Located in Galway City Centre

Salmon Weir Hostel, Galway

Galway City

The Salmon Weir Hostel is situated in the centre of Galway City and is in walking distance from the train station and bus terminal.

From Dublin, Cork and Shannon Airport, with Direct City Link bus or Bus Eireann, or by train with Iarnrod Eireann.

Directions from the Bus and Train station

The bus and train station is a 5 minute walk from the Salmon Weir Hostel.
When leaving the station walk through Eyre square park which is in front on you. At the top of the park turn left and follow the road down to the top of shop street where the road continues around to the right. Follow the road around until you reach the traffic lights at the Town Hall Theatre. Take a right at the traffic lights and you will see our friendly hostel on the left hand side of the road.

Directions from airport

Galway has an international airport located just 5 miles form the city centre. There is currently no bus service available form the airport to the city centre but there is a taxi rank just outside the arrivals terminal to take passengers to the city centre. You can ask the taxi driver to bring you directly to the hostel "Salmon Weir Hostel" , 3 St Vincents Avenue, Woodquay, Galway

Directions by road

From Dublin
1. As you come off the motorway. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Bóthar na dTreabh/N6 Go through 1 roundabout 2.8 km
2. At Morris Roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on Bóthar na dTreabh/N6 heading to Br. na Tra/Salthill/N59/an Clochan/Clifden Continue to follow N6 Go through 2 roundabouts 3.1 km
3. At Bodkin Roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Headford Rd 0.8 km
4. Continue onto St Vincent's Ave Destination will be on the right 19 m

Use Google Maps to plan your route

If you have any difficulty finding us, call us on 091-561133 and we will be happy to guide you all the way to the Salmon Weir Hostel.

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If you need more information contact our friendly staff

By Phone

  • +353 91 561133
  • 091 561133 (within Ireland)
  • 091 562030 (Guest Payphone)


Salmon Weir Hostel
3 St Vincent Avenue

GPS Coordinates

  • Lat: 53.27624
  • Long: -9.05345