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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.

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Line 215 bus  •  26 min

  1. Take the line 215 bus from Watercourse Rd to Blarney Village 215

$5 - $7

4 alternative options

Line 215 bus via St. Patrick St  •  34 min

  1. Take the line 215 bus from St. Patrick St to Blarney 215

$5 - $7

Taxi  •  15 min

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

$17 - $21

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

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

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Watercourse Rd and arriving at Blarney Village. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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The distance between Cork and Blarney Castle is 8 km. The road distance is 9.3 km.

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The best way to get from Cork to Blarney Castle without a car is to line 215 bus which takes 26 min and costs 4€ - 6€.

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The line 215 bus from Watercourse Rd to Blarney Village takes 19 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Cork to Blarney Castle bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Watercourse Rd station.

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Cork to Blarney Castle bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Blarney Village station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cork to Blarney Castle is 9 km. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Cork to Blarney Castle.

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There are 120+ hotels available in Blarney Castle. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cork to Blarney Castle.
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  • Distance: 4.8 miles
  • Duration: 26 min

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 19 min.

Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Watercourse Rd to Blarney Village
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from St. Patrick St to Blarney
Ave. Duration
25 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
$17 - $21
Cork Taxi
Phone
+353 1890 800 500
Website
corktaxi.ie
Satellite Taxis
Phone
+353 1890 202 020
Website
satellitetaxis.ie

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