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There are 6 ways to get from Kinsale to Dublin by bus, train, car or plane

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Line 226 bus, train  •  4h 29m

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

$63 - $91

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Line 226 bus, bus Aircoach  •  4h 40m

  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 - $37

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Line 226 bus, bus Transport for Ireland  •  4h 40m

  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 Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay to Dublin, Eden Quay 707 / ...

$33 - $60

Drive  •  2h 53m

  1. Drive from Kinsale to Dublin 174 miles

$35 - $55

Fly from Cork  •  5h 32m

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

$121 - $432

Line 226 bus, bus to Kerry, fly  •  6h 17m

  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

$72 - $142

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The cheapest way to get from Kinsale to Dublin is to line 226 bus and bus which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 4h 40m.

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

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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 4h 40m.

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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 train which takes 4h 29m and costs 50€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 4h 29m 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 4h 40m and costs 24€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 100€ - 380€ and takes 5h 32m.

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There is no direct flight from Cork Airport to Dublin Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m 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: 4h 29m

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 4h 40m. Alternatively, Aer Lingus, Ryanair and four other airlines fly from Kinsale to Dublin hourly.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Cork to Dublin via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Cork to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Cork to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Cork to Dublin via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Cork to Dublin via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Cork to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Cork to Dublin via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Cork to Dublin via Malaga
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Cork to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Kerry to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cork to Dublin via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Flights from Cork to Dublin via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Cork to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Cork to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cork to Dublin via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Cork to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Kinsale, Town Car Park to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Dublin, Eden Quay
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Farranfore, Kerry Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
Bus Eireann
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from St. Patricks Quay to Bachelor's Walk
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Aircoach
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay to Dublin, Eden Quay
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Website
Transport for Ireland

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

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KLM, Air France, Flybe and two other airlines offer flights from Cork Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 1264+ hotels available in Dublin. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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

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