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Journey Information

Cork to Limerick bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price€16.63
Shortest Duration1h 20m
Trips per day10
Bus lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Cork to Limerick?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, €16.71 was the low point for bus fares from Cork to Limerick. Buses from Limerick to Cork are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than €16.71 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 1 hour 25 minutes to cover the 86 kilometers (54 miles) from Cork to Limerick. However, the fastest bus only takes 1 hour 20 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short trip.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Cork to Limerick for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Cork?

The first bus leaves at 08:00 and the last bus leaves at 19:00. To see the times for all buses from Cork to Limerick, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 10 scheduled buses that travel from Cork to Limerick every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 10 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

What bus companies travel from Cork to Limerick?

There is one bus company that operates from Cork to Limerick. Irish Citylink is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Irish Citylink101h 25m€16.74

Where does the bus leave from in Cork?

Cork, Cork has two bus stations with service to Limerick, Limerick:

  • St Patrick's Quay

Where does the bus arrive in Limerick?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Limerick, Limerick:

  • Dooradoyle Bus Stop, Raheen
  • 104 Henry St - Hibernian Insurance

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