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Cork to Galway bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price€20.14
Shortest Duration2h 45m
Trips per day9
bus carriers1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Cork to Galway cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Cork to Galway were €20.74.

The best way to find cheap coach tickets from Cork to Galway is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the bus ride from Cork to Galway?

The distance between Cork and Galway is approximately 97.95 miles, or 157.59 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 2 hours and 47 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 45 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

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 on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Sunday 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.

What bus companies travel from Cork to Galway?

On average there are 9 bus trips per day. Irish Citylink has the most options for departures from Cork to Galway, with an average of 9 trips per day and 81 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Cork to Galway. Of the 9 trips there are 9 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 €20.14. There are 9 Irish Citylink schedules from Cork to Galway and you can expect on average to pay €20.74 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 48 minutes, while the fastest available Irish Citylink trip will get you to Galway in 2 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, Irish Citylink offers 9 trips per day and you could expect to pay €20.74 for a weekend getaway trip to Galway.

Avg. Time
2h 48m
Avg. Price
Buses to Galway depart from one main station in Cork:
  • St Patrick's Quay
Buses arrive in Galway at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Galway for trips arriving from Cork:
  • Galway-Mayo Inst of Technology
  • Seán Duggan Centre - Coach Station

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