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Confusing Schedule Board, But Convenient Buses

If you're going from Cork to Killarney, this is the absolute best option. Trains take twice as... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Philadelphia, PA
You can bring your own sandwiches and not be hassled by alcoholics

Unlike some other bus stations (*ahem Tralee Killarney ahem*) you can feel reasonably safe... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Dingle, Ireland
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18 Jun 2018
“Confusing Schedule Board, But Convenient Buses”
13 Oct 2018
“Safe place to catch the bus to outlining towns around Cork”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Cork Bus Station Parnell Place, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

This bus station is a is a fairly safe down town bus station. The ATM seems to be safe to be used because it is Video Monitored. We hope to use this site to book more than the trip to Kinsale.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Bus station itself is generally a mess, but the toilets are the worst I’ve ever experienced. They haven’t seen a scrubbing in 20 years by the looks of things. It was so bad, I didn’t even want to lift the toilet sit with my shoe....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 July 2018

Unlike some other bus stations (*ahem Tralee Killarney ahem*) you can feel reasonably safe. Obviously you get the usual "interesting" people that you find on public transport but no winos or chain smokers leaning into you. And no heroin users hassling you like the Luas...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Disgraceful service yet again. Bus said going to liosbourne. But it stopped in Carrigaline village and went to Crosshaven. Too hot to walk up the hill so have had to pay €5 for a taxi to get home. