There are 2 ways to get from Cork to Kilkenny by bus or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Patricks Quay to Kilkenny, Ormond Road 600

$10 - $15

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Cork to Kilkenny 95.3 miles

$20 - $30

What companies run services between Cork, Ireland and Kilkenny, Leinster, Ireland?

Dublin Coach operates a bus from Cork to Kilkenny hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min.

Bus operators
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from St. Patricks Quay to Kilkenny, Ormond Road
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Cork to Kilkenny?

The distance between Cork and Kilkenny is 118 km. The road distance is 152 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Cork to Kilkenny?

The cheapest way to get from Cork to Kilkenny is to bus which costs 8€ - 12€ and takes 2 h 35 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Cork to Kilkenny?

The quickest way to get from Cork to Kilkenny is to drive which takes 1 h 40 min and costs 17€ - 25€.

Is there a direct bus between Cork and Kilkenny?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from St. Patricks Quay and arriving at Kilkenny, Ormond Road. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

How long does it take to get from Cork to Kilkenny?

The bus from St. Patricks Quay to Kilkenny, Ormond Road takes 2 h 35 min including transfers and departs hourly.