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Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate


Dublin International Airport

The fastest route from Dublin airport by car is via the M6. It will take you roughly 2 hr 25 minutes and the total distance is 217 km. On this route there are tolls, the tolls will cost drivers €4.80 each way. For directions click here.

The most convenient method of public transport from Dublin Airport to the hotel involves taking the Aircoach/Citylink or GoBus from outside the Arrivals Hall to Galway Bus Station (€14 single adult and €28 return). Once guests depart the bus at the Galway Bus Station, they can then hail a taxi for the remainder of the journey to Glenlo Abbey at a cost of approx. €15. 


Shannon Airport

Fastest route from Shannon Airport is via M18. It will take you approximately 1 hr 13 min and the total distance is 97.2 km, click here for the directions. Alternatively you can get the Expressway 51 bus from the airport (€10 one-way per adult) to Galway city centre and hail a taxi for the remainder of the journey.


Galway City Centre

It will take you 11 minutes to drive from Galway city centre to Glenlo Abbey.  Or you can get the 419 bus from Francis Street (stop 523021). The will be 3 stops in total and it will take you approximately 8 minutes. When you get off at Bushy Park, it’s a 10 minute straight walk to Glenlo Abbey. Glenlo Abbey will be on your right.          



Complimentary customer parking is available at the hotel.


Car Charging Facilities

We have four standard electric charging stations at the hotel. We have partnered with Easy Go to provide hotel guests with access to chargers while staying at the hotel. The "Easygo" app is required for hotel guests to be able to charge their cars. For instructions on how to set up a Prepay or Pay as you Go account to use these chargers, click here.


Chauffeur Service

Celtic Chauffeur Corporate service leads the way in providing a high quality professional chauffeur service. We can organise an Executive Chauffeur Service for Leisure or Corporate customers. If you require luxurious transport while in Galway, we can arrange airport pickup, business meeting transfers or more relaxed touring needs.

Visit Celtic Chauffeur’s TripAdvisor account here to read what others thought of Celtic Chauffeur Services. For full details and bookings: Call+353 (0) 87 3533460 – Fáilte Ireland Approved Tour Guide & Driver. 


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