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The Galmont Hotel & Spa, Galway is located on the edge of Lough Atalia and overlooking Galway Bay. It is only a few minutes walk to Galway city centre and the main railway & bus stations. It is just under 3 hours from Dublin Airport and 1 hour from Knock & Shannon Airports.

Dublin

There are 2 tolls on this route
€2.90 at Kilcock/Enfield/Kinnegad
€1.90 at Ballinasloe

  • Leaving Dublin follow signs for "The West" N4
  • Continue to Galway via M4 (motorway)
  • Leave the M4 at Junction 11 and then join the M6 motorway to Galway. Take care not to miss this junction
  • As you approach Galway City, stay in left lane on motorway following signs for Galway City East & Docks.
  • The Galway Clinic will be on your left hand side. After the Galway Clinic you will reach the 'Martin' roundabout, take 3rd exit to set of traffic lights and continue straight ahead.
  • Pass by Galway Crystal on your left hand side.
  • Continue straight through the traffic lights.
  • Take the 2nd exit at the 'Skeritt' roundabout at GMIT.
  • Travel straight until you reach the “Huntsman Inn” Junction
  • Keep in left hand lane as you approach junction, turn left and travel straight ahead
  • Keep left at V in the Road with 2 sets of traffic lights
  • The Galmont Hotel Galway is on your right

Cork/Limerick

Estimated Time: 3 Hours (Cork – Galway) 1.5 hours (Limerick – Galway)

  • Leaving Cork follow signs for Limerick N20
  • Continue forward onto the N20 Entering Mallow
  • Continue forward onto the N20 Entering Buttevant
  • Continue forward onto the N20 Entering Charleville
  • Travel to Limerick City
  • Leaving Limerick follow signs for Galway/Shannon Airport
  • At Shannon Airport Junction continue forward onto the M18 motorway (signposted Galway)
  • At Barefield Junction continue forward onto the N18
  • Continue forward onto Moyglass - N18 Entering Crusheen
  • Continue forward onto the N18 Entering Gort
  • Continue forward onto the N18 Entering Ardrahan
  • Continue forward onto the N18 Entering Kilcolgan
  • Continue forward onto the N18 Entering Clarinbridge
  • At Oranbeg roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the N6 (signposted Galway)
  • At roundabout at Maldron Hotel take the 2nd exit onto the N6 (signposted Galway)
  • At the Martin Roundabout, take the 1st exit to Galway City East & Docks to set of traffic lights and continue straight ahead.
  • Pass by Galway Crystal on your left hand side.
  • Continue straight through the traffic lights.
  • Take the 2nd exit at the 'Skeritt' roundabout at GMIT.
  • Travel straight until you reach the “Huntsman Inn” Junction
  • Keep in left hand lane as you approach junction, turn left and travel straight ahead
  • Keep left at V in the Road with 2 sets of traffic lights
  • The Galmont Hotel Galway is on your right

Car Parking is available in a multi-story car park operated by Q Park, conveniently located underneath the hotel.

  • Spaces are limited so availability is on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Hotel residents can avail of a daily rate of €5 per car per day
  • Day delegates can avail of a special rate of €1.20 per hour, with their conference badge

Dublin Heuston Station - Galway

Trains run every two hours from Dublin Heuston starting at 07:35
Journey time is approx. 2h30mins
Destination: Galway (Ceannt) Station (4 minute walk to Galmont)
For details on Timetables, Fares etc... visit the Irish Rail website

Express from Dublin Airport or Dublin City Centre - Galway

There is an express CityLink service from Dublin Airport (Zone 11) or Dublin City (Aston Quay) to Galway.

  • Airport Departure (Zone 11): runs every hour starting 06:15, last bus departs Dublin Airport 23:15
  • Dublin City Departure (Aston Quay): runs every hour staring 06:45, last bus departs Aston Quay 23:45
The journey time is approx. 2.5 hours from Dublin city or 3 hours from Dublin Airport.
Destination: Galway, New Coach Station (4 minute walk to Galmont)
For more details please visit: www.citylink.ie

Transport from Dublin Airport

2hours 15minutes by car.
2hours 35minutes by Train from Heuston Station, Dublin – Galway. 9 trains daily. http://www.irishrail.ie
2hours 30 minutes by bus direct from Dublin Airport departing every hour. http://www.gobus.ie
*The bus and train station is located less than 300meters from the Hotel.

Transport from Shannon Airport

50 minutes by car. (Large taxi for 4 pax €120 approx)
1 hour 50 minutes by bus (hourly from 7.55-20.55)
*The bus is located less than 300meters from the Hotel.

Transport from Knock Airport

1 hour by car. (Large taxi for 4 pax €120 approx)
1 hour 30 minutes by bus(8 buses daily)
*The bus and train station is located less than 300meters from the Hotel.