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There are 10 ways to get from Cork to Brighton by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus, car or car ferry

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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Fly to London Gatwick  •  4h 13m

  1. Fly from Cork (ORK) to London Gatwick (LGW) ORK - LGW

£41 - £210

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Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  5h 29m

  1. Fly from Cork (ORK) to London Heathrow (LHR) ORK - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

£87 - £302

Fly to London Stansted, train  •  5h 56m

  1. Fly from Cork (ORK) to London Stansted (STN) ORK - STN
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

£60 - £179

Fly to London Luton, train  •  6h 19m

  1. Fly from Cork (ORK) to London Luton (LTN) ORK - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to Brighton

£59 - £236

Fly to Southampton, train  •  6h 48m

  1. Fly from Cork (ORK) to Southampton (SOU) ORK - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Brighton

£75 - £283

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  6h 32m

  1. Fly from Cork (ORK) to Birmingham (BHX) ORK - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

£92 - £278

Train, bus and ferry  •  17h 19m

  1. Take the train from Cork Kent to Heuston
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

£98 - £149

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  18h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Busáras X8
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

£89 - £129

Bus, bus and ferry  •  19h 54m

  1. Take the bus from St. Patricks Quay to Bachelor's Walk
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Brighton 025 / ...

£62 - £92

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 2m

  1. Drive from Cork to Rosslare
  2. Take the car ferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
  3. Drive from Fishguard to Brighton

£95 - £134

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cork to Brighton is to fly which costs 45€ - 240€ and takes 4h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Cork to Brighton is to fly which costs 45€ - 240€ and takes 4h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cork to Brighton. However, there are services departing from St. Patricks Quay and arriving at Brighton via Dublin and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 54m.

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The distance between Cork and Brighton is 590 km.

The best way to get from Cork to Brighton without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 17h 19m and costs 110€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 4h 13m to get from Cork to Brighton, including transfers.

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Cork to Brighton bus services, operated by Aircoach, depart from St. Patricks Quay station.

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The quickest flight from Cork Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Cork to Brighton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Brighton station.

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Ryanair offers flights from Cork Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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Map of how to get from Cork to Brighton.
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  • Distance: 368.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 13m

What companies run services between Cork, Ireland and Brighton, England?

Ryanair flies from Cork to Brighton once daily.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Cork to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £390
Flights from Cork to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £750
Flights from Cork to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £260
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cork to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£29 - £210
Flights from Cork to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£21 - £150
Flights from Cork to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£25 - £180
Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£25 - £50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£15 - £23
Advanced Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£25 - £50
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£35 - £55
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National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Brighton
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £17
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National Express
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Busáras
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Website
Bus Eireann
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
£14 - £21
Website
Aircoach
Ferry operators
Stena Line

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The best way to get from Cork to Cork Airport is to line 226 bus which takes 20m and costs 4€ - 6€.

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