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Dublin to Cork by bus

The journey from Dublin to Cork by bus is 136.16 mi and takes 5 hr 6 min. There are 243 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:25 AM and the last at 11:30 PM. It is possible to travel from Dublin to Cork by bus for as little as $12.32 or as much as $50.16. The best price for this journey is $12.32.

Lowest Price$12.32
Journey Duration5 hr 6 min
Connection per Day243
Lowest Price$12.32
Highest Price$50.16
First Departure12:25 AM
Last Departure11:30 PM
Distance136.16 mi
DepartureDublin
ArrivalCork
CarriersAircoach, GoBus

Dublin to Cork Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 22, 2024

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Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Dublin to Cork. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How can I find the cheapest bus tickets to get from Dublin to Cork?

On average, a bus ticket from Dublin to Cork will cost you $25.80. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $12.32. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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On average, a bus ticket from Dublin to Cork will cost you $25.80. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

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

The journey between Dublin and Cork by bus is approximately 136.16 mi. It will take you more or less 5 hr 6 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 Dublin and Cork runs for about 136.16 mi and usually takes approximately 5 hr 6 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 3 hr 0 min. If you are trying to get from Dublin to Cork as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

How many journeys from Dublin to Cork take place each day?

On average, there are 243 daily departures from Dublin to Cork. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 143 departures from Dublin which travel directly to Cork. There are 100 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Dublin to Cork. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Dublin to Cork, 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.

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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 Dublin to Cork.

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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.

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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 $14.92 to $16.08 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 Dublin to Cork

The cheapest Dublin - Cork bus tickets can be found for as low as $13.42 if you’re lucky, or $15.13 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $15.82.

Find the best day to travel to Cork by bus

When travelling to Cork 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 Dublin to Cork
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Dublin to Cork 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 Dublin to Cork?
A bus ticket from Dublin to Cork is $25.80. 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 $12.32.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Dublin to Cork?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Dublin to Cork is $12.32. 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 Dublin and Cork by bus?
Dublin to Cork is 136.16 mi.
How long does the bus between Dublin and Cork take?
Dublin to Cork is on average 5 hr 6 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 0 min.
Which companies operate from Dublin to Cork?
The bus journey from Dublin to Cork 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 Dublin to Cork?
Dublin to Cork has 243 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Dublin to Cork leave?
The earliest bus from Dublin to Cork departs at 12:25 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 Dublin to Cork depart?
The latest bus from Dublin to Cork departs at 11:30 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 Dublin to Cork 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 $12.32 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 Dublin to Cork?
There are on average 143 direct connection(s) from Dublin to go to Cork.
What's the fastest journey time between Dublin to Cork by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Dublin and Cork is 3 hr 0 min.
Is there a direct bus from Dublin to Cork?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Dublin and Cork.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dublin to Cork by bus?
The bus journey from Dublin to Cork creates 16.43kg of CO2 emissions.

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