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There are 4 ways to get from Cork to Castlecomer by train, taxi, bus or car

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Recommended

Train, taxi

  1. Take the train from Cork Kent to Portlaoise, Portlaoise
  2. Take a taxi from Portlaoise, Portlaoise to Castlecomer

Cheapest

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Cork, St. Patricks Quay to Kilkenny

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Cork Kent to Portlaoise, Portlaoise
  2. Take the bus from Laois Shopping Centre to Castlecomer

Drive

  1. Drive from Cork to Castlecomer
Cork → Castlecomer
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Castlecomer is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Castlecomer is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Castlecomer is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Cork to Castlecomer is to drive which costs €18 - €28 and takes 1h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Cork to Castlecomer is to drive which costs €18 - €28 and takes 1h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cork to Castlecomer. However, there are services departing from Cork, St. Patricks Quay and arriving at Castlecomer via Kilkenny, Ormond Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 50m.

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The distance between Cork and Castlecomer is 132 km. The road distance is 156.5 km.

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The best way to get from Cork to Castlecomer without a car is to train and taxi which takes 2h 17m and costs €60 - €85.

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It takes approximately 2h 17m to get from Cork to Castlecomer, including transfers.

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Cork to Castlecomer bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, depart from Cork, St. Patricks Quay station.

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Cork to Castlecomer bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, arrive at Kilkenny station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cork to Castlecomer is 156 km. It takes approximately 1h 43m to drive from Cork to Castlecomer.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Castlecomer. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Cork to Castlecomer.
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  • Distance: 132.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 17m

What companies run services between Cork, Ireland and Castlecomer, IE-KK, Ireland?

Dublin Coach operates a bus from Cork, St. Patricks Quay to Kilkenny every 4 hours. Tickets cost €13 - €16 and the journey takes 2h 35m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Cork Kent to Portlaoise, Portlaoise
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€16 - €19
Flexible
€20 - €23
Bus operators
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Cork, St. Patricks Quay to Kilkenny
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
Dublin Coach
Slieve Bloom Coach Tours
Phone
05786-24416
Email
slievebloomcoaches@live.com
Website
slievebloomcoaches.ie
Bus from Laois Shopping Centre to Castlecomer
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Website
Slieve Bloom Coach Tours
Other operators
Taxi from Portlaoise, Portlaoise to Castlecomer
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Laois taxis
Phone
+353 57 866 5555
Kelly's Taxi Service
Phone
+353 86 262 4558
J Taxi Services
Phone
+353 87 242 1876
Website
jtaxiservices.ie
Charlie Taxi Services
Phone
+353 87 348 5118
Website
charlietaxiservices.ie

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