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

Fly to Bristol  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Cork (ORK) to Bristol (BRS) ORK - BRS

$83 - $259

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry via Bachelor's Walk  •  15 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Patricks Quay to Bachelor's Walk
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bristol Bus & Coach Station

$51 - $69

8 alternative options

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Cork (ORK) to Birmingham (BHX) ORK - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads

$104 - $327

Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Cork (ORK) to London Heathrow (LHR) ORK - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads

$148 - $457

Fly to Southampton, train  •  6 h 35 min

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

$103 - $387

Bus, car ferry, train  •  13 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Patricks Quay to Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford 600
  2. Take the bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare Harbour 40 / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
  4. Take the train from Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central
  5. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads

$129 - $200

Bus, car ferry, train via Newport (S Wales)  •  14 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Patricks Quay to Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford 600
  2. Take the bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare Harbour 40 / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
  4. Take the train from Fishguard Harbour to Newport (S Wales)
  5. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads

$128 - $200

Train, bus and ferry  •  14 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Cork Kent to Heuston
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads

$128 - $186

Bus, bus and ferry  •  15 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Busáras 707
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bristol Bus & Coach Station

$74 - $92

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 35 min

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

$96 - $128

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cork to Bristol is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 15 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cork to Bristol is to fly which costs 70€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The distance between Cork and Bristol is 408 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Cork to Bristol, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cork station to Bristol station. However, there are services departing from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station and arriving at Bristol Bus & Coach Station via Dublin and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 40 min.

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

Aer Lingus flies from Cork to Bristol once daily.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Cork to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Flights from Cork to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Cork to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Flights from Cork to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $950
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $120
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $75
First Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Train from Fishguard Harbour to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Bus operators
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from St. Patricks Quay to Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Busáras
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from St. Patricks Quay to Bachelor's Walk
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Ferry operators
Stena Line

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