How to travel from Cork to Birmingham

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Travel Information from Cork to Birmingham

distanceDistance280 miles (452 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $17
fastestFastest modeFlight • $17 (€15) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair

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

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FAQs

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

Can travelers from Ireland enter United Kingdom?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Birmingham from Cork?

Conditions of entry into United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Birmingham, United Kingdom?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 8/8/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Birmingham from Cork.

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

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering Ireland:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

The above information about your return travel to Cork, Ireland was last verified on 8/3/22. 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 Cork from Birmingham.

There are 4 travel options from Cork to Birmingham: bus, flight, ferry or train.

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

This is compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

Taking a bus is usually $15 (€13) less than taking a flight to Birmingham, which costs on average $17 (€15) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is usually $2 (€2) less than taking a train to Birmingham, which costs on average $4 (€4) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Birmingham from Cork is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Birmingham can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Birmingham by bus can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

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

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

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

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

  • Travel with Ryanair for flights to Birmingham. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Ryanair Cork to Birmingham tickets on Omio for $17 (€15).
Looking to extend your trip from Cork to Birmingham? Many Omio customers who go from Cork to Birmingham usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you're looking to explore London, Manchester or Glasgow from Birmingham, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $2 (€2) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $17 (€15) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $4 (€4) one way on average.

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

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