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There are 4 ways to get from Cobh to Dublin by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 48m

  1. Take the train from Cork Kent to Heuston 1

$55 - $82

Cheapest option

Bus Aircoach  •  4h 19m

  1. Take the bus from St. Patricks Quay to Bachelor's Walk 704-x

$23 - $32

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay to Dublin, Eden Quay 707 / ...

$28 - $55

Drive  •  2h 39m

  1. Drive from Cobh to Dublin 164 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Cobh to Dublin is to bus which costs 20€ - 28€ and takes 4h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Cobh to Dublin is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cobh to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Cobh, Park Lane and arriving at Bachelor's Walk via St. Patricks Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cobh to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Cobh and arriving at Heuston via Cork Kent. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 48m.

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The distance between Cobh and Dublin is 215 km. The road distance is 262.4 km.

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The best way to get from Cobh to Dublin without a car is to train which takes 3h 48m and costs 45€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 3h 48m to get from Cobh to Dublin, including transfers.

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Cobh to Dublin bus services, operated by Aircoach, depart from St. Patricks Quay station.

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Cobh to Dublin train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Cork Kent station.

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The best way to get from Cobh to Dublin is to train which takes 3h 48m and costs 45€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 28€ and takes 4h 19m.

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Map of how to get from Cobh to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 134.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 48m

What companies run services between Cobh, Ireland and Dublin, Ireland?

Irish Rail operates a train from Cobh to Dublin hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 2h 32m. Alternatively, Aircoach operates a bus from Cobh to Dublin hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 3h.

Train operators
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from St. Patricks Quay to Bachelor's Walk
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Aircoach
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay to Dublin, Eden 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 Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Dublin, Eden Quay
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
Bus Eireann

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Cobh to Dublin bus services, operated by Aircoach, arrive at Bachelor's Walk station.

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Cobh to Dublin train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Heuston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cobh to Dublin is 262 km. It takes approximately 2h 39m to drive from Cobh to Dublin.

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