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Dublin to Cork

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1 suggested route to go from Dublin to Cork by train, bus

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Trip Dublin Cork

Modes of transportbus, train
Distance137 mi
Direct lineYes

How to go from Dublin to Cork ?

You're planning a trip from Dublin to Cork and like many travellers you are looking for the best and the cheapest mode of transport to travel between Dublin Cork? Usually, this is not an easy task and you'll have to browse multiple sites to compare all deals.

Thanks to your multimodal search engine Vivanoda, you'll find on the same site all fares for buses and trains to get to Cork. Simply enter your travel date to Cork and Vivanoda does the rest. Refine, filter, sort according to your travel preferences then select the Dublin - Cork offer that suits you best.

You'll mainly use the trains and buses of Bus Eireann, Iarnród Éireann, AirCoach or GoBus to reach Cork.

All modes of transport Dublin-Cork

If you've already chosen the mode of transport you'd like to travel with, go directly to the dedicated section:

Dublin to Cork bus

If you are looking for a bus service from Dublin to Cork, you're lucky because there actually is a direct service.

Coach companies on the Dublin Cork trip

Several bus companies serve the cities of Dublin and Cork with direct bus line: GoBus, AirCoach and Bus Eireann.

GoBus Dublin CorkAirCoach Dublin CorkBus Eireann Dublin Cork

You may wonder whether it's worth travelling by bus between Dublin and Cork and what the advantages of this mode of transport may be. To encourage you to take the bus to Cork, here are some arguments that will convince you.

  • During the summer, forget the heat wave thanks to the air-conditioning almost all of the Dublin Cork coaches are equipped with.
  • Very low prices! On the Dublin Cork line, carrier fares are often unbeatable compared to other modes of transport: carpooling or train.
  • You will travel from Dublin to Cork on a modern and comfortable bus. Reclining seats with improved legroom and toilets provide the comfort you need to enjoy your time onboard.

Departure bus stations in Dublin

You will have to arrive at your Dublin stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. To avoid catching the wrong bus, check in front where the destination 'Cork' should be displayed. Then, all you have to do is to validate your ticket with the driver of Bus Eireann, AirCoach or GoBus, to deposit your luggage in the trunk and to find your seat.

  • Dublin (Busáras)
  • Dublin (Westmoreland St)
  • Dublin (Eden Quay)

Arrival bus stations in Cork

In Cork, make sure you leave nothing in your seat or in the trunk of the coach.

  • Cork (Bus Station - Parnell Place)
  • St. Patricks Quay

Train Dublin to Cork

Intercity Train Dublin Cork

The intercity trains served the main cities of the route between Dublin and Cork with a reduced duration in comparison to regional trains.

Dublin Cork railways companies

There is only one rail company for this journey: Iarnród Éireann.
Iarnród Éireann Dublin Cork

Railway stations from Dublin

  • Dublin Heuston

Arrival train stations in Cork

  • Cork Kent

Is it possible to go directly by train from Dublin to Cork?

Yes, it is possible to go from Dublin to Cork by train without making any changes. Be careful, as this may depend on the date of your trip to Cork and there may be fewer direct trains from Dublin on certain days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a Dublin-Cork train ticket on Vivanoda.

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