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.

Recommended option

Train, line 226 bus  •  4 h 8 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, Kinsale 226

$68 - $93

Cheapest option

Bus Aircoach  •  4 h 30 min

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

$29 - $38

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 - $57

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

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Kinsale is to bus which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Kinsale is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 53 min.

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

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It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from Dublin to Kinsale, including transfers.

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

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

Aircoach operates a bus from Dublin to Kinsale every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 3 h. Gobe also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Aer Lingus, Flybe 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
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 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
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Newquay
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
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 Reus
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $380
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
Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Kinsale, Kinsale
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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
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

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