How to travel from Edinburgh to Cork

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Travel Information to Cork from Edinburgh

distanceDistance352 miles (567 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$4 - $96
fastestFastest modeFlight • $11 (€10) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair

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

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FAQs

Travel from Edinburgh, United Kingdom to Cork, Ireland is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Cork from Edinburgh restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Cork, Ireland from Edinburgh?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Cork, Ireland?

The government of Ireland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 8/3/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Edinburgh to Cork closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Edinburgh, 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 Edinburgh, 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 Edinburgh from Cork.

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

The cheapest way to travel to Cork from Edinburgh is by taking a bus with an average price of $4 (€4).

This is compared to other travel options to Cork:

A bus is generally $7 (€6) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $11 (€10) from Edinburgh to Cork.

A bus is $92 (€85) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Edinburgh to Cork costing on average $96 (€89).

The quickest way to travel to Cork from Edinburgh is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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

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

You should expect to travel around 352 miles (567 km) between Edinburgh and Cork.

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

  • Buses most often depart from Edinburgh at Edinburgh, Elder Street and arrive in Cork at Cork, MacCurtain Street (Hillbillys).
  • Flights mostly leave from Edinburgh Airport and tend to arrive in Cork Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Edinburgh Waverley and tend to arrive in Cork City.

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

  • Ryanair can take you to Cork by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Ryanair from Edinburgh to Cork for $11 (€10).
Looking to extend your trip from Edinburgh to Cork? Many Omio customers who go from Edinburgh 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.

Before traveling from Edinburgh to Cork, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $4 (€4) one way for this route.
  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $11 (€10) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $96 (€89) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Edinburgh to Cork tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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