One of the biggest advantages of Corrib Village is its fantastic location. Situated on the NUI Galway campus and only a short distance from the hive of activity that is Galway city, it is the ideal spot.

What’s Nearby?

Take a look below at what nearby amenities Corrib Village guests can avail of.

5-minute walk

Shop, laundrette, games room, reception, tennis court, soccer court, shuttle bus to Galway city centre.

10-minute walk

Kingfisher Sports Centre, restaurants, riverside walkways, service station, butcher, banks and more.

20-minute walk

Cinema, bowling, restaurants, pubs, clubs, Eyre Square, Galway bus and train stations and more.

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Driving & Parking

If you are driving to Corrib Village, available routes and directions can be found here. Ample car parking is FREE for all guests at Corrib Village. However, on-site parking is provided on a first-come-first-served basis and therefore, is not guaranteed at your designated apartment block. There is also an overflow parking facility adjacent to Corrib Village.

Nearest Airport

The nearest airport to Corrib Village is Shannon Airport, which is 85.6km away from Galway.

Transport Options

  • Car hire
  • Bus services and tours
  • Trains
  • Island ferries
  • Island bus tours
  • Taxis or cabs

Free Shuttle Bus Service to City Centre

For your convenience, we provide a complimentary shuttle bus service from Corrib Village to the city centre, which runs from 12.00pm to 8.00pm daily. This shuttle bus departs from Corrib Village reception every hour on the hour and picks up outside the Coach Station, Fairgreen Road (behind the Tourist Office* on Forster St.) on the half-hour as follows (please note that times are subject to change):

Depart Corrib Village (Reception) Depart Coach Station (Fairgreen Road)
10:00 (Saturday and Sunday only) 10:30 (Saturday and Sunday only)
11:00 (Saturday and Sunday only) 11:30 (Saturday and Sunday only)
12:00 12:30
13:00 13:30
14:00 14:30
15:00 15:30
16:00 16:30
17:00 17:30
18:00 18:30
19:00 19:30

*The Tourist Office is located next to the main bus and train station of Galway city. If you are arriving to Galway by train or bus, please avail of our shuttle bus to bring you to Corrib Village. Note that it is a white ‘Corrib Village’ minibus with yellow writing and also note that spaces are allocated on a first-come-first served basis.