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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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How to travel from London to Cork ?

Trip London Cork

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

You've chosen Cork as a destination for your next holidays or weekend but you don't know how to get there from London and how to find the best London to Cork transport deals? Browsing several websites to get a simple information and book your trip is always very tedious.

Fortunately, Vivanoda is a multimodal travel planner that aggregates prices for buses, carpooling, ferries, flights and trains in a single search. You just have to specify the departure date to Cork then let Vivanoda search for you. Refine, filter, sort according to your travel preferences then select the London - Cork offer that suits you best.

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.

Read more information about each means of transport:

London to Cork bus

Unfortunately, there is no direct bus route London Cork and there is no way to get you to Cork from London only by bus. You will have to take other means of transport: ridesharing, train, boat and plane.

Departure bus stations in London

You will have to arrive at your London stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. Before boarding, show your ticket to the driver, put your luggage in the hold and then sit at your seat.

  • London Victoria Coach Station

Bus stops at arrival in Cork

As soon as the coach stops at Cork, make sure that you leave nothing in your seat or forget your hold luggage.

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

Train London to Cork

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

No, unfortunately no train line allows to go from London to Cork without making any changes.

London Cork train companies

These are the 4 railways companies that you may take during your trip to Cork: Iarnród Éireann, South West Trains, Southern Railways and First Great Western.
Iarnród Éireann London CorkSouth West Trains London CorkSouthern Railways London CorkFirst Great Western London Cork

Departure train stations in London

  • London Waterloo
  • London Victoria
  • London Paddington

Railway stations in Cork

  • Cork Kent

London to Cork ferries

Using only the ferry to travel between these two cities (London and Cork) is not feasible. You have no choice than to combine your trip with another means of transport like bus, ridesharing, train and plane.

What ferry companies sail to Cork from London?

On Vivanoda, you'll find all the best prices of Fastnet Line which is the only ferry companies operating the two crossings between London and Cork.

Fastnet Line London Cork

Cork ferry terminals

To continue to your trip to Cork, take a ferry in Swansea with Fastnet Line.
  • Ringaskiddy Terminal Ferries

Cheap flights from London to Cork

Here's a few tips that can be useful to help you get the best deals to fly from London to Cork:

  • Book your London Cork flight well in advance to get the best prices. With few exceptions, prices increase as you get closer to the departure date in order to save seats for business customers who book late and are keen to pay more.
  • Be flexible with your dates of travel to Cork. Fares are different whether the flight is scheduled early in the morning or late in the evening. It is thus recommended to have an important degree of flexibility.

Which airlines fly from London to Cork ?

Ryanair and Aer Lingus carry out a direct flight from London to the airport of Cork, Ireland.
Ryanair London CorkAer Lingus London Cork

Departure airport in London

  • LCY London City
  • LGW Gatwick
  • LHR Heathrow

Arrival airport in Cork

  • ORK Cork

Carpool from London to Cork

Carpooling is a recent way to travel by sharing your journey London-Cork with other travellers looking for the same route. This has a very positive environmental impact since it optimizes the capacity of the car and it also allows saving money.

Ridesharing doesn't have any scheduled timetable on the contrary to rail, bus or air industry. So, you have more probabilities to find London-Cork rides five days before your date of travel than three months. Good option for lastminute stay in Cork!

When you book a ride between London Cork, you'll set directly with the driver how he can pick you up. The payment is done on our partner's site; this avoids to talk about money with the driver.

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