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Cork to Limerick by bus

The journey from Cork to Limerick by bus is 86.05 km and takes 3 hrs 8 mins. There are 110 connections per day, with the first departure at 07:25 and the last at 20:55. It is possible to travel from Cork to Limerick by bus for as little as €9.95 or as much as €53.00. The best price for this journey is €9.95.

Lowest Price€9.95
Journey Duration3 hrs 8 mins
Connection per Day110
Lowest Price€9.95
Highest Price€53.00
First Departure07:25
Last Departure20:55
Distance86.05 km
DepartureCork
ArrivalLimerick
CarriersIrish Citylink

Cork to Limerick Bus Times

Departure date
Saturday 15 Jun 2024

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

The cheapest bus tickets from Cork to Limerick cost €9.95. On average, you can expect to spend around €23.98 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 Limerick.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Cork to Limerick. On average, though, you'll pay about €23.98 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 long does it take to get from Cork to Limerick by bus?

The distance between Cork to Limerick is approximately 86.05 km. In general, it will take you about 3 hrs 8 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 Limerick runs for about 86.05 km and usually takes approximately 3 hrs 8 mins. 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 1 hr 30 mins. If you are trying to get from Cork to Limerick 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.

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

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Cork to Limerick, which usually leaves at 07:25. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 20:55. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Cork to Limerick, which usually leaves at 07:25. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 20:55. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

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

You will be able to travel from Cork to Limerick using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 110 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 Cork to Limerick 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, 57 direct connections from Cork to Limerick each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 53 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 Cork to Limerick. 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 Cork to Limerick.

Book in advance and save

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

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.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

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 €12.03 to €27.77 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 57% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Cork to Limerick

The cheapest Cork - Limerick bus tickets can be found for as low as €15.24 if you’re lucky, or €17.28 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €20.65.

Find the best day to travel to Limerick by bus

When travelling to Limerick 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!

Cork to Limerick CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
6.02kg
Bus
6.45kg
Flight
17.21kg
Car
13.77kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Cork to Limerick?
A bus ticket from Cork to Limerick is €23.98. 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 €9.95.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Cork to Limerick?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Cork to Limerick is €9.95. 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 Limerick by bus?
Cork to Limerick is 86.05 km.
How long does the bus between Cork and Limerick take?
Cork to Limerick is on average 3 hrs 8 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 30 mins.
How many bus connections per day go from Cork to Limerick?
Cork to Limerick has 110 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Cork to Limerick leave?
The earliest bus from Cork to Limerick departs at 07:25. 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 Limerick depart?
The latest bus from Cork to Limerick departs at 20:55. 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 Limerick 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 €9.95 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 Limerick?
There are on average 57 direct connection(s) from Cork to go to Limerick.
What's the fastest journey time between Cork to Limerick by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Cork and Limerick is 1 hr 30 mins.
Is there a direct bus from Cork to Limerick?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Cork and Limerick.
What are the CO2 emissions for Cork to Limerick by bus?
The bus journey from Cork to Limerick creates 6.45kg of CO2 emissions.