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Trains Limerick to Cork: Times, Prices and Tickets

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€ 1.74

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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 train tickets from Limerick to Cork?

The prices for train 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 train tickets from Limerick to Cork will cost € 1.74. The average train ticket price is approximately € 7.43. 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 train

Best price € 1.74
Journey duration 1 h 51 min
Connections per day 13
First departure 08:25
Last departure 21:55
Distance 86 km
Departure Limerick
Arrival Cork
Carriers Irishrail, Irish Rail

Ticket price Limerick - Cork every day

€ 7.71
€ 15
€ 6.13
€ 15
In 2 days
€ 2.59
€ 15
In 3 days
€ 6.60
€ 15
In 4 days
€ 6.79
In 5 days
€ 6.79
In 6 days
€ 5.52

Route Summary by Train

Minimum price
€ 1.74
Maximum price
€ 14.49

Limerick - Cork


Best prices for the month

Cheapest tickets for

By Train

€ 3.63

Thursday, July 7th 2022
Irish Rail-logo
Limerick (Colbert) - Cork (Kent)
19:55 - 21:48
Irish Rail
1h 53min
1 changes
CO2: 0.25kg
By Bus

€ 15

Thursday, June 30th 2022
Irish Citylink-logo
Limerick Henry Street - Cork Patrick's Quay
09:50 - 11:20
Irish Citylink
1h 30min
CO2: 3.03kg

How long will it take me to travel from Limerick to Cork by train?

The journey between Limerick and Cork runs for about 86 km and usually takes approximately 1 h 51 min. 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 h 17 min. If you are trying to get from Limerick to Cork 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.

What time are the first and last departures from Limerick to Cork?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Limerick to Cork, which usually leaves at 08:25. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 21:55. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

What are the stations on the Limerick to Cork route?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Limerick from the following stations: Limerick Colbert. Arriving at Cork, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Cork (Kent). Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Cork.

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

On average, there are 12 daily departures from Limerick to Cork. 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 15 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Irish Rail, 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 1 departures from Limerick which travel directly to Cork. There are 11 journeys with one change or more.


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