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Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Dublin to Cork from various bus operators like Expressway, Dublin Coach or Aircoach for the next days.
today
from £14
tomorrow
from £14
Sunday
from £14
Monday
from £14
Tuesday
from £14
Wednesday
from £14
Thursday
from £12

Cheapest bus trips today

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Aircoach
    3h 0m
    01:00
    Dublin
    Aston Quay
    04:00
    Cork
    St Patrick's Quay
    Aircoach
    Economy
    £14
  • Aircoach
    3h 0m
    07:00
    Dublin
    Aston Quay
    10:00
    Cork
    St Patrick's Quay
    Aircoach
    Economy
    £14
  • Dublin Coach
    4h 15m
    06:00
    Dublin
    Burgh Quay
    10:15
    Cork
    Anderson's Quay Bus Stop
    Dublin Coach
    Economy
    £21
  • Dublin Coach
    3h 55m
    06:20
    Dublin
    Red Cow LUAS
    10:15
    Cork
    Anderson's Quay Bus Stop
    Dublin Coach
    Economy
    £21
  • Expressway
    5h 45m
    09:30
    Dublin
    Busáras
    15:15
    Cork
    Parnell Place Bus Station
    Expressway
    Economy
    £22

Cheapest bus trips tomorrow

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Aircoach
    3h 0m
    00:00
    Dublin
    Aston Quay
    03:00
    Cork
    St Patrick's Quay
    Aircoach
    Economy
    £14
  • GoBus.ie
    3h 0m
    06:30
    Dublin
    Crampton Quay
    09:30
    Cork
    GoBus.ie
    Economy
    £15
  • GoBus.ie
    3h 0m
    08:30
    Dublin
    Crampton Quay
    11:30
    Cork
    GoBus.ie
    Economy
    £15
  • Dublin Coach
    4h 15m
    06:00
    Dublin
    Burgh Quay
    10:15
    Cork
    Anderson's Quay Bus Stop
    Dublin Coach
    Economy
    £21
  • Dublin Coach
    3h 55m
    06:20
    Dublin
    Red Cow LUAS
    10:15
    Cork
    Anderson's Quay Bus Stop
    Dublin Coach
    Economy
    £21

Cheapest bus trips Sunday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Aircoach
    3h 0m
    01:00
    Dublin
    Aston Quay
    04:00
    Cork
    St Patrick's Quay
    Aircoach
    Economy
    £14
  • Aircoach
    3h 0m
    07:00
    Dublin
    Aston Quay
    10:00
    Cork
    St Patrick's Quay
    Aircoach
    Economy
    £14
  • GoBus.ie
    3h 0m
    06:30
    Dublin
    Crampton Quay
    09:30
    Cork
    GoBus.ie
    Economy
    £15
  • GoBus.ie
    3h 0m
    08:30
    Dublin
    Crampton Quay
    11:30
    Cork
    GoBus.ie
    Economy
    £15
  • Dublin Coach
    4h 15m
    06:00
    Dublin
    Burgh Quay
    10:15
    Cork
    Anderson's Quay Bus Stop
    Dublin Coach
    Economy
    £21

Cheapest bus trips Monday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Aircoach
    3h 0m
    01:00
    Dublin
    Aston Quay
    04:00
    Cork
    St Patrick's Quay
    Aircoach
    Economy
    £14
  • Aircoach
    3h 0m
    07:00
    Dublin
    Aston Quay
    10:00
    Cork
    St Patrick's Quay
    Aircoach
    Economy
    £14
  • GoBus.ie
    3h 0m
    06:30
    Dublin
    Crampton Quay
    09:30
    Cork
    GoBus.ie
    Economy
    £15
  • GoBus.ie
    3h 0m
    08:30
    Dublin
    Crampton Quay
    11:30
    Cork
    GoBus.ie
    Economy
    £15
  • Expressway
    6h 45m
    09:30
    Dublin
    Busáras
    16:15
    Cork
    Parnell Place Bus Station
    Expressway
    Economy
    £19

