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Trip Manchester Cork

Plan your trip by plane, train, bus from Manchester to Cork

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How to get from Manchester to Cork?

We are suggesting 7 routes by plane, train, bus to plan your trip Manchester Cork. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Manchester Cork

For your trip from Manchester (England, United Kingdom) to Cork (Ireland) with a distance of 284 mi you will be able to take 3 modes of transport, eventually by combining bus, train and/or plane, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
No flight allows you to fly directly to Cork from Manchester. You can take the flight Manchester-Waterford and complete the other part of your journey traveling by bus.
Leave Manchester and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Manchester International MAN airport, 9.3 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Waterford (Waterford airport, IATA code: WAT) operated by Aer Arann or FlyBE.
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Manchester Cork only by bus, there are other means of transport (plane) that will complete the journey Waterford-Cork.
You will board a coach of Bus Eireann in Waterford. The bus will drop you off at Cork (Bus Station - Parnell Place) bus station (1.2 mi from Cork, Ireland). Please make sure to show up on time at WIT (Opp Main Entrance) bus station (1.4 mi from Waterford) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Cork.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Manchester to Cork without changing trains. You can take the train Dublin-Cork and travel by plane to get to your final destination.
Trains InterCity of Iarnród Éireann to Cork leave from Dublin Heuston railway station in Dublin. Arrival in Cork will take place at Cork Kent station (1.7 mi from the city centre).

Which carriers to travel between Manchester and Cork?

Airlines
Aer Lingus carries out a flight from Manchester International MAN airport situated 9.3 mi away from the city centre of Manchester to Dublin (arrival at Dublin DUB airport)
Aer Arann flies on the route from Manchester International MAN airport (located 9.3 mi from Manchester, United Kingdom) to Waterford (serving Waterford WAT airport)
FlyBE schedules the flight from Manchester International MAN airport situated 9.3 mi away from the city centre of Manchester to Waterford (arrival at Waterford WAT airport)
Ryanair ensures the flight route from Manchester International MAN airport (located 9.3 mi from Manchester, United Kingdom) to Dublin (serving Dublin DUB airport)
Bus companies
The bus company AirCoach operates the intercity service from the bus station of Dublin Airport in Dublin and to the one of St. Patricks Quay ( Ireland)
Bus Eireann is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Waterford (serving WIT (Opp Main Entrance) bus station at 1.4 mi from centre) and the city of Cork where the coach will drop you off at Cork (Bus Station - Parnell Place) station situated at about 1.2 mi from Cork city centre.
The coach company GoBus carries out the route from the bus station of Dublin Airport in Dublin and to the one of Cork (Bus Station - Parnell Place) ( Ireland)
Railway companies
Iarnród Éireann provides a rail connection Dublin-Cork with the train InterCity from Dublin Heuston railway station (1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Cork Kent at arrival (1.7 mi from centre)

Stop cities from Manchester or cities to visit near Cork

When travelling from Cork to Manchester by bus, train, plane, you might have to change at Waterford located at 64 mi from Cork, Dublin 137 mi away from Cork (Ireland). If you have some time on your way to Cork or back to Manchester, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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