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

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Train, line 226 bus  •  4h 9m

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

$62 - $87

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Bus, line 226 bus  •  4h 30m

  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

$22 - $40

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6h 38m

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

$27 - $50

Drive  •  2h 53m

  1. Drive from Dublin to Kinsale 173.8 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  5h 54m

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

$122 - $432

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Kinsale is to bus and line 226 bus which costs 18€ - 35€ and takes 4h 30m.

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

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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, Town Car Park via Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 30m.

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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 4h 9m and costs 50€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 4h 9m 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 4h 30m and costs 18€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 100€ - 380€ and takes 5h 54m.

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There is no direct flight from Dublin Airport to Cork Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m 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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Map of how to get from Dublin to Kinsale.
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  • Distance: 148.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 9m

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 4h 30m. Alternatively, Aer Lingus, Air France and three other airlines fly from Dublin to Kinsale hourly.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Rennes
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Cork via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Dublin to Cork via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Kinsale, Town Car Park
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Bus Eireann
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
3h
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
3h
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
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
Dublin Coach
Bus from Red Cow LUAS to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Dublin Coach
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Red Cow LUAS to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie

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

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

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There are 151+ hotels available in Kinsale. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to bus which takes 14m and costs 4€ - 11€.

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