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Cork to Galway bus

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Journey Information

There are 32 intercity buses per day from Cork to Galway. Traveling by bus from Cork to Galway usually takes around 3 hours and 8 minutes, but the fastest Irish Citylink bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance98 mi (158 km)
Shortest duration2h 45m
Cheapest price€25.14
Trips per day32
Most frequent serviceIrish Citylink
Bus lines1

What bus companies travel from Cork to Galway?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Cork to Galway. Irish Citylink connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Irish Citylink323h 9m€25.26
  • Book Irish Citylink from Cork to Galway from €25. There are 32 trips per day offered by Irish Citylink from Cork to Galway and you can expect on average to pay for a Irish Citylink ticket to Galway. In Cork, Irish Citylink departs to Galway from Cork Coburg St and one other station. In Galway, Irish Citylink arrives at GMIT Public Bus Stop and one other station.

    An average trip on Irish Citylink from Cork to Galway takes 3 hours and 9 minutes , while the fastest available Irish Citylink trip will get you to Galway in 2 hours and 45 minutes .

    On weekends, Irish Citylink offers 32 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Galway.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 8 minutes to cover the 158 kilometers from Cork to Galway. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 45 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Galway, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

The first bus leaves at 07:00 and the last bus leaves at 20:00. To see the times for all buses from Cork to Galway, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 32 scheduled buses that travel from Cork to Galway every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Cork to Galway without transferring.

City Information

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Cork?

Main departure station: Cork Airport

Cork has two bus stations with service to Galway.

All bus stations in Cork:

  • Cork Airport

  • Cork Coburg St

Where does the bus arrive in Galway?

Main arrival station: New Coach Station

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Galway.

Bus stations in Galway:

  • New Coach Station

  • GMIT Public Bus Stop

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