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Galway to Cork by bus

The journey from Galway to Cork by bus is 101.8 mi and takes 4 hr 49 min. There are 87 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:10 AM and the last at 7:30 PM. It is possible to travel from Galway to Cork by bus for as little as $12.44 or as much as $47.39. The best price for this journey is $12.44.

Lowest Price$12.44
Journey Duration4 hr 49 min
Connection per Day87
Lowest Price$12.44
Highest Price$47.39
First Departure6:10 AM
Last Departure7:30 PM
Distance101.8 mi
DepartureGalway
ArrivalCork
CarriersIrish Citylink

Galway to Cork Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, May 26, 2024

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How much will I pay for bus tickets from Galway to Cork?

On average, a bus ticket from Galway to Cork will cost you $29.01. 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 $12.44. 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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Prices will vary when you travel from Galway to Cork. On average, though, you'll pay about $29.01 for a bus ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

How much time will it take to go from Galway to Cork by bus?

Traveling from Galway to Cork by bus will usually take 4 hr 49 min. This journey covers a distance of 101.8 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 4 hr 49 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey between Galway and Cork by bus usually takes 4 hr 49 min to cover a distance of 101.8 mi. The shortest journey from Galway to Cork will take you 2 hr 40 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 Cork 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.

When do the first and last departures from Galway to Cork leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Galway to Cork leaving at 6:10 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 7:30 PM.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Galway to Cork leaving at 6:10 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 7:30 PM.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

How many times a day do journeys run from Galway to Cork?

You will be able to travel from Galway to Cork using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 87 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Galway to Cork using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 53 direct connections from Galway to Cork each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 34 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Galway to Cork. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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

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If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Galway 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.

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 Galway to Cork.

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.

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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 $17.16 to $21.18 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 19% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Galway to Cork

The cheapest Galway - Cork bus tickets can be found for as low as $15.40 if you’re lucky, or $20.16 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $24.46.

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!

Galway to Cork CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
11.47kg
Bus
12.29kg
Flight
32.77kg
Car
26.21kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Galway to Cork?
A bus ticket from Galway to Cork is $29.01. 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 $12.44.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Galway to Cork?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Galway to Cork is $12.44. 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 Galway and Cork by bus?
Galway to Cork is 101.8 mi.
How long does the bus between Galway and Cork take?
Galway to Cork is on average 4 hr 49 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 40 min.
How many bus connections per day go from Galway to Cork?
Galway to Cork has 87 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Galway to Cork leave?
The earliest bus from Galway to Cork departs at 6:10 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 Galway to Cork depart?
The latest bus from Galway to Cork departs at 7:30 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 Galway 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 $12.44 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 Galway to Cork?
There are on average 53 direct connection(s) from Galway to go to Cork.
What's the fastest journey time between Galway to Cork by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Galway and Cork is 2 hr 40 min.
Is there a direct bus from Galway to Cork?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Galway and Cork.
What are the CO2 emissions for Galway to Cork by bus?
The bus journey from Galway to Cork creates 12.29kg of CO2 emissions.

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