How to get here

Getting Here

By Train

The main train station in Galway is located just off Eyre Square and about one mile from the start line of Run Galway Bay. More info on trains to Galway from

By Bus

The main bus tation in Galway is also located just off Eyre Square and about one mile from the start line of the Galway Bay Half Marathon & 10K. More info on buses to Galway from

Other options include and who operate from the New Coach Station on Fairgreen Rd offering direct services from Dublin, Dublin Airport, Cork & Shannon.

Getting around while you are here.

Car & Bus

Parking throughout Galway’s streets is metered and costs €1 for the first 30 minutes and €0.80 for every hour thereafter. There are several multistorey and pay-and-display car parks around town. The closest to the Run Galway Bay start lines is located at Jurys Hotel and along Merchants Road in the city centre.


You can walk to almost everything in Galway, including out to Salthill, but you’ll also find regular buses departing from Eyre Sq.

Local transport


Taxi ranks are located on Eyre Sq, on Bridge St, and next to the bus-train station. You can also catch a cab by dropping by a taxi office. Try Abbey Cabs (569 469; Eyre St) or Galway Taxis (561 111; Dominick St).


Coca-Cola Zero® Bikes is an exciting new addition to Galway. Bike stations are located throughout the city to provide a healthy and convenient means of transport.Ideal for supporters who want to cycle the course.

Map of Galway City

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