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from Cork to Galway

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$23Irish Citylink
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Travel Information between Cork and Galway

distanceDistance97 miles (157 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus
fastestFastest modeBus • $23 (€19) • 2 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesIrish Citylink

Travel 97 miles (157 km) by bus to Galway from Cork. Irish Citylink is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Cork to Galway.

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FAQs
What are the ways to get from Cork to Galway?

Travel from Cork to Galway by taking a bus.

What is the fastest way to get from Cork to Galway?

The fastest way to travel between Cork and Galway is by bus, which requires on average 2 h 50 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Cork to Galway would I travel?

The distance is approximately 97 miles (157 km) from Cork to Galway.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Cork to Galway?

The average frequency per day from Cork to Galway is:

  • 12 buses a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Cork and in Galway?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Cork to Galway:

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Cork to Galway depart from Cork, St. Patricks Quay to Galway, Coach Station.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Cork to Galway?

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

  • Irish Citylink can take you to Galway by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Irish Citylink from Cork to Galway for $23 (€19).
Is it possible to travel directly from Cork to Galway?

Yes, there is a direct route available from Cork to Galway:

  • You can travel directly by bus with Irish Citylink with 12 direct buses per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Galway as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Cork and Galway.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Cork to Galway ends?
Omio customers who travel from Cork to Galway often also extend their vacation to go to Dublin, London or Belfast. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Galway and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I purchase tickets between Cork and Galway online for the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $23 (€19) one way on average.

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

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