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There are 4 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Kinsale by plane, train, car ferry, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  2h 32m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Cork (ORK) BRS - ORK

€50 - €330

3 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  32h 33m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff
  3. Take the car ferry from Roscoff to Cork Port

Bus, car ferry  •  32h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff
  3. Take the car ferry from Roscoff to Cork Port

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 59m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Fishguard
  2. Take the car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  3. Drive from Rosslare to Kinsale

Bristol (BRS) to Cork (ORK) flights

The flight time between Bristol (BRS) and Cork (ORK) is around 1h 25m and covers a distance of around 402 km. The fastest flight normally takes 1h 25m. Services are operated by Aer Lingus. Typically four flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
1h 25m
Fastest flight journey time:
1h 25m
Flight distance:
402 km
Flights per week:
4
Cheapest price:
€75
Carbon emissions:
81 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
12:50
Last flight departs at:
12:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bristol (BRS) to Cork (ORK) flight schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kinsale is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kinsale is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kinsale is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1850 24 1850.

No, returning to United Kingdom from Ireland is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 1 Aug 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Kinsale is to fly, which costs £40 - £290 and takes 2h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Kinsale is to fly which costs £40 - £290 and takes 2h 32m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Kinsale is 403 km.

The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Kinsale without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 32h 33m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 32m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Kinsale, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Cork Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Aer Lingus offers flights from Bristol Airport to Cork Airport.

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Map of how to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Kinsale.
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  • Distance: 403.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 32m

What companies run services between Bristol Airport (BRS), England and Kinsale, Ireland?

Aer Lingus flies from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Kinsale 4 times a week.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bristol to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €290
Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€31
Website
Stagecoach South West
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €95
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
€30 - €40
Car
€65 - €95
Car ferry from Roscoff to Cork Port
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Brittany Ferries
Stena Line

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