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Bus Information to Birmingham from Cork

distanceDistance280 miles (452 km)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Cork to Birmingham cover the 280 miles (452 km) long trip with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Cork City and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.

Bus companies

National Express Cork – Birmingham

Travel from Cork to Birmingham on National Express buses with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

National Express

Find cheap tickets for National Express buses between Cork and Birmingham on Omio. Omio can help you find the best bus deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Cork to Birmingham bus schedule from National Express, the latest bus ticket offers available and other travel information for the 280 miles (452 km) journey between Cork and Birmingham, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for buses between Cork and Birmingham in the Omio app, you can check to see if the National Express buses available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the National Express bus schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Birmingham from Cork and then book a cheap bus with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming bus between Cork and Birmingham with National Express!

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Travel Tips

Buses from Cork to Birmingham
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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for buses to Birmingham from Cork?

Travel by bus between Cork, Ireland and Birmingham, United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Birmingham from Cork restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Cork?

Entry Requirements:

  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Birmingham, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

The above information was last checked on 9/22/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus from Cork to Birmingham closer to your date of departure here

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Cork, Ireland from Birmingham, United Kingdom?

Return travel from United Kingdom to Ireland is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Cork from Birmingham?

Entry into Ireland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Ireland from Birmingham?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Cork, Ireland?

The government of Ireland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/19/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Cork from Birmingham.

How far is Birmingham from Cork by bus?
The Cork to Birmingham bus distance is approximately 280 miles (452 km).
When traveling by bus from Cork to Birmingham, which bus station in Cork do I depart from and which bus station in Birmingham do I arrive in?

There are a few bus stations in Cork to start your trip from including Cork, St. Patricks Quay and Cork, Bus Station. In Birmingham you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13) and Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Cork City   and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.

Where is the bus station in Cork to go to Birmingham? Where is the bus station in Birmingham located?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Cork City, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Cork.

The most popular arrival bus station, Birmingham, Coach Station, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Birmingham.

What bus providers go from Cork to Birmingham?
For the trip from Cork to Birmingham you can take a bus with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services to Birmingham from Cork on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cork
Birmingham
Cork, Ireland
Amenities