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Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Galway to Cork from various bus operators like Expressway or Irish Citylink for the next days.
today
from $16
tomorrow
from $40
Wednesday
from $11
Thursday
from $11
Friday
from $11
Saturday
from $11
Sunday
from $17

Cheapest bus trips today

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Expressway
    4h 15m
    11:10 AM
    Galway
    3:25 PM
    Cork
    Expressway
    Economy
    $16
  • Expressway
    4h 20m
    12:05 PM
    Galway
    4:25 PM
    Cork
    Expressway
    Economy
    $16
  • Expressway
    4h 15m
    12:10 PM
    Galway
    4:25 PM
    Cork
    Expressway
    Economy
    $16
  • Irish Citylink
    2h 45m
    10:30 AM
    Galway
    1:15 PM
    Cork
    Irish Citylink
    Economy
    $28
  • Irish Citylink
    3h 5m
    10:30 AM
    Galway
    1:35 PM
    Cork
    Irish Citylink
    Economy
    $28

Cheapest bus trips tomorrow

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Expressway
    6h 50m
    8:05 AM
    Galway
    Coach Station
    2:55 PM
    Cork
    Western Gateway UCC, Stop 240561
    Expressway
    Economy
    $40
  • Expressway
    6h 50m
    12:05 PM
    Galway
    Coach Station
    6:55 PM
    Cork
    Western Gateway UCC, Stop 240561
    Expressway
    Economy
    $40

Cheapest bus trips Wednesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Expressway
    4h 20m
    7:05 AM
    Galway
    11:25 AM
    Cork
    Expressway
    Economy
    $11
  • Expressway
    4h 20m
    9:05 AM
    Galway
    1:25 PM
    Cork
    Expressway
    Economy
    $11
  • Expressway
    4h 20m
    10:05 AM
    Galway
    2:25 PM
    Cork
    Expressway
    Economy
    $11
  • Irish Citylink
    2h 50m
    8:30 AM
    Galway
    11:20 AM
    Cork
    Irish Citylink
    Economy
    $28
  • Irish Citylink
    3h 10m
    8:30 AM
    Galway
    11:40 AM
    Cork
    Irish Citylink
    Economy
    $28

Cheapest bus trips Thursday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Expressway
    4h 15m
    7:10 AM
    Galway
    GMIT
    11:25 AM
    Cork
    Parnell Place Bus Station
    Expressway
    Economy
    $11
  • Expressway
    4h 15m
    9:10 AM
    Galway
    GMIT
    1:25 PM
    Cork
    Parnell Place Bus Station
    Expressway
    Economy
    $11
  • Expressway
    4h 15m
    10:10 AM
    Galway
    GMIT
    2:25 PM
    Cork
    Parnell Place Bus Station
    Expressway
    Economy
    $11
  • Expressway
    4h 15m
    11:10 AM
    Galway
    GMIT
    3:25 PM
    Cork
    Parnell Place Bus Station
    Expressway
    Economy
    $11
  • Expressway
    4h 15m
    8:10 AM
    Galway
    GMIT
    12:25 PM
    Cork
    Parnell Place Bus Station
    Expressway
    Economy
    $16

Cheapest bus trips Friday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Expressway
    4h 20m
    9:05 AM
    Galway
    1:25 PM
    Cork
    Expressway
    Economy
    $11
  • Expressway
    4h 15m
    9:10 AM
    Galway
    1:25 PM
    Cork
    Expressway
    Economy
    $11
  • Expressway
    4h 20m
    10:05 AM
    Galway
    2:25 PM
    Cork
    Expressway
    Economy
    $11
  • Irish Citylink
    2h 50m
    8:30 AM
    Galway
    11:20 AM
    Cork
    Irish Citylink
    Economy
    $28
  • Irish Citylink
    3h 10m
    8:30 AM
    Galway
    11:40 AM
    Cork
    Irish Citylink
    Economy
    $28

Cheapest bus trips Saturday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Expressway
    4h 20m
    7:05 AM
    Galway
    Coach Station
    11:25 AM
    Cork
    Parnell Place Bus Station
    Expressway
    Economy
    $11
  • Expressway
    4h 20m
    9:05 AM
    Galway
    Coach Station
    1:25 PM
    Cork
    Parnell Place Bus Station
    Expressway
    Economy
    $11
  • Expressway
    4h 20m
    10:05 AM
    Galway
    Coach Station
    2:25 PM
    Cork
    Parnell Place Bus Station
    Expressway
    Economy
    $11
  • Irish Citylink
    2h 50m
    8:30 AM
    Galway
    11:20 AM
    Cork
    Irish Citylink
    Economy
    $28
  • Irish Citylink
    3h 10m
    8:30 AM
    Galway
    11:40 AM
    Cork
    Irish Citylink
    Economy
    $28

