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Traveling from Cork to Dublin with Virail

What's the best way to get from Cork to Dublin? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Cork to Dublin, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

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

The cheapest bus tickets from Cork to Dublin cost € 14. On average, you can expect to spend around € 16.67 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.

Cork to Dublin by bus

Best price € 14
Journey duration 3 h 14 min
Connections per day 15
First departure 03:30
Last departure 18:30
Distance 219 km

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Route Summary by bus

Connections
15
Carriers
1
Minimum price
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Maximum price
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GoBus.ie-logo
GoBus.ie
Duration: 3 h
Cork Patrick's Quay - Dublin City center
06:30 - 09:30
€ 14
GoBus.ie-logo
GoBus.ie
Duration: 3 h
Cork Patrick's Quay - Dublin City center
08:30 - 11:30
€ 14
GoBus.ie-logo
GoBus.ie
Duration: 3 h
Cork Patrick's Quay - Dublin City center
10:30 - 13:30
€ 14
GoBus.ie-logo
GoBus.ie
Duration: 3 h
Cork Patrick's Quay - Dublin City center
12:30 - 15:30
€ 14
GoBus.ie-logo
GoBus.ie
Duration: 3 h
Cork Patrick's Quay - Dublin City center
14:30 - 17:30
€ 14
GoBus.ie-logo
GoBus.ie
Duration: 3 h
Cork Patrick's Quay - Dublin City center
16:30 - 19:30
€ 14
GoBus.ie-logo
GoBus.ie
Duration: 3 h
Cork Patrick's Quay - Dublin City center
18:30 - 21:30
€ 14

How long is the journey from Cork to Dublin by bus?

The journey between Cork and Dublin by bus usually takes 3 h 14 min to cover a distance of 219 km. The shortest journey from Cork to Dublin will take you 3 h. 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.

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

If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Cork to Dublin leaving at 03:30. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 18:30.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 journeys from Cork to Dublin take place each day?

You will be able to travel from Cork to Dublin using companies such as GoBus.ie. Combined, these providers offer an average of 15 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 15 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Cork to Dublin 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, 15 direct connections from Cork to Dublin each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 0 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.