Get around the city by foot is an option from most tourist destinations the city center is no more than a 20 to 30 minute walk. Taxis, although they are expensive in Galway, can be found everywhere. Budget Rental car and Europcar offer rental cars in Galway but parking in the city can be really expensive.
Hotels near GWY
If you need a place to sleep on a budget stay at the Connemara, Sleepzone, or Kinlay House all are hostels; expect to pay less than $63 USD €50 EURO. Tara House is a lovely bed and breakfast that has WiFi, large size suites, and is located near the Galway Bay. If you are looking for an international hotel chain the Radisson and the Travelodge both have hotels in Galway. Most hotels have WiFi, separate restrooms, and more.
About Galway Airport
Galway itself is ranked number six in population in Ireland. It has a population of about 70,000. Known as the City of the Tribes, Galway is full of culture and art. Galway is renowned for its festivals and events; it’s renowned for its vibrant lifestyle.
Things to do close to GWY
If you plan to do a little or a lot of partying while you are in Galway be sure to pickup the Galaway City Pub Guide. You’ll know about all the parties before they start. If you can’t find where all the nightlife is located pickup the Galway Adviser. The Galway Adviser is a free newspaper that prints the entire event; the paper comes out on Thursdays.