There are 3 ways to get from Cork to Kinsale by bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Line 226 bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the line 226 bus from Cork City Hall to Kinsale, Town Car Park 226 / ...

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cork to Kinsale 16.8 miles

$40 - $50

1 alternative option

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Cork to Kinsale 16.8 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Cork to Kinsale is to drive which costs 3€ - 5€ and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cork to Kinsale is to taxi which costs 35€ - 45€ and takes 26 min.

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The distance between Cork and Kinsale is 22 km. The road distance is 26.9 km.

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The line 226 bus from Cork City Hall to Kinsale, Town Car Park takes 45 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cork City Hall and arriving at Kinsale, Town Car Park. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cork to Kinsale is 27 km. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Cork to Kinsale.

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Map of how to get from Cork to Kinsale.
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  • Distance: 13.5 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

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

Bus Eireann operates a bus from Cork to Kinsale every 4 hours, and the journey takes 45 min.

Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Cork City Hall to Kinsale, Town Car Park
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Other operators
Taxi from Cork to Kinsale
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Cork Taxi
Phone
+353 1890 800 500
Website
corktaxi.ie
Satellite Taxis
Phone
+353 1890 202 020
Website
satellitetaxis.ie

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