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There are 4 ways to get from Cork to Ballyvaghan by train, taxi, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, taxi

  1. Take the train from Cork Kent to Limerick Junction
  2. Take the train from Limerick to Ennis
  3. Take a taxi from Ennis to Ballyvaghan

Cheapest option

Bus via Ennis

  1. Take the bus from Parnell Place, stop 255021 to Ennis Station, stop 635341
  2. Take the bus from Ennis Station, stop 635341 to Ballyvaughan, stop 357561

2 alternative options

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Cork, St. Patricks Quay to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 to Ballyvaughan, stop 357551

Drive

  1. Drive from Cork to Ballyvaghan

Cork to Ballyvaghan by bus

The bus journey time between Cork and Ballyvaghan is around 4h 49m and covers a distance of around 244 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Citylink and Bus Eireann, the Cork to Ballyvaghan bus service departs from Cork, St. Patricks Quay and arrives in Ballyvaughan, stop 357551. Typically 35 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

35 Weekly Buses
4h 49m Average Duration
€20 Cheapest Price
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Cork → Ballyvaghan
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ballyvaghan is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ballyvaghan is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Ballyvaghan is 2 metres.

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

Last updated: 17 May 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cork to Ballyvaghan is to bus via Ennis which costs €18 - €27 and takes 6h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Cork to Ballyvaghan is to drive which costs €22 - €35 and takes 2h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cork to Ballyvaghan. However, there are services departing from Cork, St. Patricks Quay and arriving at Ballyvaughan, stop 357551 via Galway Bus Station, stop 555041. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 49m.

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It is 143 km from Cork to Ballyvaghan. It is approximately 174.3 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Cork to Ballyvaghan without a car is to train and taxi which takes 3h 57m and costs €80 - €110.

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It takes approximately 3h 57m to get from Cork to Ballyvaghan, including transfers.

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Cork to Ballyvaghan bus services, operated by Citylink, depart from Cork, St. Patricks Quay station.

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Cork to Ballyvaghan bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Ballyvaughan, stop 357551 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cork to Ballyvaghan is 174 km. It takes approximately 2h 14m to drive from Cork to Ballyvaghan.

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There are 141+ hotels available in Ballyvaghan. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Cork to Ballyvaghan.
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  • Distance: 142.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 57m

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

You can take a bus from Cork to Ballyvaghan via Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 in around 4h 49m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Cork Kent to Limerick Junction
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€11 - €13
Flexible
€13 - €15
Train from Limerick to Ennis
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€7 - €9
Flexible
€8 - €10
Bus operators
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Cork, St. Patricks Quay to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €20
Website
Citylink
Standard
€14 - €20
Web Fare
€12 - €17
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Parnell Place, stop 255021 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 to Ballyvaughan, stop 357551
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Parnell Place, stop 255021 to Ennis Station, stop 635341
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Ennis Station, stop 635341 to Ballyvaughan, stop 357561
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Bus Eireann
Other operators
Taxi from Ennis to Ballyvaghan
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Clare Cabs
Phone
+353 65 682 0777
Burren Taxis
Phone
+353 65 682 3456
AAA Taxi's Ennis
Phone
+353 65 689 2999
Website
aaataxisennis.ie

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