Cheapest bus trips Tuesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Aircoach
    3h 0m
    00:00
    Dublin
    Aston Quay
    03:00
    Cork
    St Patrick's Quay
    Aircoach
    Economy
    £14
  • GoBus.ie
    3h 0m
    06:30
    Dublin
    Crampton Quay
    09:30
    Cork
    GoBus.ie
    Economy
    £15
  • GoBus.ie
    3h 0m
    08:30
    Dublin
    Crampton Quay
    11:30
    Cork
    GoBus.ie
    Economy
    £15
  • Expressway
    6h 45m
    09:30
    Dublin
    Busáras
    16:15
    Cork
    Parnell Place Bus Station
    Expressway
    Economy
    £18
  • Expressway
    5h 45m
    09:30
    Dublin
    Busáras
    15:15
    Cork
    Parnell Place Bus Station
    Expressway
    Economy
    £18

Cheapest bus trips Wednesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Aircoach
    3h 0m
    01:00
    Dublin
    Aston Quay
    04:00
    Cork
    St Patrick's Quay
    Aircoach
    Economy
    £14
  • Aircoach
    3h 0m
    07:00
    Dublin
    Aston Quay
    10:00
    Cork
    St Patrick's Quay
    Aircoach
    Economy
    £14
  • GoBus.ie
    3h 0m
    06:30
    Dublin
    Crampton Quay
    09:30
    Cork
    GoBus.ie
    Economy
    £14
  • GoBus.ie
    3h 0m
    08:30
    Dublin
    Crampton Quay
    11:30
    Cork
    GoBus.ie
    Economy
    £14
  • Expressway
    5h 45m
    09:30
    Dublin
    Busáras
    15:15
    Cork
    Parnell Place Bus Station
    Expressway
    Economy
    £18

Cheapest bus trips Thursday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Aircoach
    3h 0m
    22:00
    Dublin
    Aston Quay
    01:00
    Cork
    St Patrick's Quay
    Aircoach
    Economy
    £12
  • Aircoach
    3h 0m
    01:00
    Dublin
    Aston Quay
    04:00
    Cork
    St Patrick's Quay
    Aircoach
    Economy
    £14
  • GoBus.ie
    3h 0m
    06:30
    Dublin
    Crampton Quay
    09:30
    Cork
    GoBus.ie
    Economy
    £15
  • GoBus.ie
    3h 0m
    08:30
    Dublin
    Crampton Quay
    11:30
    Cork
    GoBus.ie
    Economy
    £15
  • Expressway
    7h 45m
    09:30
    Dublin
    Busáras
    17:15
    Cork
    Parnell Place Bus Station
    Expressway
    Economy
    £18

Frequency of bus connections between Dublin and Cork

See here how frequent the connections between Dublin and Cork are, during different times and days of the week.
Sunday is the busiest day, with more than 203 daily coaches from Dublin to Cork. Wednesday has instead the fewest connections, with only 151 daily coaches between Dublin and Cork.
The busiest time of the day is the Morning, with 732 coaches from Dublin to Cork, while Night sees the fewest connections between Dublin and Cork, with 7 offers.

Facts about coaches from Dublin to Cork

Compare all providers like Expressway, Dublin Coach and Aircoach that travel 179 times every day by bus from Dublin to Cork in one click! Book your bus ticket from Dublin to Cork starting from £12!

Cheapest Bus £12
Fastest Bus 3h 0m
Earliest Coach 01:00
Latest Coach 23:30
Daily Bus Connections 179 Ø
Distance 220.6 km
Coach Companies Expressway, Dublin Coach, Aircoach and GoBus.ie

Cheapest coach connections from Dublin to Cork

Every day, 179 buses from 4 coach companies leave Dublin for Cork: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 21/06/2024 and for the following days.

