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There are 6 ways to get from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Cork by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Aircoach  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to St. Patricks Quay 704-x / ...

$19 - $27

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Bus Dublin Coach  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Red Cow LUAS to St. Patricks Quay 600

$18 - $40

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Cork Kent Cork/Mallow Service

$57 - $83

Drive  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Cork 166 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Cork  •  4 h 20 min

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

$118 - $414

Fly to Kerry, train  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Kerry (KIR) DUB - KIR
  2. Take the train from Killarney to Cork Kent

$69 - $132

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Cork is to bus which costs 17€ - 24€ and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Cork is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dublin Airport and arriving at St. Patricks Quay. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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The distance between Dublin Airport (DUB) and Cork is 227 km. The road distance is 265.7 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Cork without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 40 min and costs 17€ - 24€.

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The bus from Dublin Airport to St. Patricks Quay takes 3 h 40 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Dublin Airport (DUB) to Cork bus services, operated by Aircoach, depart from Dublin Airport station.

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The best way to get from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Cork is to bus which takes 3 h 40 min and costs 17€ - 24€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 4 h 10 min, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 360€ and takes 4 h 20 min.

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There is no direct flight from Dublin Airport to Cork Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Dublin Airport (DUB) to Cork bus services, operated by Aircoach, arrive at St. Patricks Quay station.

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Map of how to get from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Cork.
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  • Distance: 141.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

What companies run services between Dublin Airport (DUB), Ireland and Cork, Ireland?

Aircoach operates a bus from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Cork every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Irish Rail operates a train from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Cork hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Rennes
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Malaga
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Southampton
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Kerry
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Cork via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Dublin to Cork via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Heuston to Cork Kent
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Killarney to Cork Kent
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport, Airport Bus Bays to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Gobe
Website
gobe.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Schedules at
gobe.ie
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Red Cow LUAS to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Red Cow LUAS to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin Airport (DUB) to Cork is 266 km. It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to drive from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Cork.

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

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There are 154+ hotels available in Cork. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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