The conference will be held at the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUI Galway) in the west of Ireland. Talks and registration will be held in the Information Technology building as shown on the maps at the end of this page.
Most international airlines fly to Dublin or Shannon, from where you can travel by bus or car to Galway (or by train from Dublin City). Alternatively, you can fly to any of the airports with connecting flights to the smaller Galway Airport, more details are given below.
More information on travelling to the University is available from the getting to NUI Galway section of the official NUI Galway site.
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Galway Airport - Web - Phone +353 91 755569
Aer Arann and Manx2 fly to Galway Airport from a number of airports in the UK and from Dublin, Ireland. Aer Arann fly to and from Edinburgh, Manchester, London Luton, Lorient and Dublin. Manx2 fly to Galway Airport from Cork and Belfast. You can book flights through their sites: aerarann.com and manx2.com. The airport is 6 kms from the city.
Shannon Airport - Web - Phone +353 61 715494
Shannon to Galway by Bus
Shannon to Galway by Car
Shannon Airport is 55 miles (89 kms) from Galway. You can rent a car from Shannon Airport.
Knock Airport - Web - Phone +353 94 9367222
The next nearest airport to Galway after Shannon is Knock International Airport in County Mayo. It is about 1h35m from Galway City by road. There are less flights on offer to Knock, but Ryanair does offer regular services from the UK.
Dublin Airport - Web - Phone +353 1 8866705
Dublin to Galway by Air
Aer Arann offer regular daily flights from Dublin to Galway Airport.
Dublin to Galway by Train
For travel to Galway by train, take a bus to Heuston Railway Station. Train prices are around €35 return (€30 one way). You can view the latest Iarnród Éireann (Irish Rail) timetables at their website.
Dublin to Galway by Bus
Dublin to Galway by Road
The main approach roads are shown on the maps at the end of this page. Dublin is 125 miles (200 kms) from Galway by motorway, and this takes about 1h40m. Again, you can rent a car from Dublin Airport.
The workshop will be held in the Information Technology building, shown on the official NUI Galway campus map. On the grid map below, the location is grid reference E7.
When in Galway, you can use the local travel services below.