5 days in Galway & Dublin Itinerary

5 days in Galway & Dublin Itinerary

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5 days in Galway & Dublin Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Bus:  38​h
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
— 1 day
Fly:  35​h
End: Sydney


Galway ©
A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
On the 5th (Wed), kick back and relax at Salthill Beaches, appreciate the extensive heritage of Salthill Promenade, then don't miss a visit to Quay Street, and finally walk around Eyre Square.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Galway trip itinerary tool .

Sydney, Australia to Galway is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to Galway. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Salthill Beaches ©
Salthill Beaches
Quay Street ©
Quay Street
Eyre Square ©
Eyre Square


Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
On the 6th (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at National Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Dublinia: The Heart of Viking and Medieval Dublin.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Dublin online vacation planner .

Getting from Galway to Dublin by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Dublin are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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