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Cork to Dublin by bus

The journey from Cork to Dublin by bus is 136.16 mi and takes 5 hr 15 min. There are 235 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:00 AM and the last at 11:00 PM. It is possible to travel from Cork to Dublin by bus for as little as $14.37 or as much as $53.96. The best price for this journey is $14.37.

Lowest Price$14.37
Journey Duration5 hr 15 min
Connection per Day235
Lowest Price$14.37
Highest Price$53.96
First Departure1:00 AM
Last Departure11:00 PM
Distance136.16 mi
DepartureCork
ArrivalDublin
CarriersAircoach, GoBus

Cork to Dublin Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, May 19, 2024

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How much do bus tickets from Cork to Dublin cost?

When you're traveling from Cork to Dublin, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $26.51. You might be able to find prices as low as $14.37, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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When you're traveling from Cork to Dublin, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $26.51. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long does it take to get from Cork to Dublin by bus?

The journey between Cork and Dublin by bus is approximately 136.16 mi. It will take you more or less 5 hr 15 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey between Cork and Dublin by bus usually takes 5 hr 15 min to cover a distance of 136.16 mi. The shortest journey from Cork to Dublin will take you 3 hr 0 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Dublin quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

How many journeys from Cork to Dublin are there every day?

If you want to get from Cork to Dublin, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 235 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 139 direct journeys between Cork and Dublin. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 96 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Cork to Dublin. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Cork to Dublin
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Cork to Dublin.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Cork to Dublin, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Cork to Dublin.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $15.03 to $16.20 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 7% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Cork to Dublin

The cheapest Cork - Dublin bus tickets can be found for as low as $10.38 if you’re lucky, or $15.85 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $19.30.

Find the best day to travel to Dublin by bus

When travelling to Dublin by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

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Aircoach is a private bus and coach operator that provides transportation services in Ireland. It was established in 1999 and has since grown to become one of the largest and most popular coach operators in the country. Aircoach offers a range of services, including airport transfers, commuter services, and private hire. Its airport transfer services operate between Dublin Airport and various locations in Dublin city, as well as other cities such as Cork and Belfast. Aircoach is known for its modern fleet of coaches, comfortable seating, and reliable service. It also offers free Wi-Fi and charging points on board its coaches.

Services on board Aircoach and GoBus from Cork to Dublin
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Cork to Dublin CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
15.34kg
Bus
16.43kg
Flight
43.83kg
Car
35.06kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Cork to Dublin?
A bus ticket from Cork to Dublin is $26.51. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $14.37.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Cork to Dublin?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Cork to Dublin is $14.37. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Cork and Dublin by bus?
Cork to Dublin is 136.16 mi.
How long does the bus between Cork and Dublin take?
Cork to Dublin is on average 5 hr 15 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 0 min.
Which companies operate from Cork to Dublin?
The bus journey from Cork to Dublin is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Aircoach and GoBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Cork to Dublin?
Cork to Dublin has 235 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Cork to Dublin leave?
The earliest bus from Cork to Dublin departs at 1:00 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Cork to Dublin depart?
The latest bus from Cork to Dublin departs at 11:00 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Cork to Dublin in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $14.37 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Cork to Dublin?
There are on average 139 direct connection(s) from Cork to go to Dublin.
What's the fastest journey time between Cork to Dublin by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Cork and Dublin is 3 hr 0 min.
Is there a direct bus from Cork to Dublin?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Cork and Dublin.
What are the CO2 emissions for Cork to Dublin by bus?
The bus journey from Cork to Dublin creates 16.43kg of CO2 emissions.

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