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Cork to Galway bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$29.99
Fastest time2h 0m
Trips per day10
bus carriers1
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How to book cheap Cork to Galway bus tickets?

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Cork to Galway is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Cork to Galway were $30.17. By booking 1 days out, tickets are on average $0.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Cork to Galway?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Cork to Galway by bus is at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Irish Citylink from Cork to Galway has the most daily schedules

On average there are 10 bus trips per day. Irish Citylink has the most options for departures from Cork to Galway, with an average of 10 trips per day and 156 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Cork to Galway. Of the 10 trips there are 10 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

1 carriers offer Cork to Galway bus trips

Irish Citylink

Book Irish Citylink from Cork to Galway from $29.99. There are 10 Irish Citylink schedules from Cork to Galway and you can expect on average to pay $30.17 for a Irish Citylink ticket to Galway. In Cork, Irish Citylink departs to Galway from St Patrick's Quay and no other station. In Galway, Irish Citylink arrives at Galway-Mayo Inst of Technology and 1 other station.

An average trip on Irish Citylink from Cork to Galway takes 2 hours and 46 minutes, while the fastest available Irish Citylink trip will get you to Galway in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Irish Citylink offers 11 trips per day and you could expect to pay $30.17 for a weekend getaway trip to Galway.

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Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Cork. Most bus trips to Galway will depart from St Patrick's Quay.
  • St Patrick's Quay
bus trips arrive in Galway at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are travelling with. Galway-Mayo Inst of Technology, Seán Duggan Centre - Coach Station are the main bus stations in Galway for trips arriving from Cork.
  • Galway-Mayo Inst of Technology
  • Seán Duggan Centre - Coach Station