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Cork to Dublin by bus

The journey from Cork to Dublin by bus is 219.13 km and takes 4 hrs 49 mins. There are 153 connections per day, with the first departure at 01:00 and the last at 23:00. It is possible to travel from Cork to Dublin by bus for as little as €14.00 or as much as €48.29. The best price for this journey is €14.00.

Lowest Price€14.00
Journey Duration4 hrs 49 mins
Connection per Day153
Lowest Price€14.00
Highest Price€48.29
First Departure01:00
Last Departure23:00
Distance219.13 km
DepartureCork
ArrivalDublin
CarriersGoBus, Aircoach

Cork to Dublin Bus Times

Departure date
Saturday 15 Jun 2024

Traveling from Cork to Dublin with Virail

Do you know the best way to get from Cork to Dublin? No? Don't worry, Virail knows. Our search tool uses data from thousands of travel providers to show you all the available routes for your chosen travel dates. Whether you want to travel by train, bus, plane, or carpool, we can help. Filter your results to suit your personal needs: decide whether you want a one-way or round trip ticket, look for a direct journey or one with connections, and choose the time of day that you prefer to travel. Take a look at all the information and find the transport option that's right for you. When you've selected your ideal journey, Virail will transfer you to the website of your chosen travel provider, where you can complete your booking. Your adventure is waiting - let Virail help you today.

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

The prices for bus tickets from Cork to Dublin vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from Cork to Dublin will cost €14.00. The average bus ticket price is approximately €24.38. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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On average, you can expect to spend around €24.38 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Cork to Dublin.

How long will it take me to travel from Cork to Dublin by bus?

The distance between Cork to Dublin is approximately 219.13 km. In general, it will take you about 4 hrs 49 mins to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions, and the type of terrain that must be crossed. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The journey between Cork and Dublin by bus usually takes 4 hrs 49 mins to cover a distance of 219.13 km. The shortest journey from Cork to Dublin will take you 3 hrs 0 mins. 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 take place each day?

The exact number of journeys from Cork to Dublin can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 153 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Cork to Dublin. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Cork to Dublin varies, but in general, you can expect to find 90 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 63 journeys with one change or more. 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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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.

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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 €13.14 to €15.95 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 18% 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 €15.04 if you’re lucky, or €15.43 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €17.06.

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!

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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 €24.38. 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 €14.00.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Cork to Dublin?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Cork to Dublin is €14.00. 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 219.13 km.
How long does the bus between Cork and Dublin take?
Cork to Dublin is on average 4 hrs 49 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hrs 0 mins.
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: GoBus and Aircoach.
How many bus connections per day go from Cork to Dublin?
Cork to Dublin has 153 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 01:00. 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 23:00. 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 €14.00 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 90 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 hrs 0 mins.
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.