There are 9 ways to get from Fota Island to Brean Sands by bus, plane, train, bus and ferry, car ferry or car

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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Line 206 bus to Cork, fly to Bristol, line 20 bus  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 206 bus from West Douglas Street to South Mall
  2. Fly from Cork (ORK) to Bristol (BRS) ORK - BRS
  3. Take the line 20 bus from Weston-super-Mare, Regent Street to Brean, Flamingo Inn

$90 - $269

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  19 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Patricks Quay to Bachelor's Walk
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Weston-super-Mare

$60 - $81

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Line 206 bus to Cork, fly to Cardiff  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 206 bus from West Douglas Street to South Mall
  2. Fly from Cork (ORK) to Cardiff (CWL) ORK - CWL

$127 - $988

Train to Dublin, fly to Cardiff  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Cork Kent to Heuston
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Cardiff (CWL) DUB - CWL

$123 - $303

Fly Cork to London Heathrow, train, line 20 bus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Cork (ORK) to London Heathrow (LHR) ORK - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Weston-super-Mare
  4. Take the line 20 bus from Weston-super-Mare, Regent Street to Brean, Flamingo Inn

$159 - $512

Bus, bus and ferry via Bristol, Bus Station  •  19 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Patricks Quay to Bachelor's Walk
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bristol Bus & Coach Station

$62 - $84

Bus, bus and ferry via Bristol, Bus Station #2  •  20 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Busáras 707 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bristol Bus & Coach Station

$83 - $107

Car ferry, drive  •  32 h 22 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Cork Port to Roscoff
  2. Take the car ferry from Roscoff to Plymouth
  3. Drive from Plymouth to Canon's Marsh, Gasferry Road

$153 - $257

Drive, carferry  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Douglas to Rosslare
  2. Take the carferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
  3. Drive from Fishguard to Brean Sands

$102 - $133

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Fota Island to Brean Sands. However, there are services departing from West Douglas Street and arriving at Brean, Flamingo Inn via St. Patricks Quay, Dublin, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Weston-super-Mare, Regent Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 19 min.

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The distance between Fota Island and Brean Sands is 371 km.

The best way to get from Fota Island to Brean Sands without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 19 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to get from Fota Island to Brean Sands, including transfers.

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Fota Island to Brean Sands bus services, operated by Aircoach, depart from St. Patricks Quay station.

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

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Fota Island to Brean Sands bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Weston-super-Mare station.

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Aer Lingus offers flights from Cork Airport to Bristol Airport.

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There are 554+ hotels available in Brean Sands. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fota Island to Brean Sands.
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  • Distance: 232.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 39 min

What companies run services between Fota Island, Ireland and Brean Sands, England?

There is no direct connection from Douglas to Brean Sands. However, you can take the line 206 bus to South Mall, take the walk to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station, take the line 226 bus to Cork Airport, take the walk to Cork airport, fly to Bristol, take the walk to Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal, take the bus to Weston-super-Mare, Regent Street, take the line 20 bus to Brean, Flamingo Inn, then take the walk to Brean Sands. Alternatively, you can take the line 206 bus to South Mall, take the walk to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station, take the line 226 bus to Cork Airport, take the walk to Cork airport, fly to Cardiff, then take the drive to Brean Sands.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Cork to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Flights from Dublin to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Cork to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cork to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Dublin to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Weston-super-Mare
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $19
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from West Douglas Street to South Mall
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Busáras
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 St. Patricks Quay to Bachelor's Walk
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Weston-super-Mare
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Website
brittanyferries.ie
Car ferry from Cork Port to Roscoff
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
brittanyferries.ie
Adult
$80
Car ferry from Roscoff to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$35 - $45
Car
$75 - $120
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