There are 6 ways to get from Bangor to Cork by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus via Dublin  •  7h

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin 400
  2. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay 707

38€ - 67€

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Bus  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport 705-x
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to St. Patricks Quay 704-x

36€ - 51€

4 alternative options

Train  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the train from Belfast Lanyon Place to Dublin Connolly 5
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Cork Kent Cork/Mallow Service

44€ - 65€

Drive  •  4h 26m

  1. Drive from Bangor to Cork 441.9 km

50€ - 80€

Fly from Belfast City  •  7h 29m

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Cork (ORK) BHD - ORK

100€ - 284€

Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  7h 57m

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Cork (ORK) BFS - ORK

105€ - 301€

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The cheapest way to get from Bangor to Cork is to bus which costs £30 - £45 and takes 7h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangor to Cork is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 4h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bangor to Cork. However, there are services departing from Bangor and arriving at Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay via Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and Dublin City South, Burgh Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h.

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No, there is no direct train from Bangor to Cork. However, there are services departing from Bangor and arriving at Cork Kent via Belfast Lanyon Place, Busáras and Heuston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 27m.

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The distance between Bangor and Cork is 359 km. The road distance is 441.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bangor to Cork without a car is to bus via Dublin which takes 7h and costs £30 - £60.

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It takes approximately 7h to get from Bangor to Cork, including transfers.

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Bangor to Cork bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, depart from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre station.

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Bangor to Cork train services, operated by Translink UK, depart from Belfast Lanyon Place station.

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The best way to get from Bangor to Cork is to bus via Dublin which takes 7h and costs £30 - £60. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £35 - £60 and takes 7h 27m, you could also fly, which costs £85 - £250 and takes 7h 29m.

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Map of how to get from Bangor to Cork.
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  • Distance: 358.5 km
  • Duration: 7h

What companies run services between Bangor, Northern Ireland and Cork, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Bangor to Cork via Belfast Donegall Square West, Belfast, Europa Bus Centre, Dublin, and Dublin City South, Burgh Quay in around 7h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bangor to Cork via Belfast Lanyon Place, Dublin Connolly, Busáras, Heuston, and Heuston in around 7h 27m.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Belfast City to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 700€
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Cork via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 400€
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Cork via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 410€
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Cork via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 430€
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Cork via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 390€
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Cork via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 300€
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Cork via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 650€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Belfast City to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 700€
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Cork via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 650€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Cork via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 300€
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Cork via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 300€
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Cork via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 300€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Belfast City to Cork via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 700€
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Cork via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 650€
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Cork via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
90€ - 410€
Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Belfast Lanyon Place to Dublin Connolly
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Irish Rail
Bus operators
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Website
Dublin Coach
Transport for Ireland
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Email
info@nationaltransport.ie
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 25€
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
35€ - 45€
Website
Bus Eireann
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
Aircoach
Bus from Dublin Airport to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
Aircoach

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There is no direct flight from Belfast City Airport to Cork Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 50m and has one stopover.

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

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Bangor to Cork train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Cork Kent station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bangor to Cork is 442 km. It takes approximately 4h 26m to drive from Bangor to Cork.

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British Airways, KLM, Flybe and Aer Lingus offer flights from Belfast City Airport to Cork Airport.

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There are 184+ hotels available in Cork. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Bangor to Belfast City Airport is to line 1 train which takes 24 min and costs £4 - £7.

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