There are 5 ways to get from Dublin to Kinsale by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, line 226 bus  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Cork Kent Cork/Mallow Service
  2. Take the line 226 bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Kinsale, Town Car Park 226

$66 - $92

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Bus, line 226 bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin to St. Patricks Quay 704-x
  2. Take the line 226 bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Kinsale, Town Car Park 226

$27 - $37

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 30 min

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

$47 - $56

Drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Kinsale 173.8 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Cork (ORK) DUB - ORK

$126 - $432

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Kinsale. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Kinsale, Town Car Park via Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Kinsale is 238 km. The road distance is 278 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Kinsale without a car is to train and line 226 bus which takes 4 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Dublin to Kinsale, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Dublin to Kinsale is to bus and line 226 bus which takes 4 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 5 h 56 min.

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There is no direct flight from Dublin Airport to Cork Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to Kinsale is 278 km. It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to drive from Dublin to Kinsale.

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KLM, Flybe, Ryanair and Aer Lingus offer flights from Dublin Airport to Cork Airport.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Kinsale.
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  • Distance: 148.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 9 min

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

You can take a bus from Dublin to Kinsale via St. Patricks Quay and Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station in around 4 h 30 min. Alternatively, Aer Lingus, Ryanair and three other airlines fly from Dublin to Kinsale hourly.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Rennes
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Newquay
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Alicante
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Cork via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Dublin to Cork via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Faro
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Kinsale, Town Car Park
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
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

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