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There are 4 ways to get from Knock Airport (NOC) to Cork by bus, train or car

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Bus Citylink  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Dublin Rd 64
  2. Take the bus from Gmit to St. Patricks Quay 251 / ...

$27 - $55

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Train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Ballyhaunis Train Station to Portarlington Westport Service
  2. Take the train from Portarlington to Cork Kent Cork/Mallow Service

$101 - $139

Bus via Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Dublin Rd 64
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Rd to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station 51 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station 51

$49 - $59

Drive  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Knock Airport (NOC) to Cork 166.4 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Knock Airport (NOC) to Cork is to bus which costs 23€ - 50€ and takes 5 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Knock Airport (NOC) to Cork is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Knock Airport (NOC) to Cork. However, there are services departing from Lurga, Knock Airport and arriving at St. Patricks Quay via Gmit. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 3 min.

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The distance between Knock Airport (NOC) and Cork is 225 km. The road distance is 266.2 km.

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The best way to get from Knock Airport (NOC) to Cork without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 3 min and costs 23€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Knock Airport (NOC) to Cork, including transfers.

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Knock Airport (NOC) to Cork bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Lurga, Knock Airport station.

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The best way to get from Knock Airport (NOC) to Cork is to bus which takes 5 h 3 min and costs 23€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 5 h 12 min.

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Knock Airport (NOC) to Cork bus services, operated by Citylink, arrive at St. Patricks Quay station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Knock Airport (NOC) to Cork is 266 km. It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to drive from Knock Airport (NOC) to Cork.

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Map of how to get from Knock Airport (NOC) to Cork.
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  • Distance: 140.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 3 min

What companies run services between Knock Airport (NOC), Ireland and Cork, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Knock Airport (NOC) to Cork via Dublin Rd and Gmit in around 5 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Knock Airport (NOC) to Cork via Ballyhaunis Train Station and Portarlington in around 5 h 12 min.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Ballyhaunis Train Station to Portarlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Portarlington to Cork Kent
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Dublin Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dublin Rd to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dublin Rd to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Gmit to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$16 - $23
Web Fare
$14 - $20

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