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How much do bus tickets from Cork to Galway cost?

Prices will vary when you travel from Cork to Galway. On average, though, you'll pay about € 19.50 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as € 19, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. 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.

Cork to Galway by bus

Best price € 19
Journey duration 3 h 2 min
Connections per day 20
First departure 07:45
Last departure 19:00
Distance 164 km
Departure Cork
Arrival Galway
Carriers Citylink, Irish Citylink

Ticket price Cork - Galway every day

€ 4.24
€ 19
€ 4.21
€ 19
In 2 days
€ 1.89
€ 19
In 3 days
In 4 days
€ 2.99
In 5 days
€ 4.62
In 6 days
€ 5.46

Route Summary by Bus

Minimum price
€ 19
Maximum price
€ 21

Cork - Galway


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By Train

€ 3.62

Wednesday, July 6th 2022
Irish Rail-logo
Cork (Kent) - Galway (Ceannt)
07:00 - 11:13
Irish Rail
4h 13min
2 changes
CO2: 0.47kg
By Bus

€ 19

Tuesday, June 21st 2022
Irish Citylink-logo
Cork Airport - Galway GMIT
07:45 - 11:00
Irish Citylink
3h 15min
CO2: 5.76kg

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

The journey between Cork and Galway by bus usually takes 3 h 1 min to cover a distance of 164 km. The shortest journey from Cork to Galway will take you 2 h 25 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 Galway 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.

At what time of the day can I travel from Cork to Galway?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Cork to Galway leaving at 08:15. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 19:00.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 Galway are there every day?

On average, there are 21 daily departures from Cork to Galway. 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 26 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Citylink and Irish Citylink, 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 21 departures from Cork which travel directly to Galway. There are 0 journeys with one change or more.


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