How to travel from Cork to Edinburgh

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Travel Information between Cork and Edinburgh

distanceDistance352 miles (567 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $182 (€163) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 352 miles (567 km) to Edinburgh from Cork. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Ryanair among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cork to Edinburgh.

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FAQs

Travel between Cork, Ireland and Edinburgh, 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 Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh, 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 6/29/22. 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 from Cork to Edinburgh.

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 6/25/22. 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 Edinburgh.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Cork and Edinburgh. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Cork to Edinburgh is by taking a ferry with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

Taking a ferry is about $2 (€2) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $2 (€2) for this route.

Taking a ferry is about $182 (€163) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $182 (€163) for this trip.

Taking a ferry is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a train to Edinburgh, which costs on average $1 (€1) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Cork to Edinburgh is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

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

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

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

In comparison, getting to Edinburgh by train can take on average 0 h 0 min.

The Cork to Edinburgh distance is around 352 miles (567 km).

The average frequency per day from Cork to Edinburgh is:

  • 6 flights a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Cork to Edinburgh as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Cork, St. Patricks Quay and tend to arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Flights mostly leave from Cork Airport and tend to arrive in Edinburgh Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Cork at Cork City and arrive in Edinburgh at Edinburgh Waverley.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Cork to Edinburgh:

  • You can go to Edinburgh from Cork by plane with Ryanair. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $182 (€163) with Ryanair from Cork to Edinburgh on Omio.
Many of our customers traveling from Cork to Edinburgh don't make Edinburgh their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Edinburgh are London, Glasgow or Manchester, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Edinburgh to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $2 (€2) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $182 (€163) one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets cost $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $1 (€1) one way on average.

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

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