Bus Cork to Dublin and return

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You can get a bus ticket from Cork to Dublin or from Dublin to Cork for only $11.12. Aircoach and Bus Éireann offer affordable and convenient buses between these two cities, allowing travellers to travel for less without compromising comfort. This route's fastest travel time starts at 3h 45m . The choice is yours: Just click the "Find Now" button, see all options and take your pick!

Cork to Dublin Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$11.12
Fastest Bus3h 0m
Distance137.1 miles
Bus CompaniesAircoach, Bus Éireann
  Bus Cork - Dublin    137 mi
Ø Bus connections2 x
Savings-36%

The cheapest bus routes from Cork to Dublin

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Cork
    Dublin
      11:00 PM
      2:00 AM
    28 Dec
    +1
    AircoachAircoach
    from $11.12
  • Cork
    Dublin
      7:00 PM
      10:00 PM
    28 Dec
    AircoachAircoach
    from $11.12
  • Cork
    Dublin
      7:00 PM
      10:00 PM
    28 Dec
    AircoachAircoach
    from $11.12
  • Cork
    Dublin
      7:00 PM
      10:00 PM
    28 Dec
    AircoachAircoach
    from $11.12
  • Cork
    Dublin
      6:00 PM
      9:00 PM
    28 Dec
    AircoachAircoach
    from $11.12
  • Cork
    Dublin
      3:00 PM
      6:00 PM
    28 Dec
    AircoachAircoach
    from $11.12
  • Cork
    Dublin
      11:00 PM
      2:00 AM
    28 Dec
    +1
    AircoachAircoach
    from $11.12
  • Cork
    Dublin
      6:00 PM
      9:45 PM
    4 Jan
    Bus ÉireannBus Éireann
    from $17.45
  • Cork
    Dublin
      6:00 PM
      9:45 PM
    9 Jan
    Bus ÉireannBus Éireann
    from $17.45
  • Cork
    Dublin
      6:00 PM
      9:45 PM
    18 Dec
    Bus ÉireannBus Éireann
    from $17.45
  • Cork
    Dublin
      6:00 PM
      9:45 PM
    15 Dec
    Bus ÉireannBus Éireann
    from $17.45
  • Cork
    Dublin
      6:00 PM
      9:45 PM
    21 Dec
    Bus ÉireannBus Éireann
    from $17.45
  • Cork
    Dublin
      6:00 PM
      9:45 PM
    13 Jan
    Bus ÉireannBus Éireann
    from $17.45
  • Cork
    Dublin
      6:00 PM
      9:45 PM
    14 Dec
    Bus ÉireannBus Éireann
    from $17.45


  Carpooling Cork - Dublin    137 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Cork to Dublin

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Cork
    Dublin
      3:40 PM
      7:00 PM
    28 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $11.12
  • Cork
    Dublin
      10:30 AM
      12:40 PM
    28 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $17.79
  • Cork
    Dublin
      10:30 AM
      12:50 PM
    28 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $17.79
  • Cork
    Dublin
      5:00 PM
      8:10 PM
    28 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $22.24


  Bus Dublin - Cork    137 mi
Ø Bus connections2 x
Savings-55%

The cheapest bus routes from Dublin to Cork

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Dublin
    Cork
      6:00 PM
      9:45 PM
    24 Dec
    Bus ÉireannBus Éireann
    from $17.45
  • Dublin
    Cork
      6:00 PM
      9:45 PM
    14 Jan
    Bus ÉireannBus Éireann
    from $17.45
  • Dublin
    Cork
      6:00 PM
      9:45 PM
    18 Jan
    Bus ÉireannBus Éireann
    from $17.45
  • Dublin
    Cork
      6:00 PM
      9:45 PM
    23 Dec
    Bus ÉireannBus Éireann
    from $17.45
  • Dublin
    Cork
      6:00 PM
      9:45 PM
    22 Dec
    Bus ÉireannBus Éireann
    from $17.45
  • Dublin
    Cork
      6:00 PM
      9:45 PM
    17 Dec
    Bus ÉireannBus Éireann
    from $17.45
  • Dublin
    Cork
      6:00 PM
      9:45 PM
    6 Jan
    Bus ÉireannBus Éireann
    from $17.45
  • Dublin
    Cork
      10:45 PM
      5:55 AM
    28 Dec
    +1
    Marino AutolineeMarino Autolinee
    from $38.92


  Carpooling Dublin - Cork    137 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Dublin to Cork

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Dublin
    Cork
      3:00 PM
      6:10 PM
    28 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $10.01
  • Dublin
    Cork
      9:00 PM
      12:10 AM
    28 Dec
    +1
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $11.12


Current ticket prices

You want to travel without spending too much money? Then you should definitely take the bus. Tickets for a trip from Cork to Dublin are generally inexpensive, especially so if you book in advance. To get even more bang for your buck, you should make sure to compare fares since they are not always the same. Sometimes, you can save some dollars on top simply by taking an earlier bus. What's also good to look at before booking a trip are travel times: opt for the fastest bus to reach your destination in no time at all.

Bus stops in Cork and Dublin

  Stations
Amiens St , Dublin (Ireland)
Bachelors Walk 26-32, Dublin (Ireland)

More on bus features and services

Opting for the bus for a city trip is becoming increasingly popular. It's not only affordable but it's also eco-friendly thanks to its low carbon emissions.

Traveling by bus has also become as convenient as flying or taking the train. In recent years, companies have stepped up their game when it comes to amenities by offering everything from power plugs, USB plugs, to complimentary WiFi. When taking a look at the search results displayed on our page, you can instantly see, which operator offers which comfort features. For instance, power plugs can be found on board the buses of one operator: Bus Éireann.

A generous baggage policy also belongs to the myriad features and amenities offered by today's companies. Your trip from Dublin to Cork can become a lot easier if you do your research before you travel. Take a look at the exact location of the stops in both cities, find out about departure times and book the ideal bus! You can also use CheckMyBus to look for current offers for your Cork – Dublin bus.

Cork and Dublin: Useful Info

Cork
190,384
Dublin
1.02 Million
Taxi
$6.17
$2.60
Cork
Dublin
A cab ride in Cork is 58% more expensive than in Dublin.
Local buses
$2.39
$0.73
Cork
Dublin
A bus fare in Cork is 70% more expensive than in Dublin.
Beer
$5.39
$1.56
Cork
Dublin
A large beer in Cork is 72% more expensive than in Dublin.
Water
$1.67
$0.36
Cork
Dublin
A bottle of water in Cork is 79% more expensive than in Dublin.
Meal
$8.49
$4.93
Cork
Dublin
A meal in Cork is 42% more expensive than in Dublin.
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