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How to find us: From Abroad

The most direct route to the College from abroad is via Shannon airport, which is one hour's drive away. Numerous airlines service Shannon Airport including Aer Lingus, American Airlines, US Airlines, Air Canada, Delta Airlines etc. Further information is available from www.shannonairport.ie .

Dublin Airport is approx. 3 hours drive from Ballyvaughan and is accessible from airports all over the world.  There are bus services connecting Dublin airport to Galway city, which is one hour north of Ballyvaughan.  Further informaton on airlines and destinations serviced by Dublin Airport is available from www.dublinairport.com

How to find us: Within Ireland

Ballyvaughan is approximately 40 minutes from both Ennis and Athenry train stations. Details of train timetables that service these stations are available from www.irishrail.ie

You can also reach Ballyvaughan by bus. Bus Eireann have a daily service between Galway city and Ballyvaughan and details are available from www.buseireann.ie . From Galway you can travel by bus to any part of Ireland using Bus Eireann or one of a number of private bus operators such as www.gobus.ie and www.citylink.ie

The College is a 3 hour drive from Dublin by car, 1 hour from Galway and approximately 1.5 hours to Limerick. For route planners and driving directions please visit http://www2.aaireland.ie/routes_beta/

While there is no direct bus service from Shannon Airport to Ballyvaughan, it is possible to take connecting buses or a taxi if you do not wish to hire a car.