There are 5 ways to get from Cork to Blarney Castle by bus, taxi, car or foot

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

Line 215 bus via Blarney  •  38 min

  1. Take the line 215 bus from Lavitts Quay to Blarney 215

$5 - $7

Cheapest option

Line 215 bus  •  35 min

  1. Take the line 215 bus from Lavitts Quay to Blarney Village 215

$5 - $7

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cork to Blarney Castle 5.8 miles

$18 - $22

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Cork to Blarney Castle 5.8 miles

$1 - $2

Walk  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Walk from Cork to Blarney Castle 6.1 miles

What companies run services between Cork, Ireland and Blarney Castle, Ireland?

Bus Eireann operates a bus from Cork to Blarney Castle hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 29 min.

Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Lavitts Quay to Blarney
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Lavitts Quay to Blarney Village
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Other operators
Taxi from Cork to Blarney Castle
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Cork Taxi
Phone
+353 1890 800 500
Website
corktaxi.ie
Satellite Taxis
Phone
+353 1890 202 020
Website
satellitetaxis.ie

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cork and Blarney Castle is 8 km. The road distance is 9 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cork to Blarney Castle is to drive which costs 1€ - 2€ and takes 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Cork to Blarney Castle is to taxi which takes 15 min and costs 15€ - 19€.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lavitts Quay and arriving at Blarney. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

The line 215 bus from Lavitts Quay to Blarney takes 29 min including transfers and departs hourly.