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London to Cork

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4 suggested routes to go from London to Cork by flight, ferry, train, car, bus

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Southampton
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Dublin
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Swansea
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Trip London Cork

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, ferry, bus, train
Distance359 mi
Direct lineYes

How to travel from London to Cork ?

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You'll mainly use the trains, flights, ferries, carpooling and buses of Aer Lingus, Fastnet Line, British Airways, GoBus, Southern Railways, National Express, Ryanair or FlyBE to reach Cork.

All modes of transport London-Cork

For your trip from London (England, United Kingdom) to Cork (Ireland) with a distance of 359 mi you will be able to take 5 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, ferry, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The direct flight London > Cork will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave London and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Gatwick LGW airport, 24.2 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Cork (Cork airport, IATA code: ORK) operated by Ryanair or Aer Lingus.
Even though it is not possible to make the trip London Cork only by bus, there are other means of transport (plane) that will complete the journey London-Southampton.
You will board a coach of National Express in London. The bus will drop you off at Southampton bus station (0.3 mi from Southampton, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at London Victoria Coach Station bus station (1.1 mi from London) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Southampton.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from London to Cork without changing trains. You can take the train London-Swansea and travel by ferry to get to your final destination.
Trains of First Great Western to Swansea leave from London Paddington railway station in London. Arrival in Swansea will take place at Swansea station (0.9 mi from the city centre).
There is no direct crossing between London and Cork, you will have to use another mean of transport (train) to combine with ferry in order to complete the sea crossing Swansea-Cork.
You will embark at the port of Swansea Ferry Terminal at 1.9 mi from Swansea aboard a ship of Fastnet Line. The ferry will dock in the port of Ringaskiddy Terminal Ferries at 9.3 mi from Cork. We advise you to show up at the port of Swansea for boarding around one or two hours before the time of departure indicated on your reservation.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route London-Swansea will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by ferry in order to cover the entire trip.

Which carriers to travel between London and Cork?

Airlines
British Airways carries out a flight from London City LCY airport situated 8.1 mi away from the city centre of London to Dublin (arrival at Dublin DUB airport)
Aer Lingus flies on the route from Heathrow LHR airport (located 14.3 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Cork (serving Cork ORK airport)
Ryanair schedules the flight from Gatwick LGW airport situated 24.2 mi away from the city centre of London to Cork (arrival at Cork ORK airport)
FlyBE ensures the flight route from London City LCY airport (located 8.1 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Dublin (serving Dublin DUB airport)
Bus companies
The bus company AirCoach operates the intercity service from the bus station of Dublin Airport in Dublin and to the one of St. Patricks Quay ( Ireland)
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of London (serving London Victoria Coach Station bus station at 1.1 mi from centre) and the city of Swansea where the coach will drop you off at Swansea station situated at about 5.3 mi from Swansea city centre.
The coach company GoBus carries out the route from the bus station of Dublin Airport in Dublin and to the one of Cork (Bus Station - Parnell Place) ( Ireland)
The network of National Express includes a coach line between the city of London (serving London Victoria Coach Station bus station at 1.1 mi from centre) and the city of Southampton where the coach will drop you off at Southampton station situated at about 0.3 mi from Southampton city centre.
The bus company Bus Eireann operates the intercity service from the bus station of Dublin Airport in Dublin and to the one of Cork (Bus Station - Parnell Place) ( Ireland)
Railway companies
Iarnród Éireann provides a rail connection Dublin-Cork with the train InterCity from Dublin Heuston railway station (1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Cork Kent at arrival (1.7 mi from centre)
South West Trains transports passengers on a rail line from London to Southampton with the train which leaves London Waterloo station to arrive at Southampton Airport (Parkway) railway station (England United Kingdom)
Southern Railways operates the train journey London-Southampton with the train Mainline West from London Victoria railway station (0.9 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Southampton Central at arrival (0.5 mi from centre)
First Great Western provides a rail connection from London to Swansea with the train which leaves London Paddington station to arrive at Swansea railway station (Wales United Kingdom)
Ferry companies
The ships of Fastnet Line ensure the maritime connection between the port of Swansea Ferry Terminal and the one of Cork (Ringaskiddy Terminal Ferries at 9.3 mi from the city)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride London-Swansea (165.3 mi)
 
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