Bus from Dublin to Cork

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Which tickets are the cheapest for the Dublin Cork bus route? What is the quickest bus? Compare all routes and companies when searching for buses from Dublin to Cork. Find all bus schedules with a single click!

Coach Dublin Cork: Facts about the bus route

Cheapest Bus£14.31
Fastest Bus3h 45m
Earliest Coach06:20
Latest Coach18:20
Daily Bus Connections7 Ø
Distance220.6 km
Coach CompaniesBus Éireann, Dublin Coach
If you're trying to book a ticket for a coach from Dublin to Cork, CheckMyBus can help!
Find the exact times the bus departs from Dublin and arrives in Cork over the next few days and plan your trip in confidence. With us, you can receive information about available bus stops and travel times as well as amenities offered by the different companies, such as WiFi and air conditioning. With our search engine, you can find hus tickets from companies offering this route, such as Bus Éireann or Dublin Coach. Looking to save money? Then you can compare prices between all companies with coaches travelling from Dublin to Cork and get the cheapest bus tickets.
We’ll show you what you need to know about long-distance coaches in Dublin to help get you started as well as in Cork for a smooth arrival. Planning on further travel? We’ll also show you options for onward travel from Cork. There isn't a direct connection? Then check out our suggestions for alternative destinations from Dublin. Need to catch a flight? When you arrive in Cork, you can use our search engine to find transfers to nearby airports.

The cheapest coach connections from Dublin to Cork

Today
from £14.31
Tomorrow
from £14.31
13/05
from £14.31
14/05
from £14.31
15/05
from £14.31
16/05
from £14.31

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • Bus Éireann
    08:00
    Dublin Busáras
    Duration 3h 45m
    11:45
    Cork - Parnell Place Bus Station
    from£14.31
  • Bus Éireann
    12:00
    Dublin Busáras
    Duration 3h 45m
    15:45
    Cork - Parnell Place Bus Station
    from£14.31
  • Bus Éireann
    14:00
    Dublin Busáras
    Duration 3h 45m
    17:45
    Cork - Parnell Place Bus Station
    from£14.31
  • Bus Éireann
    18:00
    Dublin Busáras
    Duration 3h 45m
    21:45
    Cork - Parnell Place Bus Station
    from£14.31
  • Dublin Coach
    06:20
    Dublin - Red Cow LUAS
    Duration 3h 55m
    10:15
    Cork - St Patrick's Quay
    from£17.33
  • Dublin Coach
    08:20
    Dublin - Red Cow LUAS
    Duration 3h 55m
    12:15
    Cork - St Patrick's Quay
    from£17.33
  • Dublin Coach
    10:20
    Dublin - Red Cow LUAS
    Duration 3h 55m
    14:15
    Cork - St Patrick's Quay
    from£17.33
  • Dublin Coach
    12:20
    Dublin - Red Cow LUAS
    Duration 3h 55m
    16:15
    Cork - St Patrick's Quay
    from£17.33
  • Dublin Coach
    14:20
    Dublin - Red Cow LUAS
    Duration 3h 55m
    18:15
    Cork - St Patrick's Quay
    from£17.33
  • Dublin Coach
    16:20
    Dublin - Red Cow LUAS
    Duration 3h 55m
    20:15
    Cork - St Patrick's Quay
    from£17.33
  • Dublin Coach
    18:20
    Dublin - Red Cow LUAS
    Duration 3h 55m
    22:15
    Cork - St Patrick's Quay
    from£17.33
  • Bus Éireann
    10:30
    Dublin Busáras
    Duration 4h 45m
    15:15
    Cork - Parnell Place Bus Station
    from£27.74
  • Bus Éireann
    13:45
    Dublin Busáras
    Duration 5h 30m
    19:15
    Cork - Parnell Place Bus Station
    from£27.74
  • Bus Éireann
    14:30
    Dublin Busáras
    Duration 4h 45m
    19:15
    Cork - Parnell Place Bus Station
    from£27.74

