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There are 3 ways to get from Cork to Wexford by bus or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Cork, St. Patricks Quay to Wit
  2. Take the bus from Institute of Technology Waterford to Wexford, Redmond Square

2 alternative options

Bus via Parnell Place, stop 255021

  1. Take the bus from Parnell Place, stop 255021 to WIT, stop 352501
  2. Take the bus from Institute of Technology Waterford to Wexford, Redmond Square

Drive

  1. Drive from Cork to Wexford

Cork to Wexford by bus

The bus journey time between Cork and Wexford is around 3h 46m and covers a distance of around 178 km. This includes an average layover time of around 58 min. The fastest bus normally takes 3h 10m. Operated by Dublin Coach, Transport for Ireland and Wexford Bus, the Cork to Wexford bus service departs from Cork, St. Patricks Quay and arrives in Wexford, Redmond Square. Typically 42 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
2h 48m
Layover time:
58 min
Total time:
3h 46m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
3h 10m
Bus distance:
178 km
Buses per week:
42
Cheapest price:
€23
Carbon emissions:
22 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
07:05
Last bus departs at:
19:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cork to Wexford bus schedules

Cork → Wexford
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COVID-19 help in Ireland

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1850 24 1850

Frequently Asked Questions


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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Wexford is 1850 24 1850.

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

The social distance requirement in Wexford is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1850 24 1850.

Last updated: 15 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Cork to Wexford is to drive, which costs €20 - €30 and takes 2h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Cork to Wexford is to drive which costs €20 - €30 and takes 2h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cork to Wexford. However, there are services departing from Cork, St. Patricks Quay and arriving at Wexford, Redmond Square via Institute of Technology Waterford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 21m.

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The distance between Cork and Wexford is 146 km. The road distance is 176 km.

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The best way to get from Cork to Wexford without a car is to bus which takes 3h 21m and costs €21 - €35.

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It takes approximately 3h 21m to get from Cork to Wexford, including transfers.

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Cork to Wexford bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, depart from Cork, St. Patricks Quay station.

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Cork to Wexford bus services, operated by Wexford Bus, arrive at Wexford, Redmond Square station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cork to Wexford is 176 km. It takes approximately 2h 9m to drive from Cork to Wexford.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Wexford. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Cork to Wexford.
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  • Distance: 145.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 21m

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

You can take a bus from Cork to Wexford via Wit and Institute of Technology Waterford in around 3h 21m.

Bus operators
Dublin Coach
Transport for Ireland
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Email
info@nationaltransport.ie
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from St. Patricks Quay to Wit
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Transport for Ireland
Wexford Bus
Phone
053 9142742
Email
info@wexfordbus.com
Website
wexfordbus.com
Bus from Institute of Technology Waterford to Wexford, Redmond Square
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Wexford Bus
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 WIT, stop 352501
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Bus Eireann

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