There are 6 ways to get from Glasgow to Cork by plane, bus, car ferry, train, bus and 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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Fly from Glasgow  •  4 h 49 min

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

$58 - $205

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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

4 alternative options

Bus, carferry  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  2. Take the carferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
  4. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to St. Patricks Quay

$118 - $148

Train, bus and ferry  •  19 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Wigan North Western
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Cork Kent

$199 - $299

Bus, bus and ferry  •  20 h 30 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 / ...

$77 - $98

Drive, carferry  •  8 h 12 min

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

$112 - $150

Questions & Answers

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 30 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Cork is 325 miles.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Cork without a car is to bus and carferry which takes 12 h 40 min and costs .

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

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Glasgow to Cork bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Cork Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Glasgow to Cork bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station.

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Flybe, British Airways and Aer Lingus offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Cork Airport.

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There are 161+ hotels available in Cork. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 19 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Cork.
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  • Distance: 325.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

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

Aer Lingus, Flybe and British Airways 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 10 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 47 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 Edinburgh to Cork via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Train operators
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
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 Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $25
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
buseireann.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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