Bus Dublin Cork: Further information

Customise your search results to fit your travel needs.
In the search bar, we have already set Dublin as your place of departure and Cork as your destination. All you need to do is pick the date you’d like to travel on in the calendar to update your search. As a recommendation, we set a default travel date a few days in advance. Typically, people book their trips 3 to 7 days before they travel.
Are you planning on a return trip? If you already know when you’ll be coming back from Cork to Dublin, then all you need to do is select your chosen date to factor this in your results.
If you’d like to book for other people who are travelling with you, then enter in how many passengers will join you before starting your search.
Once you get your results, you can compare all available options for the Dublin Cork bus route and consider multiple factors before booking your journey. The cheapest coach tickets are provided by Bus Éireann at £14.31, whereas the quickest connection takes 3h 45m. Whether you’d prefer the cheapest ticket, quickest trip or the bus with the most amenities, our search engine can help you find the best deal for your trip!
Prioritise your search results by sorting them by price, departure and arrival time. You can also filter your results by bus stop and by company to focus on the most relevant results for your travel needs.
While searching for a bus from Dublin to Cork, you can also compare other available modes of transport, such as trains, flights and carpooling.
We hope you have a nice bus trip from Dublin to Cork!

All bus stops in Dublin and Cork

Stations
Knockroe , Cork (Ireland)
Flats , Cork (Ireland)
Cork (Ireland)
Cork (Ireland)
Cork (Ireland)
Parnell Pl 8, Cork (Ireland)
Cork (Ireland)
R854 3-11, Cork (Ireland)

Bus Dublin Cork: FAQ about the bus route

How much does it cost to travel by coach from Dublin to Cork?

This depends on a variety of factors, such as the day and travel time. The cheapest trip for the route is available from £14.31 and takes 3h 45m. Compare offers and save money!

When comparing buses from Dublin to Cork, how much can I save?

This bus route is offered by 2 bus companies with a range of ticket prices from £14.31 to £27.74. Thus, we reccomend you book your journey as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Cork.

On average, how many connections are available for the bus route from Dublin to Cork each day?

Every day, the Dublin Cork bus route is offered by approximately 7 connections. With our search engine, you can find and compare bus times to find your ideal trip.

How long does the Dublin Cork bus route take?

The fastest coach from Dublin to Cork takes 3h 45m and is offered by Bus Éireann. Bus tickets for this route cost £14.31. However, bear in mind that the bus trip may take longer when there is traffic.

Is there a direct coach from Dublin to Cork?

If you’re looking for a direct connection for the Dublin Cork bus route, we currently compare 4 direct bus connections with the following companies: Bus Éireann and Dublin Coach

When does the first bus from Dublin depart for Cork?

The earliest bus from Dublin to Cork leaves at 06:20. Keep in mind that departure times may vary on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find the precise times for your planned travel date.

When does the last bus from Dublin depart for Cork?

The latest bus from Dublin to Cork starts at 18:20. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which coach companies offer connections for the Dublin Cork bus route?

When travelling from Dublin to Cork can travel with Bus Éireann and Dublin Coach. With our search engine, you can compare all available bus deals from multiple companies. Find the trip that works best for you!

What can I bring with me on the Dublin Cork bus route?

Different bus companies have different policies about what you're allowed to take with you. In most cases, you can bring a suitcase and hand luggage on the Dublin Cork bus route for free. With our search engine, you can find a bus trip that is best suited to your travel needs.

What equipment does the coach from Dublin to Cork have?

The equipment on board varies depending on the company. However, many long-distance coches offer WiFi so you can keep in touch with your friends and share your exact location during the trip. To make travelling even more enjoyable, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. You can use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Dublin to Cork on your planned travel date.

Compare Dublin and Cork

£1.91
£4.81
Dublin
Cork
A taxi journey in Dublin is 61% cheaper than in Cork.
£0.53
£1.86
Dublin
Cork
A bus fare in Dublin is 72% cheaper than in Cork.
£1.14
£4.20
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Cork
A pint of beer in Dublin is 73% cheaper than in Cork.
£0.27
£1.30
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Cork
A bottle of water in Dublin is 80% cheaper than in Cork.
£3.62
£6.61
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Cork
A meal in Dublin is 46% cheaper than in Cork.

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