How to travel from Birmingham to Cork

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Travel Information from Birmingham to Cork

distanceDistance280 miles (452 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $59
fastestFastest modeFlight • $59 (€55) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 280 miles (452 km) between Birmingham and Cork. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Ryanair among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Cork.

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FAQs

International travel from Birmingham, United Kingdom to Cork, Ireland is: Fully open.

Can I enter Ireland if coming from United Kingdom?

Entry into Ireland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Cork if traveling from Birmingham?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Cork, Ireland due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Ireland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 8/3/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Birmingham and Cork.

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Ireland?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into United Kingdom from Ireland?

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to Birmingham, United Kingdom was last verified on 8/8/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Birmingham from Cork.

You can travel to Cork from Birmingham 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Cork from Birmingham is by taking a train with an average price of $2 (€2).

This is compared to other travel options to Cork:

Taking a train is usually $5 (€5) less than taking a bus to Cork, which costs on average $8 (€7) for the same trip.

Taking a train is usually $57 (€53) less than taking a flight to Cork, which costs on average $59 (€55) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Birmingham to Cork is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Cork that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

You should expect to travel around 280 miles (452 km) between Birmingham and Cork.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Birmingham to Cork:

  • Buses from Birmingham to Cork most often leave from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Cork, MacCurtain Street (Hillbillys).
  • Flights from Birmingham to Cork most often leave from Birmingham International Airport and arrive in Cork Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Birmingham New Street and tend to arrive in Cork City.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Birmingham to Cork, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Ryanair to go to Cork by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Ryanair Birmingham to Cork tickets on Omio for $59 (€55).
Looking to extend your trip from Birmingham to Cork? Many Omio customers who go from Birmingham to Cork usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Dublin, London or Belfast. If you're looking to explore Dublin, London or Belfast from Cork, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Birmingham to Cork, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $8 (€7) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $59 (€55) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $2 (€2) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Birmingham to Cork online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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