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There are 9 ways to get from Cork to Bristol by plane, train, bus, car ferry, night train, 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.

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Fly Cork to Bristol  •  4 h 5 min

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

$83 - $259

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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

$72 - $91

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Fly Cork to Cardiff, train  •  5 h 20 min

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

$126 - $997

Fly Cork to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 18 min

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

$142 - $457

Train to Dublin, fly to Bristol  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Cork Kent to Heuston
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Bristol (BRS) DUB - BRS

$93 - $242

Fly Cork to Birmingham, train  •  6 h 21 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

Bus, car ferry, night train, train  •  13 h 55 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 night train from Fishguard Harbour to Newport (S Wales)
  5. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads

$127 - $215

Train, bus and ferry  •  15 h 4 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

$126 - $183

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 34 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 60€ - 80€ and takes 15 h 40 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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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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The distance between Cork and Bristol is 408 km.

The best way to get from Cork to Bristol without a car is to bus and car ferry and night train and train which takes 13 h 55 min and costs 110€ - 190€.

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

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Cork to Bristol bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station.

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The quickest flight from Cork Airport to Bristol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Cork to Bristol bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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Aer Lingus offers flights from Cork Airport to Bristol Airport.

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Map of how to get from Cork to Bristol.
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  • Distance: 254.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

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 London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Cork to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cork to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
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 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
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
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 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Night 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
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from St. Patricks Quay to Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Waterford, Waterford Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Schedules at
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
$15 - $19
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Busáras
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
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 Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
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
Ferry operators
Stena Line

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There are 923+ hotels available in Bristol. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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

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