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There are 3 ways to get from Cork to Glendalough by train, taxi, car, bus or plane

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Train, taxi  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Cork Kent to Heuston Cork/Mallow Service
  2. Take a taxi from Heuston to Glendalough

$124 - $164

Cheapest option

Bus, fly  •  6 h 10 min

  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 Newtown Mount Kennedy, Coillte Offices

$104 - $176

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Cork to Glendalough 157.2 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Cork to Glendalough is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cork to Glendalough is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 39 min.

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The distance between Cork and Glendalough is 191 km. The road distance is 251.6 km.

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The best way to get from Cork to Glendalough without a car is to train and taxi which takes 3 h 23 min and costs 100€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Cork to Glendalough, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cork to Glendalough is 252 km. It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to drive from Cork to Glendalough.

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Aer Lingus offers flights from Kerry Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 89+ hotels available in Glendalough. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cork to Glendalough.
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  • Distance: 119.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

What companies run services between Cork, Ireland and Glendalough, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Cork to Glendalough. However, you can take the train to Heuston then take the taxi to Glendalough. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Glendalough.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Kerry to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Farranfore, Kerry Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Newtown Mount Kennedy, Coillte Offices
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Other operators
Taxi from Heuston to Glendalough
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Lynx
Phone
+353 1 471 5333
Website
lynk.ie
National Radio Cabs
Phone
+353 1 677 2222
Website
nrc.ie

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