There are 9 ways to get from Southampton to Cobh by plane, bus, train, subway, car ferry, car or bus and ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Southampton, line 200 bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Cork (ORK) SOU - ORK
  2. Take the line 200 bus from Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay to Cobh, Park Lane

$66 - $308

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Train, train to London Heathrow, fly  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Cork (ORK) LHR - ORK

$113 - $388

Train to Bristol, fly  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Cork (ORK) BRS - ORK

$128 - $339

Train, Tube to London Stansted, fly, line 200 bus  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the Tube from Green Park Underground Station to Tottenham Hale Underground Station
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Cork (ORK) STN - ORK
  4. Take the line 200 bus from Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay to Cobh, Park Lane

$88 - $225

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Cork (ORK) LGW - ORK

$83 - $312

Train, carferry, drive  •  15 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Fishguard Harbour
  3. Take the carferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  4. Drive from Ardkeen to Cobh

$178 - $270

Bus, bus and ferry  •  17 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871
  3. Take the bus from Busáras to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station 707 / ...

$78 - $99

Train, car ferry, carferry, drive  •  30 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Poole
  2. Take the car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
  3. Take the carferry from Cherbourg to Rosslare
  4. Drive from Rosslare to Ringaskiddy

$138 - $239

Drive, carferry  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Fishguard
  2. Take the carferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  3. Drive from Rosslare to Cobh

$117 - $155

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Cobh. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Cobh, Park Lane via Birmingham, Busáras and Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 43 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Cobh is 306 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Cobh without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 17 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to get from Southampton to Cobh, including transfers.

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Southampton to Cobh bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Cork Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Southampton to Cobh bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station.

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Flybe and Aer Lingus offer flights from Southampton Airport to Cork Airport.

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There are 178+ hotels available in Cobh. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Cobh.
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  • Distance: 305.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 23 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Cobh, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Southampton to Cobh. However, you can take the train to Southampton Airport Parkway, take the walk to Southampton airport, fly to Cork, take the walk to Cork Airport, take the line 226 bus to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station, take the walk to Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay, then take the line 200 bus to Cobh. Alternatively, you can take the train to Reading, take the train to Hayes & Harlington, take the train to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3, take the walk to London Heathrow airport, fly to Cork, take the walk to Cork Airport, take the line 226 bus to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station, take the walk to Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay, then take the line 200 bus to Cobh.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Flights from Bristol to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $200
Flights from London Gatwick to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Southampton Central to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Poole
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Green Park Underground Station to Tottenham Hale Underground Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Fishguard Harbour
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $75
First Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120
Bus operators
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay to Cobh, Park Lane
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
journeyplanner.transportforireland.ie
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.ie
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Rosslare
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
stenaline.ie
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$55 - $80
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Rosslare
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$60 - $70

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