There are 4 ways to get from Dublin to Cobh by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 28 min

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

$60 - $84

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Bus Eurobus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Red Cow LUAS to St. Patricks Quay 600

$23 - $44

2 alternative options

Bus Aircoach  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin to St. Patricks Quay 704-x / ...

$24 - $32

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Cobh 163.9 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Cobh is to bus which costs 20€ - 28€ and takes 3 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Cobh is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Cobh. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Cobh, Park Lane via Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dublin to Cobh. However, there are services departing from Heuston and arriving at Cobh via Cork Kent. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 28 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Cobh is 215 km. The road distance is 262.2 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Cobh without a car is to train which takes 3 h 28 min and costs 50€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from Dublin to Cobh, including transfers.

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Dublin to Cobh bus services, operated by Aircoach, depart from Dublin station.

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Dublin to Cobh train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Heuston station.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Cobh is to train which takes 3 h 28 min and costs 50€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 28€ and takes 3 h 47 min.

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Dublin to Cobh bus services, operated by Aircoach, arrive at St. Patricks Quay station.

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Dublin to Cobh train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Cork Kent station.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Cobh.
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  • Distance: 134.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 28 min

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Cobh, Ireland?

Irish Rail operates a train from Dublin to Cobh hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $80 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, Aircoach operates a bus from Dublin to Cobh every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 3 h. Gobe also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Gobe
Website
gobe.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
gobe.ie
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Red Cow LUAS to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Red Cow LUAS to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie

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