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Recommended option

Train to Manchester, fly to Cork  •  5 h 21 min

  1. MAN - ORK

$65 - $238

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry via Dublin  •  16 h 10 min

  1. 060
  2. 880
  3. 707

$47 - $63

7 alternative options

Fly Liverpool to Cork  •  4 h 38 min

  1. LPL - ORK

$55 - $402

Train to Birmingham, fly to Cork  •  6 h 33 min

  1. BHX - ORK

$89 - $296

Fly Liverpool to Dublin, train  •  6 h 50 min

  1. LPL - DUB

$84 - $311

Train, car ferry  •  11 h 34 min

$147 - $241

Car ferry, train  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Cork/Mallow Service

$120 - $296

Bus, bus and ferry  •  16 h 50 min

  1. 060
  2. 880
  3. 707

$65 - $88

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 42 min

$94 - $127

What companies run services between Liverpool, England and Cork, Ireland?

Ryanair flies from Liverpool to Cork 4 times a week.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Liverpool to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Liverpool to Dublin
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $250
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Cork via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Liverpool University to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.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
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 - $55
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $43
car
$118
Passenger
$42
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Bootle to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Schedules at
poferries.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Passenger & Car Saver
$134
Passenger & Car Flexi
$201
Overnight Cabin
$54

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Liverpool and Cork is 407 km.

The cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Cork is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £35 - £50 and takes 16 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Liverpool to Cork is to fly which takes 4 h 38 min and costs £40 - £310.

No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool to Cork. However, there are services departing from Liverpool University and arriving at St. Patricks Quay via Manchester, Outside Connolly Station and Dublin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Liverpool to Cork, including transfers.