There are 3 ways to get from Waterford to Cobh by bus, train or car

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Bus, line 200 bus  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to St. Patricks Quay 600 / ...
  2. Take the line 200 bus from Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay to Cobh, Park Lane 200

$12 - $31

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Train  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Waterford to Limerick Junction Waterford - Limerick Junction Service
  2. Take the train from Limerick Junction to Cork Kent Cork/Mallow Service / ...

$44 - $64

Drive  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Waterford to Cobh 71.2 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Waterford to Cobh is to bus and line 200 bus which costs 10€ - 27€ and takes 2 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterford to Cobh is to drive which costs 13€ - 20€ and takes 1 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Waterford to Cobh. However, there are services departing from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford and arriving at Cobh, Park Lane via Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Waterford to Cobh. However, there are services departing from Waterford and arriving at Cobh via Limerick Junction and Cork Kent. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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The distance between Waterford and Cobh is 93 km. The road distance is 114 km.

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The best way to get from Waterford to Cobh without a car is to bus and line 200 bus which takes 2 h 37 min and costs 10€ - 27€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from Waterford to Cobh, including transfers.

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Waterford to Cobh bus services, operated by Eurobus, depart from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford station.

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Waterford to Cobh train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Waterford station.

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The best way to get from Waterford to Cobh is to bus and line 200 bus which takes 2 h 37 min and costs 10€ - 27€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 4 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Waterford to Cobh.
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  • Distance: 57.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 37 min

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

You can take a bus from Waterford to Cobh via St. Patricks Quay and Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay in around 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Waterford to Cobh via Limerick Junction and Cork Kent in around 4 h 40 min.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Waterford to Limerick Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Limerick Junction to Cork Kent
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Parnell Street to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
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

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