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There are 5 ways to get from Ashbourne to Cork by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 18m

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Cork Kent Cork/Mallow Service

$59 - $87

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Bus Transport for Ireland  •  4h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay 707

$32 - $59

3 alternative options

Bus Aircoach  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to St. Patricks Quay 704-x

$32 - $43

Drive  •  2h 39m

  1. Drive from Ashbourne to Cork 169.5 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  5h 55m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Cork (ORK) DUB - ORK

$128 - $433

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The cheapest way to get from Ashbourne to Cork is to bus which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 4h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Ashbourne to Cork is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ashbourne to Cork. However, there are services departing from Ashbourne, Ashbourne Kelly's and arriving at Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay via Dublin City South, Burgh Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 19m.

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The distance between Ashbourne and Cork is 227 km. The road distance is 271.1 km.

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The best way to get from Ashbourne to Cork without a car is to train which takes 4h 18m and costs 50€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 4h 18m to get from Ashbourne to Cork, including transfers.

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Ashbourne to Cork bus services, operated by Transport for Ireland, depart from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay station.

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The best way to get from Ashbourne to Cork is to train which takes 4h 18m and costs 50€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 27€ - 55€ and takes 4h 19m, you could also fly, which costs 110€ - 380€ and takes 5h 55m.

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There is no direct flight from Dublin Airport to Cork Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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Ashbourne to Cork bus services, operated by Transport for Ireland, arrive at Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay station.

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Map of how to get from Ashbourne to Cork.
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  • Distance: 142.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 18m

What companies run services between Ashbourne, Ireland and Cork, Ireland?

Irish Rail operates a train from Ashbourne to Cork hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 2h 30m. Alternatively, Transport for Ireland operates a bus from Ashbourne to Cork every 2 hours. Tickets cost $24 - $28 and the journey takes 3h. Bus Eireann also services this route every 3 hours.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Rennes
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Cork via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Dublin to Cork via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Train operators
Bus operators
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Website
Transport for Ireland
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dublin, Burgh Quay to Cork City, Patrick's Quay
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
Bus Eireann
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Aircoach

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Yes, the driving distance between Ashbourne to Cork is 271 km. It takes approximately 2h 39m to drive from Ashbourne to Cork.

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Air France, Flybe, Ryanair and Aer Lingus offer flights from Dublin Airport to Cork Airport.

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There are 171+ hotels available in Cork. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ashbourne to Dublin Airport is to bus which takes 35m and costs 11€ - 14€.

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