There are 8 ways to get from Glasgow to Cork by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

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

Fly from Glasgow  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Cork (ORK) GLA - ORK

$58 - $205

Cheapest option

Bus to Edinburgh, fly  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Cork (ORK) EDI - ORK

$56 - $201

6 alternative options

Train, bus, bus and ferry via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth  •  18 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Wigan North Western
  2. Take the bus from Wigan to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871
  4. Take the train from Heuston to Cork Kent

$204 - $309

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  20 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Cork Kent

$88 - $130

Bus, bus and ferry  •  20 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880
  3. Take the bus from Busáras to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station 707

$76 - $97

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  21 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Lancaster
  2. Take the bus from Lancaster to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880
  4. Take the train from Heuston to Cork Kent

$177 - $272

Bus, bus and ferry via Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances)  •  22 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) X74
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Scotland to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880
  4. Take the bus from Dublin to St. Patricks Quay 707

$66 - $86

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Cairnryan
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Drive from Belfast to Cork

$112 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Cork is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £50 - £70 and takes 22 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Cork is to fly which costs £45 - £160 and takes 4 h 49 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Cork is 325 miles.

It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Glasgow to Cork, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Cork station. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station via Manchester and Busáras. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Cork, Ireland?

Aer Lingus, Ryanair and two other airlines fly from Glasgow to Cork 3 times a day.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Cork via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to Cork via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
Train from Glasgow Central to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Wigan to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Lancaster to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Dumfries, Scotland to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus Eireann
Website
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 - $50
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances)
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$169

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