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Train Information between Belfast and Cork

distanceDistance212 miles (342 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Belfast to Cork cover the 212 miles (342 km) long route with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Belfast Central and arrive in Cork City.

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Trains from Belfast to Cork
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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Cork, Ireland if I'm coming from Belfast, United Kingdom by train?

Travel by train between Belfast, United Kingdom and Cork, Ireland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Cork from Belfast restricted?

International entry 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 Belfast?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 required: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 9/19/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Belfast and Cork closer to your date of departure here

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to United Kingdom from Cork, Ireland?

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

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

Entry into United Kingdom 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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 Belfast, United Kingdom?

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

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

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

How many miles is it from Belfast to Cork by train?
The train distance from Belfast to Cork is around 212 miles (342 km).
What station does the train from Belfast to Cork depart from? Which Cork train station do I come into from Belfast?

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Belfast Central   to Cork City.

Where is the Belfast train station located? Where is the Cork train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Belfast Central, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Belfast.

The most popular arrival train station, Cork City, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Cork.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Belfast
Cork
Belfast Central
Amenities