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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

$59 - $82

Cheapest option

Bus Aircoach  •  4 h 15 min

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

$18 - $34

2 alternative options

Bus Bus Eireann  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Busáras to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station 707 / ...

$46 - $55

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 15€ - 30€ and takes 4 h 15 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 4 h 15 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 15€ - 30€ and takes 4 h 15 min.

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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 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, Aircoach operates a bus from Dublin to Cobh hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 3 h. Three other operators also service this route.

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
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Aircoach
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Website
Transport for Ireland
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
Dublin Coach
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
Bus Eireann

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to Cobh is 262 km. It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to drive from Dublin to Cobh.

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There are 173+ hotels available in Cobh. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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