NUI Galway Students' Union

Provides the following travel related services for students

Irish Rail and Bus Eireann will only recognise the NUI Galway Student ID for 4 years from date of issue. They take the first two digits from your student number as the date of issue. If your card is more than 4 years old or you are a returning student and are using your original student number you will need to purchase a Student Leapcard in order to get discounted travel with Irish Rail and Bus Eireann.  You can purchase a Student Leapcard from the Students’ Union office for €10.

Bus Éireann tickets

We sell tickets for all national routes and monthly/weekly Galway city service tickets.

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Student Leap Card

We take your photo and print the card straight away for €10.

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BUs Routes to Galway

For a list of bus routes to Galway please click here

Please call to the Students’ Union office upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn for these services. We are open Monday-Friday 10am-5pm during term time.