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* This service operates to NUIG and UCHG each morning

** This service operates only to GMIT during college term.

NOTE: On occassions when funeral masses occur at the Cathedral Grounds, the bus may depart from outside
the Community Centre opposite the Cathedral.


Frequent Reliable Service

Luxury Coaches

Free Wi-Fi

Reclining Seats

Luggage space

Friendly helpful staff

We provide a daily bus service from North Galway and South Mayo to and from Galway City. Please take
a look at the map below to see our bus stops and you can view the departure timetable for each of
these bus stop locations by clicking on the map.


Pick up points between Tuam and Galway City

Tuam (Cathedral) – Galway Road (Corrib Oil) – Gilmartin Road – Killaloonty (Topaz) – MG Business Park – N17 Business Park – Cloonfush – Cloonmore – Claretuam – Caherhugh – Rusheens – Moneen – Caherlea – Cummer – Corofin Cross – Tavanaghmore – Anbally – Currandrum – Corbally North & South – Knockdoe – Bawnmore – Knockdoemore – Roscommon Road – Loughgeorge – Claregalway – Cregboy – Cloone – Cloonacuneen – Mc Hughs Pub – Parkmore Road – Castlegar – Ballybrit – Mervue – Wellpark – Eyre Square Galway

Pick up points between Ballinrobe and Galway City:

Ballinrobe – Kilmaine – Shrule – Wakefield Cross – Horsevally – Ballyfruit – Gortnamona – Headford (The Square) – Headford (Opp. Joyces) – Cloughanover – Mausreavagh – Luimneach – Morans Cross – Flahertys Cross – Grange – Corrandulla Cross – Cloonboo – Ballindooley – Eyre Square Galway



We offer a private bus hire service to and from anywhere in Ireland at competitive prices for the following types of events

  • Leisure Tours
  • School Tours
  • Weddings
  • Golfing
  • Swimming
  • Racing
  • Matches – GAA, soccer and rugby matches for teams and supporters
  • Airport Transfers – We are close to Ireland West Airport Knock and Shannon International Airport
  • National Schools, Secondary and Third Level transport Services.
  • Corporate travel and hospitality
  • Theatres and Restaurants

We have a range of buses varying from 14 to 55 seats available for private hire.

All of our buses are modern and well-equipped so you can relax while we take you to your destination.

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Executive Coaches – 55 seaters


Executive Coaches – 33 seaters


Burkesbus Tickets

Your ticket is a record of our agreement to carry you or to arrange for your carriage. The Company will not replace lost, mislaid or stolen tickets. You will be required to purchase a new standard fare ticket to enable you to travel. Your ticket is non-transferable and may only be used for whom it has been bought.You must travel with a valid ticket. If a ticket is spoiled or tampered with, it will be invalidated.

Day Return Tickets

Are valid for one outward journey on date of issue, and for return journey on the same day.

Open Return Tickets

Open returns are flexible tickets. An Open return ticket is not valid on two journeys in the one direction. The ticket is valid from the date of departure printed on the ticket, and you need to make your return journey by the date specified. Tickets are valid for 7 days including the date of issue.

Children fares

Child fares as shown in the fare tables are applicable to those between 2 years and 10 years of age. All children aged 10 years and under are eligible for concession fares on Burkesbus. Children aged two years and under may travel free but they must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


    Claretuam, Tuam, Co. Galway,

    (093) 55416

    Mon – Fri: 9.00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.

    1.00 p.m. to 2.00 p.m