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Do you know the best way to get from Limerick to Cork? 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 much will I pay for bus tickets from Limerick to Cork?

The prices for bus tickets from Limerick to Cork 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 Limerick to Cork will cost € 15. The average bus ticket price is approximately € 15.50. 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.

Limerick to Cork by bus

Best price € 15
Journey duration 1 h 37 min
Connections per day 16
First departure 12:50
Last departure 21:00
Distance 86 km
Departure Limerick
Arrival Cork
Carriers Citylink, Irish Citylink

Ticket price Limerick - Cork every day

€ 6.58
€ 15
€ 3.63
€ 15
In 2 days
€ 6.13
€ 15
In 3 days
€ 6.60
€ 15
In 4 days
€ 3.63
€ 15
In 5 days
€ 3.63
€ 15
In 6 days
€ 2.59
€ 15

Route Summary by Bus

Minimum price
€ 15
Maximum price
€ 16.29

Limerick - Cork


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By Train

€ 2.24

Sunday, June 5th 2022
Irish Rail-logo
Limerick (Colbert) - Cork (Kent)
09:30 - 11:41
Irish Rail
2h 11min
2 changes
CO2: 0.25kg
By Bus

€ 15

Sunday, June 5th 2022
Irish Citylink-logo
Limerick Henry Street - Cork Patrick's Quay
20:50 - 22:20
Irish Citylink
1h 30min
CO2: 3.03kg

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

The distance between Limerick and Cork is around 86 km. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 1 h 38 min. However, the fastest routes between Limerick and Cork take 1 h 20 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

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

The first journey of the day departs from Limerick at 09:50. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 21:00. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Limerick and Cork. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

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

If you want to get from Limerick to Cork, you can travel with providers such as Citylink and Irish Citylink. You will find a maximum number of 20 departures per day. On average, there are 13 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 13 direct journeys between Limerick and Cork. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 0 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you.


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