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Galway to Cork bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price€19.87
Shortest Duration3h 0m
Trips per day9
bus carriers1
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How to book cheap Galway to Cork bus tickets?

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Galway to Cork is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Galway to Cork were €19.91. 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 Galway to Cork?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Galway to Cork by bus is at 14:00 on Sunday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 13:00 on Saturday 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 Galway to Cork has the most daily schedules

On average there are 9 bus trips per day. Irish Citylink has the most options for departures from Galway to Cork, with an average of 9 trips per day and 148 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Galway to Cork. Of the 9 trips there are 9 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

1 carriers offer Galway to Cork bus trips

Irish Citylink

Book Irish Citylink from Galway to Cork from €19.87. There are 9 Irish Citylink schedules from Galway to Cork and you can expect on average to pay €19.98 for a Irish Citylink ticket to Cork. In Galway, Irish Citylink departs to Cork from Galway-Mayo Inst of Technology and 1 other station. In Cork, Irish Citylink arrives at St Patrick's Quay and no other station.

An average trip on Irish Citylink from Galway to Cork takes 2 hours and 48 minutes,

On weekends, Irish Citylink offers 10 trips per day and you could expect to pay €19.98 for a weekend getaway trip to Cork.

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Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from Galway. Most bus trips to Cork will depart from Seán Duggan Centre - Coach Station, Galway-Mayo Inst of Technology.
  • Seán Duggan Centre - Coach Station
  • Galway-Mayo Inst of Technology
bus trips arrive in Cork at 1 stations, depending on which bus line you are travelling with. St Patrick's Quay are the main bus stations in Cork for trips arriving from Galway.
  • St Patrick's Quay