Official tourism website for Cork, Ireland

Bus Éireann are the public bus operator in Ireland and provide direct connections to most other cities and to all towns in Cork county as well as Cork airport and ferry terminal in Ringaskiddy. The main bus station in Cork city is located on Parnell Place right by the river. Click here to visit their website




Use our 'Whens Me Bus?' finder to see when the next bus is coming or look up the entire timetable to plan ahead:

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A number of private operators run buses to Galway (Citylink) and Dublin/Dublin Airport (Aircoach). These buses depart from St. Patrick's Quay on the other side of the river to the bus station.


AIRCOACH - Dublin Airport/Dublin/Cork


Aircoach dept St. Patrick's Quay for Dublin - 4hrs, €15 one-way / €22 ret.

(via Fermoy, Mitchelstown, Cashel, Durrow, Abbeyleix, Portlaois, Monasterevin & Kildare) eat

07:00, 09:00, 11:00, 13:00, 15:00, 17:00, 19:00

Deptarts Dublin at same times as above or 45mins earlier from Dublin Airport.


CITYLINK - Cork Airport/Cork/Galway


17e one way. 27e return (discounts if booked online at

Goes via GMIT, Oranmore, Kilcolgan, Gort, Crusheen, Limerick, Charleville, Ballyhea, Buttevant, Mallow)

Dept Galway for Cork

08:30, 10:30, 12:30, 14:30, 16:30, 18:30

Dept Parnell Place, Cork for Galway (or 30 mins earlier from Cork Airport)

09:00, 11:00, 12:00, 14:00, 16:00, 18:00

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