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There are 4 ways to get from Waterford to Bantry by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to St. Patricks Quay 600
  2. Take the bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Wolfe Tone Square Bantry 236

22€ - 32€

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Bus via Parnell Street  •  5h

  1. Take the bus from Parnell Street to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station 40
  2. Take the bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Wolfe Tone Square Bantry 236

31€ - 37€

Train, bus  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the train from Waterford to Limerick Junction
  2. Take the train from Limerick Junction to Cork Kent
  3. Take the bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Wolfe Tone Square Bantry 236

47€ - 67€

Drive  •  2h 31m

  1. Drive from Waterford to Bantry 126.6 miles

23€ - 35€

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The cheapest way to get from Waterford to Bantry is to bus which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 4h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Waterford to Bantry is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 2h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Waterford to Bantry. However, there are services departing from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford and arriving at Wolfe Tone Square Bantry via Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 40m.

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The distance between Waterford and Bantry is 173 km. The road distance is 202.5 km.

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The best way to get from Waterford to Bantry without a car is to bus which takes 4h 40m and costs 21€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 4h 40m to get from Waterford to Bantry, including transfers.

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Waterford to Bantry bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, depart from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford station.

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Waterford to Bantry bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Wolfe Tone Square Bantry station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterford to Bantry is 203 km. It takes approximately 2h 31m to drive from Waterford to Bantry.

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There are 271+ hotels available in Bantry. Prices start at 65€ per night.

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  • Distance: 108 miles
  • Duration: 4h 40m

What companies run services between Waterford, Ireland and Bantry, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Waterford to Bantry via St. Patricks Quay and Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station in around 4h 40m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Waterford to Limerick Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Irish Rail
Train from Limerick Junction to Cork Kent
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
Irish Rail
Bus operators
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
Dublin Coach
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 13€
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Wolfe Tone Square Bantry
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Parnell Street to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 24€
Website
Bus Eireann

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