Cheapest bus trips Sunday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Expressway
    4h 20m
    7:05 AM
    Galway
    11:25 AM
    Cork
    Expressway
    Economy
    $17
  • Expressway
    4h 15m
    7:10 AM
    Galway
    11:25 AM
    Cork
    Expressway
    Economy
    $17
  • Expressway
    4h 10m
    7:15 AM
    Galway
    11:25 AM
    Cork
    Expressway
    Economy
    $17
  • Irish Citylink
    2h 50m
    8:30 AM
    Galway
    11:20 AM
    Cork
    Irish Citylink
    Economy
    $28
  • Irish Citylink
    3h 10m
    8:30 AM
    Galway
    11:40 AM
    Cork
    Irish Citylink
    Economy
    $28

Frequency of bus connections between Galway and Cork

See here how frequent the connections between Galway and Cork are, during different times and days of the week.
Sunday is the busiest day, with more than 170 daily buses from Galway to Cork. Tuesday has instead the fewest connections, with only 2 daily coaches between Galway and Cork.
The busiest time of the day is the Morning, with 286 buses from Galway to Cork, while Evening sees the fewest connections between Galway and Cork, with 33 offers.

Facts about the bus from Galway to Cork

Compare all providers like Expressway and Irish Citylink that travel 75 times every day by bus from Galway to Cork in one click! Book your bus ticket from Galway to Cork starting from $11!

Cheapest Bus $11
Fastest Bus 2h 40m
Earliest Bus 10:05 AM
Latest Bus 7:35 PM
Daily Bus Routes 75 Ø
Distance 97.8 miles
Bus Companies Expressway and Irish Citylink

Cheapest bus connections from Galway to Cork

Every day, 75 buses from 2 bus companies leave Galway for Cork: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 05/27/2024 and for the following days.

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday 05/26
Monday 05/27
$16
Tuesday 05/28
$40
Wednesday 05/29
$11
Thursday 05/30
$11
Friday 05/31
$11
Saturday 06/01
$11
Sunday 06/02
$40
Monday 06/03
$27
Tuesday 06/04
$40
Wednesday 06/05
$30
Thursday 06/06
Friday 06/07
Saturday 06/08
Sunday 06/09
Monday 06/10
Tuesday 06/11
Wednesday 06/12
Thursday 06/13
Friday 06/14
$16
Saturday 06/15
Sunday 06/16
$16
Monday 06/17
Tuesday 06/18
Wednesday 06/19
Thursday 06/20
Friday 06/21
Saturday 06/22

The cheapest time to travel from Galway to Cork

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Galway to Cork, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from $11, Thursday is the cheapest day for a bus from Galway to Cork. Tuesday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from $40.
Morning is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Galway to Cork, with $11. Afternoon is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from $16.

How to save money travelling from Galway to Cork

Travel can be expensive, but it doesn't need to be! Do you want to avoid paying a terrible price for your trip? Then follow these quick steps to save money:

Book the ticket from Galway to Cork in advance! The earlier you book, the cheaper usually the price is. Also, you will be sure to have a place on the bus from Galway to Cork, compared instead if you buy it at the last moment, or directly at the station.

If you can, avoid travelling at peak times. Instead of weekend, try travelling during the week. Travelling in the evening or at night it’s also cheaper, and later buses from Galway to Cork are also emptier.

Beloved bus companies from Galway to Cork

These are the most booked bus companies between Galway to Cork from our users.

All bus stations and stops in Galway and Cork

In the map below, you can see where to find all bus stations in Galway and Cork.

Service and Comfort on the bus from Galway to Cork

Want to know which seat classes are available on the buses from Galway to Cork? Or which bus companies serve the route Galway to Cork? Below you will find answers to your questions.

FAQs about the Galway to Cork bus

How much does a Galway Cork bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $11 and takes 4h 15m to reach Cork. Compare offers to save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Galway to Cork?

This route is offered by 2 companies with a range of ticket prices between $11 and $41. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Cork.

On average, how many connections are available from Galway to Cork each day?

Every day, the Galway to Cork bus route is served by approximately 75 connections. With our search, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

How long does a bus journey from Galway to Cork take?

The fastest bus from Galway to Cork is offered by Irish Citylink and takes 2h 40m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $28. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Galway to Cork?

The earliest bus arriving in Cork from Galway starts at 10:05 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Galway to Cork?

The latest bus trip departing from Galway for Cork starts at 7:35 PM. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. So just use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies operate the Galway Cork route?

When traveling by bus from Galway to Cork, passengers can travel with Expressway and Irish Citylink. With our search, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.

Is there a direct bus between Galway and Cork?

You can check all the direct connections between Galway and Cork by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: Expressway and Irish Citylink.

What can I take with me on the Galway to Cork bus route?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the Galway Cork bus route free of charge. Simply use our search to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Galway Cork bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make traveling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Galway to Cork on your planned travel date.

Available seat classes which are offered on the bus route Galway to Cork

Economy
Economy

The cheapest option available for your ticket, it usually comes with reclinable seats and AC.

More bus routes from Galway and Cork

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from Galway and from Cork. Simply click on the connection of your choice, and you will find all the details about your bus route!

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