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There are 7 ways to get from Cork to Coleraine by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Aircoach  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the bus from St. Patricks Quay to Dublin Airport
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre X2a
  3. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Coleraine Bus Center 218

$49 - $70

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Bus via Dublin, Eden Quay  •  8h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay to Dublin, Eden Quay 707 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Custom House Quay to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre 400
  3. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Coleraine Bus Center 218

$47 - $83

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Train  •  8h 38m

  1. Take the train from Cork Kent to Heuston
  2. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
  3. Take the train from Belfast Central station to Coleraine station 3

$103 - $149

Drive  •  5h 13m

  1. Drive from Cork to Coleraine 318.5 miles

$65 - $100

Bus to Kerry, fly to Dublin, bus, train  •  8h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Farranfore, Kerry Airport
  2. Fly from Kerry (KIR) to Dublin (DUB) KIR - DUB
  3. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
  4. Take the train from Great Victoria Street to Coleraine station

$87 - $158

Fly Cork to Belfast City, train  •  9h 32m

  1. Fly from Cork (ORK) to Belfast City (BHD) ORK - BHD
  2. Take the train from Belfast Central station to Coleraine station

$121 - $328

Fly Cork to Belfast (Aldergrove), train  •  8h 8m

  1. Fly from Cork (ORK) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) ORK - BFS
  2. Take the train from Antrim to Coleraine station

$119 - $336

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cork to Coleraine is to bus which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 8h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Cork to Coleraine is to drive which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 5h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cork to Coleraine. However, there are services departing from St. Patricks Quay and arriving at Coleraine Bus Center via Dublin Airport and Belfast Europa Bus Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 8m.

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The distance between Cork and Coleraine is 379 km. The road distance is 509.5 km.

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The best way to get from Cork to Coleraine without a car is to bus which takes 8h 8m and costs 40€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 8h 8m to get from Cork to Coleraine, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Cork to Coleraine is to bus which takes 8h 8m and costs 40€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 8h 38m.

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The quickest flight from Kerry Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Cork to Coleraine bus services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Coleraine Bus Center station.

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Map of how to get from Cork to Coleraine.
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  • Distance: 236.9 miles
  • Duration: 8h 8m

What companies run services between Cork, Ireland and Coleraine, Northern Ireland?

You can take a bus from Cork to Coleraine via Dublin Airport, Belfast, Europa Bus Centre, and Belfast Europa Bus Centre in around 8h 8m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cork to Coleraine via Heuston, Heuston, Busáras, Connolly, Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station, and Belfast Central station in around 8h 38m.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Kerry to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Cork to Belfast City via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Cork to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Cork to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Cork to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Cork to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Cork to Belfast (Aldergrove) via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cork to Belfast City via Cardiff, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Cork to Belfast City via Cardiff, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cork to Belfast (Aldergrove) via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Cork to Belfast City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Cork Kent to Heuston
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
irishrail.ie
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Belfast Central station to Coleraine station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Train from Great Victoria Street to Coleraine station
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Train from Antrim to Coleraine station
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from St. Patricks Quay to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Aircoach
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Aircoach
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Dublin, Eden Quay
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Farranfore, Kerry Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
Bus Eireann
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Coleraine Bus Center
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$14 - $20
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay to Dublin, Eden Quay
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Website
Transport for Ireland
Dublin Coach

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Yes, the driving distance between Cork to Coleraine is 510 km. It takes approximately 5h 13m to drive from Cork to Coleraine.

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Aer Lingus offers flights from Kerry Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 285+ hotels available in Coleraine. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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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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