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Monday 17/06
Tuesday 18/06
Wednesday 19/06
Thursday 20/06
Friday 21/06
£21
Saturday 22/06
£14
Sunday 23/06
£14
Monday 24/06
£14
Tuesday 25/06
£14
Wednesday 26/06
£21
Thursday 27/06
£18
Friday 28/06
£18
Saturday 29/06
£18
Sunday 30/06
£12
Monday 01/07
£10
Tuesday 02/07
£12
Wednesday 03/07
£14
Thursday 04/07
£14
Friday 05/07
£19
Saturday 06/07
£10
Sunday 07/07
£14
Monday 08/07
£12
Tuesday 09/07
£12
Wednesday 10/07
£12
Thursday 11/07
£14
Friday 12/07
£14
Saturday 13/07
£14
Sunday 14/07

The cheapest time to travel from Dublin to Cork

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Dublin to Cork, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from £12, Thursday is the cheapest day for a coach from Dublin to Cork. Saturday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from £14.
Evening is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Dublin to Cork, with £12. Morning is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from £14.

How to save money travelling from Dublin to Cork

Travel can be expensive, but it doesn't need to be! Do you want to avoid paying a terrible price for your trip? Then follow these quick steps to save money:

Book the ticket from Dublin to Cork in advance! The earlier you book, the cheaper usually the price is. Also, you will be sure to have a place on the bus from Dublin to Cork, compared instead if you buy it at the last moment, or directly at the station.

If you can, avoid travelling at peak times. Instead of weekend, try travelling during the week. Travelling in the evening or at night it’s also cheaper, and later coaches from Dublin to Cork are also emptier.

Beloved bus companies from Dublin to Cork

These are the most booked bus companies between Dublin to Cork from our users.

All bus stations and stops in Dublin and Cork

The map below shows you where to find all the bus stations in Dublin and Cork.

Service and Comfort on the bus from Dublin to Cork

Want to know which seat classes are available on the coaches from Dublin to Cork? Or which bus companies serve the route Dublin to Cork? Below you will find answers to your questions.

FAQs about the Dublin to Cork bus

How much does a Dublin - Cork coach trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and travel time. The cheapest ticket for the Dublin - Cork bus trip is available from £12 and takes 3h 0m. Compare offers and save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Dublin to Cork?

The connection Dublin to Cork is offered by 4 companies with ticket prices ranging from £12 to £59. Therefore, we suggest booking your ticket as soon as possible to ensure you will get the cheapest ticket price.

How many connections are available for the Dublin - Cork route on average every day?

Each day, the bus route from Dublin to Cork is offered by roughly 179 busses. By using our search, you can compare bus schedules and find your ideal trip.

How long does a bus to Cork from Dublin take?

The quickest coach from Dublin to Cork is provided by Aircoach and takes 3h 0m. Coach tickets for this connection cost £14. However, keep in mind that the connection can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Dublin to Cork?

The earliest bus to Cork departs from Dublin at 01:00. In this context, information about departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last coach from Dublin to Cork?

The latest bus to Cork departs from Dublin at 23:30. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies serve the Dublin - Cork route?

Passengers looking to travel from Dublin to Cork can travel with Expressway, Dublin Coach and Aircoach. Compare all available bus tickets with our search to book the trip that works best for you.

Is there a direct bus between Dublin and Cork?

You can check all the direct connections between Dublin and Cork by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: Expressway, Dublin Coach and Aircoach.

What can I take with me on the bus to Cork from Dublin?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you are allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the bus for the Dublin Cork bus route free of charge. Simply use our search to find a coach that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Dublin Cork bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make travelling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Dublin to Cork on your planned travel date.

Available seat classes which are offered on the bus route Dublin to Cork

Economy
Economy

The cheapest option available for your ticket, it usually comes with reclinable seats and AC.

More bus routes from Dublin and Cork

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from Dublin and from Cork. Simply click on the connection of your choice, and you will find all the details about your bus route!

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