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There are 2 ways to get from Edinburgh to Kinsale by plane, car or car ferry

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  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Cork (ORK)

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Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Cairnryan
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Drive from Belfast to Kinsale

Edinburgh (EDI) to Cork (ORK) flights

The flight time between Edinburgh (EDI) and Cork (ORK) is around 1h 20m and covers a distance of around 566 km. Services are operated by Ryanair. Typically 10 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

10 Weekly Planes
1h 20m Average Duration
€9 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Kinsale is to fly which costs £14 - £80 and takes 4h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Kinsale is to fly which costs £14 - £80 and takes 4h 55m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Kinsale is 587 km.

It takes approximately 4h 55m to get from Edinburgh to Kinsale, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Cork Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Ryanair offers flights from Edinburgh Airport to Cork Airport.

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There are 69+ hotels available in Kinsale. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £1 - £6.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Kinsale.
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  • Distance: 587.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 55m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Kinsale, Ireland?

Ryanair flies from Edinburgh to Kinsale once daily.

Flights from Edinburgh to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Every day
Estimated price
€9 - €140
Ferry operators
Stena Line

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