - Irish Rail
For Bus Times to Galway visit Bus Eireann
For direct buses from Dublin Airport and Shannon Airport to Galway visit  City Link and Go Bus.