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

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Line 226 bus  •  45 min

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

$8 - $11

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cork to Kinsale 16.8 miles

$40 - $50

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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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cork City Hall and arriving at Kinsale, Town Car Park. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 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 best way to get from Cork to Kinsale without a car is to line 226 bus which takes 45 min and costs 7€ - 9€.

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

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Cork to Kinsale bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Cork City Hall station.

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Cork to Kinsale bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Kinsale, Town Car Park station.

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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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There are 148+ hotels available in Kinsale. Prices start at $96 USD per night.

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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 hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 45 min.

Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Cork City Hall to Kinsale, Town Car Park
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
buseireann.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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