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Journey Information

Cork to Galway bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$21.64
Shortest Duration2h 45m
Trips per day9
Bus lines1
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Cork-Galway Bus Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Cork to Galway?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $21.74 was the low point for bus fares from Cork to Galway. Buses from Galway to Cork are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $21.74 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 2 hours and 47 minutes to cover the 98 miles (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.

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 Galway 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 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 7:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Cork to Galway, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 9 scheduled buses that travel from Cork to Galway every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 9 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 Galway?

There is one bus company that operates from Cork to Galway. 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 Citylink92h 48m$21.79

Where does the bus leave from in Cork?

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

  • St Patrick's Quay

Where does the bus arrive in Galway?

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

  • Galway-Mayo Inst of Technology
  • Seán Duggan Centre - Coach Station

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