There are 5 ways to get from Kinsale to Dublin by bus, train, car or plane

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Line 226 bus, bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 226 bus from Kinsale, Town Car Park to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station 226
  2. Take the bus from St. Patricks Quay to Bachelor's Walk 704-x / ...

$28 - $38

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Line 226 bus, train  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 226 bus from Kinsale, Town Car Park to Kent Station, Outside Kent Station Cork 226
  2. Take the train from Cork Kent to Heuston Cork/Mallow Service

$64 - $91

Drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Kinsale to Dublin 174 miles

$35 - $55

Fly from Cork  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Cork (ORK) to Dublin (DUB) ORK - DUB

$122 - $432

Line 226 bus, bus to Kerry, fly  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the line 226 bus from Kinsale, Town Car Park to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Farranfore, Kerry Airport
  3. Fly from Kerry (KIR) to Dublin (DUB) KIR - DUB

$73 - $143

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The cheapest way to get from Kinsale to Dublin is to line 226 bus and bus which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kinsale to Dublin is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kinsale to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Kinsale, Town Car Park and arriving at Bachelor's Walk via St. Patricks Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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The distance between Kinsale and Dublin is 238 km. The road distance is 278.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kinsale to Dublin without a car is to line 226 bus and bus which takes 4 h 10 min and costs 23€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Kinsale to Dublin, including transfers.

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Kinsale to Dublin bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Kinsale, Town Car Park station.

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The best way to get from Kinsale to Dublin is to line 226 bus and bus which takes 4 h 10 min and costs 23€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 100€ - 370€ and takes 5 h 31 min.

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There is no direct flight from Cork Airport to Dublin Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Kinsale to Dublin bus services, operated by Aircoach, arrive at Bachelor's Walk station.

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Map of how to get from Kinsale to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 148.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 10 min

What companies run services between Kinsale, Ireland and Dublin, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Kinsale to Dublin via Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station and St. Patricks Quay in around 4 h 10 min. Alternatively, Aer Lingus, Ryanair and three other airlines fly from Kinsale to Dublin hourly.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Cork to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Cork to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Cork to Dublin via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Cork to Dublin via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Cork to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Cork to Dublin via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Cork to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Cork to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Cork to Dublin via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Cork to Dublin via Faro
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Cork to Dublin via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Kerry to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cork to Dublin via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Cork to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Cork to Dublin via Malaga
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Cork to Dublin via Faro
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Cork to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cork to Dublin via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Kinsale, Town Car Park to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Kinsale, Town Car Park to Kent Station, Outside Kent Station Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Farranfore, Kerry Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $24
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
Gobe
Website
gobe.ie
Bus from Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay to Dublin, Eden Quay
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Schedules at
gobe.ie

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Yes, the driving distance between Kinsale to Dublin is 278 km. It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to drive from Kinsale to Dublin.

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Air France, Flybe, Ryanair and Aer Lingus offer flights from Cork Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 1213+ hotels available in Dublin. Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kinsale to Cork Airport is to line 226 bus which takes 30 min and costs 6€ - 8€.

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