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There are 9 ways to get from Fota Island to Brean Sands by bus, plane, train, 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  •  6h 49m

  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, Alexandra Parade to Brean, Pontins

$90 - $269

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

  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  •  9h 2m

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

$119 - $295

Fly Cork to Birmingham, train, line 20 bus  •  9h 2m

  1. Fly from Cork (ORK) to Birmingham (BHX) ORK - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street 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, Alexandra Parade to Brean, Pontins

$121 - $382

Fly Cork to London Heathrow, train, line 20 bus  •  9h 22m

  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, Alexandra Parade to Brean, Pontins

$159 - $512

Bus, car ferry, train  •  14h 9m

  1. Take the bus from St. Patricks Quay to Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford 600 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare Harbour 40 / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
  4. Take the train from Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central

$126 - $183

Car ferry, train  •  32h 23m

  1. Take the car ferry from Cork Port to Roscoff
  2. Take the car ferry from Roscoff to Plymouth
  3. Take the train from Plymouth to Weston-super-Mare

$180 - $322

Car ferry, drive  •  32h 6m

  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, car ferry  •  8h 58m

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

$102 - $133

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fota Island to Brean Sands is to drive and car ferry which costs 85€ - 120€ and takes 8h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Fota Island to Brean Sands is to line 206 bus and fly which costs 110€ - 900€ and takes 5h 25m.

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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 car ferry and train which takes 32h 23m and costs 150€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 6h 49m to get from Fota Island to Brean Sands, including transfers.

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

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Aer Lingus offers flights from Cork Airport to Bristol Airport.

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There are 585+ hotels available in Brean Sands. Prices start at $61 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: 6h 49m

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 walk to Weston-super-Mare, Alexandra Parade, take the line 20 bus to Brean, Pontins, 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
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Flights from Dublin to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Cork to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Cork to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cork to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Dublin to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Weston-super-Mare
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Single
$28 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $19
Train from Plymouth to Weston-super-Mare
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $75
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Weston-super-Mare
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $19
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
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 Plymouth to Weston-super-Mare
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
First Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from West Douglas Street to South Mall
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Waterford, Waterford Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare Harbour
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
Bus Eireann
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from St. Patricks Quay to Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Dublin Coach
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from St. Patricks Quay to Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Brittany Ferries
Website
brittanyferries.ie
Car ferry from Cork Port to Roscoff
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
brittanyferries.ie
Adult
$80
Car ferry from Roscoff to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$35 - $45
Car
$75 - $120

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