There are 3 ways to get from Cork to Tralee by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h

  1. Take the train from Cork Kent to Tralee Tralee Service

$27 - $40

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Bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Tralee, Tralee Bus Station 40

$22 - $26

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Cork to Tralee 75.1 miles

$16 - $24

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station station and arriving at Tralee, Tralee Bus Station station. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cork Kent and arriving at Tralee. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h.

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The distance between Cork and Tralee is 94 km. The road distance is 120.2 km.

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The best way to get from Cork to Tralee without a car is to train which takes 2 h and costs .

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The train from Cork Kent to Tralee takes 2 h including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Cork to Tralee bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Cork to Tralee is to train which takes 2 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 15 min.

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Cork to Tralee bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Tralee, Tralee Bus Station.

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

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Map of how to get from Cork to Tralee.
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  • Distance: 58.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h

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

Irish Rail operates a train from Cork to Tralee 3 times a day. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h. Alternatively, Bus Eireann operates a bus from Cork to Tralee every 2 hours. Tickets cost $22 - $26 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Tralee, Tralee Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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Yes, the driving distance between Cork to Tralee is 120 km. It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to drive from Cork to Tralee.

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There are 176+ hotels available in Tralee. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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