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There are 6 ways to get from Cork to Killiney by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 37m

  1. Take the train from Cork Kent to Heuston Cork/Mallow Service

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Bus  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the bus from St. Patricks Quay to Dublin, Arlington Hotel 600

4 alternative options

Bus via Dun Laoghaire SC, stop 2040  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Cork, Saint Patricks Quay to Dublin, Eden Quay 707 / ...

Drive  •  2h 39m

  1. Drive from Cork to Killiney 267.6 km

Fly from Cork  •  6h 17m

  1. Fly from Cork (ORK) to Dublin (DUB) ORK - DUB

Bus to Kerry, fly  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Parnell Place, stop 255021 to Kerry Airport, stop 350001
  2. Fly from Kerry (KIR) to Dublin (DUB) KIR - DUB
Cork → Killiney
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Killiney is 1850 24 1850.

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

The social distance requirement in Killiney is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Cork to Killiney is to bus which costs €21 - €25 and takes 5h 22m.

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The fastest way to get from Cork to Killiney is to drive which takes 2h 39m and costs €30 - €50.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cork to Killiney. However, there are services departing from Cork, Saint Patricks Quay and arriving at Victoria Road, stop 3099 via O'Connell Bridge, stop 273 and Dun Laoghaire SC, stop 3046. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cork to Killiney. However, there are services departing from Cork Kent and arriving at Killiney via Heuston and Connolly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 37m.

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The distance between Cork and Killiney is 220 km. The road distance is 267.6 km.

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The best way to get from Cork to Killiney without a car is to train which takes 3h 37m and costs €27 - €45.

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It takes approximately 3h 37m to get from Cork to Killiney, including transfers.

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Cork to Killiney bus services, operated by GoBus.ie, depart from Cork, Saint Patricks Quay station.

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Cork to Killiney train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Cork Kent station.

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The best way to get from Cork to Killiney is to train which takes 3h 37m and costs €27 - €45. Alternatively, you can bus via Dun Laoghaire SC, stop 2040, which costs €24 - €35 and takes 4h 53m, you could also fly, which costs €45 - €380 and takes 6h 17m.

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Map of how to get from Cork to Killiney.
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  • Distance: 220 km
  • Duration: 3h 37m

What companies run services between Cork, Ireland and Killiney, IE-D, Ireland?

Irish Rail operates a train from Cork Kent to Heuston hourly. Tickets cost €20 - €30 and the journey takes 2h 35m. Alternatively, GoBus.ie operates a bus from Cork, Saint Patricks Quay to Dublin, Eden Quay every 2 hours, and the journey takes 3h. Bus Eireann also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cork to Dublin via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€21 - €420
Flights from Cork to Dublin via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€21 - €420
Flights from Cork to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€21 - €420
Flights from Cork to Dublin via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€21 - €420
Flights from Cork to Dublin via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€21 - €420
Flights from Kerry to Dublin
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€18 - €65
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Cork to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €650
Flights from Cork to Dublin via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cork to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€310 - €370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Cork to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €500
Train operators
Bus operators
GoBus.ie
Phone
+353 (0)91 564600
Email
info@gobus.ie
Website
gobus.ie
Bus from Cork, Saint Patricks Quay to Dublin, Eden Quay
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
GoBus.ie
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Parnell Place, stop 255021 to Eden Quay, stop 135351
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Parnell Place, stop 255021 to Kerry Airport, stop 350001
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Bus Eireann
Eurobus
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from St. Patricks Quay to Dublin, Arlington Hotel
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
Eurobus
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Cork, St. Patricks Quay to Dublin, Arlington Hotel
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €21
Website
Dublin Coach

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There is no direct flight from Cork Airport to Dublin Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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Cork to Killiney bus services, operated by GoBus.ie, arrive at Dublin, Eden Quay station.

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Cork to Killiney train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Heuston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cork to Killiney is 268 km. It takes approximately 2h 39m to drive from Cork to Killiney.

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Lufthansa, KLM, Aer Lingus and Ryanair offer flights from Cork Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 476+ hotels available in Killiney. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Cork to Cork Airport is to line 226 bus which takes 15 min and costs €6 - €9.

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