Expressway - Get to the airport

Travel from Dublin Airport to Cork with Expressway Route X8

Dublin Airport



Service Number
Dublin Airport (Atrium Rd Zone 14 Stop 13) DEP. 07.30 09.30 11.30 13.30 15.30 17.30
Dublin (Busáras) 08.00 P 10.00 P 12.00 P 14.00 P 16.00 P 18.00 P
Dublin (Opp Heuston Station) 08.12 P 10.12 P 12.12 P 14.12 P 16.12 P 18.12 P
Newlands Cross (Southbound) 08.30 P 10.30 P 12.30 P 14.30 P 16.30 P 18.30 P
Cashel (Main Street − The Bakehouse) 10.05 12.05 14.05 16.05 18.05 20.05
Cahir (Castle Street Tourist Office) 10.25 12.25 14.25 16.25 18.25 20.25
Mitchelstown (AIB Bank − Main Street) 10.50 12.50 14.50 16.50 18.50 20.50
Fermoy (Bella Cafe − McCurtain Street) 11.10 13.10 15.10 17.10 19.10 21.10
Cork (Bus Station - Parnell Place)ARR. 11.45 13.45 15.45 17.45 19.45 21.45
Service Number
Cork (Bus Station - Parnell Place) DEP. 08.00 10.00 12.00 14.00 16.00 18.00
Fermoy (McCurtain St − JCT Abbey Street) 08.35 10.35 12.35 14.35 16.35 18.35
Mitchelstown (The Square) 08.55 10.55 12.55 14.55 16.55 18.55
Cahir (Castle St − The Gatehouse) 09.20 11.20 13.20 15.20 17.20 19.20
Cashel (Main Street − JCT Friar Street) 09.40 11.40 13.40 15.40 17.40 19.40
Newlands Cross (Northbound) ARR. 11.15 D 13.15 D 15.15 D 17.15 D 19.15 D 21.15 D
Dublin (Heuston Station) ARR. 11.33 D 13.33 D 15.33 D 17.33 D 19.33 D 21.33 D
Dublin (Eden Quay) ARR. 11.42 D 13.42 D 15.42 D 17.42 D 19.42 D 21.42 D
Dublin (Busáras) ARR. 11.45 D 13.45 D 15.45 D 17.45 D 19.45 D 21.45 D
Dublin Airport (Terminal 2 - Departures Rd) ARR. 12.10 14.10 16.10 18.10 20.10 22.10


P = Pick-up stop only.

D = Drop-off stop only.

Please Note:

No services on Christmas Day. Enquire about St.Stephen's Day services.

Normal service will operate on other Public Holidays. We advice passengers travelling to Dublin Airport to allow ample time for check-in.

From Dublin to Cork

  • Dublin Airport (Atrium Rd Zone 10 Stop 2) Dur: 4h 15m
  • Dublin (Busáras)
  • Heuston Station
  • Newlands Cross
  • Cashel (Main Street − Bakehouse)
  • Cahir (Castle St − Tourist Office)
  • Mitchelstown (AIB Bank − Main St)
  • Fermoy (McCurtain St − Bella Cafe)
  • Cork (Bus Station − Parnell Place)

    From Cork to Dublin

  • Cork (Bus Station − Parnell Place) Dur: 4h 10m
  • Fermoy (McCurtain St − Boardwalk Shoes)
  • Mitchelstown (The Square)
  • Cahir (Castle St − The Gatehouse)
  • Cashel (Main Street − Internet Cafe)
  • Newlands Cross
  • Heuston Station
  • Eden Quay arr.
  • Dublin (Busáras)
  • Dublin Airport (Atrium Rd Zone 10 Stop 2)

    Cork visitor attractions

    Easily accessible from Dublin Airport, Cork is a truly international city, boasting major sports and music facilities, bars, restaurants and hotels. For visitors looking to explore both the south and the west of Ireland, Cork is the perfect base from which to do it - with the city itself providing numerous transport links to other areas of the county, such as Kinsale, Clonakilty and Skibbereen.

    Cork City

    Cork City

    As Ireland’s third largest city (after Dublin and Belfast), Cork is a busy, friendly city with plenty to do. For a pleasant shopping experience, walk the lengths of Patrick Street, Oliver Plunkett street, Grand Parade and North Main Street.

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    English Market

    English Market

    Situated in the heart of Cork City, the English Market is a roofed food market and has been trading since 1788. Today, you can find everything from fruit, vegetables, spices, chocolates and cakes to novelty shops, clothing, gifts and collectables.

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    Skellig Islands

    Skellig Islands

    The magnificent Skellig Islands lie 12 km off the coast of Portmagee in South West Kerry. Skellig Michael towers rise 218 metres above sea level and features a remarkably well preserved sixth century monastic settlement. Though modern audiences will recognize the dramatic scenery from its appearance in Star Wars film Episode VII "The Force Awakens". The Skelligs features prominently at the end of the movie where the audience is reintroduced to Star Wars' original hero Luke Skywalker.

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    Blarney Castle

    Blarney Castle

    Built nearly six hundred years ago, millions have flocked to Blarney making it a world landmark and one of Ireland's greatest treasures. Now that might have something to do with the Blarney Stone, the legendary Stone of Eloquence. Kiss it, and you'll never again be lost for words.


    Other Cork Attractions

    The famed Wild Atlantic Way is a trail along the west coast, and on parts of the north and south coasts, of the Republic of Ireland. The 2,500 km driving route passes through nine countries and three provinces, stretching from County Donegal's Inishowen Peninsula in Ulster to Kinsale, County Cork, in Munster, on the Celtic Sea coast. It features amazing views of cliffs, rock formations and greenery with an awe-inspiring backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean.

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