Bus Cork to Galway and return

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Are you searching for a bus from Cork to Galway or from Galway to Cork? Then take advantage of our search function to find the ideal option. If you're in a hurry, choose the fastest bus route provided by Bus Éireann, which will get you there in 4h 20m. If you want to get more bang for your buck on your way from Galway to Cork, opt for the cheapest ticket, which starts from $21.33. All you have to do is click the "Find Now" button and enjoy the ride!

Cork to Galway Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$21.33
Fastest Bus4h 20m
Distance97.8 miles
Bus CompaniesBus Éireann
  Bus Cork - Galway    98 mi
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The cheapest bus routes from Cork to Galway

%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
    Galway
      6:25 PM
      10:45 PM
    23 Jul
    Bus ÉireannBus Éireann
    from $21.33
  • Cork
    Galway
      6:25 PM
      10:45 PM
    25 Jul
    Bus ÉireannBus Éireann
    from $21.33
  • Cork
    Galway
      6:25 PM
      10:45 PM
    27 Jul
    Bus ÉireannBus Éireann
    from $21.33
  • Cork
    Galway
      6:25 PM
      10:45 PM
    31 Jul
    Bus ÉireannBus Éireann
    from $21.33
  • Cork
    Galway
      6:25 PM
      10:45 PM
    8 Aug
    Bus ÉireannBus Éireann
    from $21.33
  • Cork
    Galway
      6:25 PM
      10:45 PM
    10 Aug
    Bus ÉireannBus Éireann
    from $21.33
  • Cork
    Galway
      6:25 PM
      10:45 PM
    20 Aug
    Bus ÉireannBus Éireann
    from $21.33


  Carpooling Cork - Galway    98 mi

The cheapest carpooling offers from Cork to Galway

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  • Cork
    Galway
      10:00 AM
      1:00 PM
    5 Aug
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $19.08


  Bus Galway - Cork    98 mi
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The cheapest bus routes from Galway 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
  • Galway
    Cork
      6:05 PM
      10:25 PM
    26 Jul
    Bus ÉireannBus Éireann
    from $21.33
  • Galway
    Cork
      6:05 PM
      10:25 PM
    29 Jul
    Bus ÉireannBus Éireann
    from $21.33
  • Galway
    Cork
      6:05 PM
      10:25 PM
    1 Aug
    Bus ÉireannBus Éireann
    from $21.33
  • Galway
    Cork
      6:05 PM
      10:25 PM
    7 Aug
    Bus ÉireannBus Éireann
    from $21.33
  • Galway
    Cork
      6:05 PM
      10:25 PM
    9 Aug
    Bus ÉireannBus Éireann
    from $21.33
  • Galway
    Cork
      6:05 PM
      10:25 PM
    20 Aug
    Bus ÉireannBus Éireann
    from $21.33
  • Galway
    Cork
      9:05 AM
      1:25 PM
    5 Aug
    Bus ÉireannBus Éireann
    from $21.33


Current ticket prices

Ticket prices for the bus route Cork - Galway are currently starting from $21.33. If you book last-minute, however, the trip might set you back $21.33. This is why we recommend checking different departure times (if you're flexible timewise, that is). Sometimes you can save a few more dollars by simply taking a later bus. Also take a look at travel times: while Bus Éireann only needs 4h 20m for the whole journey, you might have to spend more hours on the highway when opting for other companies.

Bus stops in Cork and Galway

  Stations
Station Rd , Galway (Ireland)

More on bus features and services

Opting for the bus for a city trip is becoming increasingly popular. It's not only inexpensive 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, carriers have stepped up their game when it comes to amenities by offering everything from power outlets, USB plugs, to complimentary WiFi. When taking a look at the search results shown on our page, you can immediately see all features offered by all carriers. For instance, complimentary WiFi can be found on board most buses operated by Bus Éireann. That way you'll be able to plan your next trip online while on the road.

A generous luggage policy also belongs to the myriad features and amenities offered by today's carriers. Your trip from Galway to Cork can become a lot easier if you do your research before you embark on your journey. Most carriers offering buses from Cork to Galway, allow you to take a regular-size baggage in addition to carry-on baggage. Additional luggage or oversized luggage can usually be booked for an extra fee.

Take a look at the exact location of the stations in both cities, find out about departure times and book the ideal bus! You can also use CheckMyBus to look for current reduced rates for your Cork – Galway bus. The choice is yours - travel smart!

Cork and Galway: Useful Info

Cork
190,384
Galway
70,686
Taxi
$6.23
$5.50
Cork
Galway
A cab ride in Cork is 12% more expensive than in Galway.
Local buses
$2.41
$2.36
Cork
Galway
A bus fare in Cork is 3% more expensive than in Galway.
Beer
$5.44
$5.27
Cork
Galway
A large beer in Cork is 4% more expensive than in Galway.
Water
$1.68
$1.09
Cork
Galway
A bottle of water in Cork is 36% more expensive than in Galway.
Meal
$8.56
$10.46
Cork
Galway
A meal in Cork is 19% cheaper than in Galway.
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