Getting Around

Transport Map

Transport Options

Buslink Athenry local bus service to Galway

By Bus:

  • Buslink (Farrells) regularly links Athenry & Galway
    • Nightlink service Friday and Saturday nights and Bank Holiday Sundays
    • Find timetables here: http://buslink.ie/timetables2016.html
    • Phone: (091) 244189
    • 3 pick up & drop off points in Athenry:
      • Londis, Tuam Road
      • Arch Car Park
      • Athenry Shopping Centre

M6 Motorway services Athenry town

By Car:

  • Athenry is located on the Galway to Dublin M6 motorway and is easily accessible from all major routes.
    • From Dublin – Leave M6 motorway at Exit 17
    • From Galway – Leave M6 motorway at Exit 17
  • Drive Times:
    • Dublin: less than 2 hours
    • Limerick: 1 hour
    • Cork: 3 hours
    • Belfast: 3.5 hours

Athenry Train Station

By Train:

  • One minute walk from town centre
  • Address: Church Street, Athenry, Co. Galway
  • Opening hours:
    • 05:30hrs-22:30hrs Mon
    • 04:50hrs-22:30hrs Tues-Fri
    • 05:50hrs-22:00hrs Sat
    • 10:15hrs-20:15hrs Sun
  • Contact Number: + 353 (0)91 84 4020 or 1850 366 222 . Calling from outside of Ireland +353 (0)1 836 6222
  • Routes Serviced:
  • Dublin/Galway
  • Galway/Limerick

Further Info: http://www.irishrail.ie/travel-information/athenry

Parking in Athenry town

Parking:

Pay & Display parking is operational in the town of Athenry from 09.00 to 18.00 Monday to Saturday.  Ticket machines are available throughout the town and permits can be applied for in the Athenry Area Office (see below for further details).

  • Backlawn Car Park (Kenny Park)
    • Pay & Display Parking Ticket:
      • €0.70 per hour
      • €3.00 per day
    • Pay & Display Parking Permit
      • €30.00 per calendar month
      • €360.00 per annum
  • Church St Car Park
    • Pay & Display Parking Ticket:
      • €0.70 per hour
      • €3.00 per day
  • On Street Parking:
    • Parking ticket €1.00 per hour
    • Parking disc €1.00
  • Train Station Parking:
    • Operator: NCPS
    • Spaces: 70
    • Operating Hours: 24hrs
    • Disabled Parking: Yes
    • Rates – parkbytext:
      • Daily €3
      • Weekly €8
      • Monthly €30
    • Rates – Machine Charge/parkbytext 2 bill
      • Daily €4
      • Weekly €10
      • Monthly €30
    • Further info on parking rates for the train station available here: http://www.irishrail.ie/travel-information/car-parking