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Cheap buses leaving today

One passenger / one way

10:25AM
4h10m
2:35PM
Cork - Cork Bus Station Clontarf
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Galway - GMIT
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11:25AM
4h10m
3:35PM
Cork - Cork Bus Station Clontarf
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Galway - GMIT
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10:25AM
4h10m
2:35PM
Cork - Cork Bus Station Clontarf
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Galway - GMIT
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11:25AM
4h10m
3:35PM
Cork - Cork Bus Station Clontarf
Galway - GMIT
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4h10m
4:35PM
Cork - Cork Bus Station Clontarf
Galway - GMIT
Bus Cork to Galway: Trip Overview

Bus Cork to Galway: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$31
Average bus trip duration4h 10m
Number of daily buses79
Earliest bus departure7:25 AM
Distance102 miles (163 km)
Latest bus departure8:15 PM

Cork to Galway Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Departures79
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures7:25AM - 8:15PM
Minimum Price$17
Average Ticket Price$31
Minimum Trip Duration2h45m
Average Bus Trip Duration4h10m
Distance102 miles (163 km)
Bus Companies on This RouteCitylink
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Cork - Galway

Taking the bus is the best way to travel to Galway without a car. The bus provides a cost-effective, safe, and easy way to travel between the two cities. You also have the option of using carpooling services.

On average, the trip from Cork to Galway takes around 4h 10m, but you can get there in as little as 2h 45m with the quickest bus. This is the time it takes to travel the 98 miles (158 km) that separate the two cities.

The distance separating Cork and Galway is 98 miles (158 km).

About 79 buses travel this route daily, provided by Citylink. Depending on the day of the week, the number of buses available from Cork to Galway may vary. Busbud can make your trip from Cork to Galway a breeze! Simply check the schedules and pick the bus that matches your style and budget. It's that easy!

The bus service operates between 7:25 AM and 8:15 PM.

The majority of buses traveling from Cork to Galway start their journey at Cork Airport and wind up at Eireann Station. These are the most popular pick-up and drop-off locations on this route, but you can also find other options that could better fit your plans.

If you want the cheapest way to travel this route, go for the bus. $19 is the starting point for the cost-effective bus ride to Galway from Cork.

You can expect to pay around $31 for a bus ticket. In the past 30 days, prices have fluctuated between $19 and $54, so it's best to compare them to make sure you get the best deal.

Yes, a day trip from Cork to Galway is definitely doable. The round-trip travel time is around 5h 30m. So you'll have enough time to visit Galway before returning to Cork in the evening.

Once in Galway, you can start exploring the city and discover its surroundings. The top sights and things to do are Cnoc Suain Conamara, Céide Fields, Menlo Castle, Aughnanure Castle and Brigit’s Garden.

Find cheapest prices for buses

Find cheapest prices for buses

Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

Best price found
04/12
$17
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$17
04/15
$17
04/16
$17
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04/18
$17
04/19
$17
The cheapest trip from Cork to Galway was searched and found on Apr 16, 2024 with a price of $17

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from Cork to Galway, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from $17 to $43 for a bus ticket from Cork to Galway based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $17 which is on 2024-04-16.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

Make friends with the driver. They usually know a lot about your destination and may even recommend which side of the bus to sit on to get the best views on the road between Cork and Galway!

Much more than a mere vehicle taking you from Cork to Galway, riding the bus will expose you to some of the most stunning panoramas while enroute to your final bus stop.

Buses are energy-efficient. Carrying a passenger over 100 kms by coach only takes 0.6-0.9 liters of gas. Compare that to the 2.6 liters required by high-speed train, 6.6 liters by airplane and 7.6 liters by gas-powered car, and it's clear that the bus is a more environmentally-conscious option for your bus transportation from Cork to Galway.

Make a music playlist for your bus ride from Cork to Galway, and enjoy the scenery to tunes from your own personal soundtrack.

Did you know?

It takes 27 hours to go by bus from Lima to Cusco, one of the craziest bus trips on the world. This route is used daily by locals and backpackers.

The average number of passengers on a coach bus is 32 meaning that a bus could replace a minimum of at least 30 cars!

The word 'bus' is an abbreviation of 'omnibus" which means 'for all' in Latin as buses were meant to be transportation for everybody.

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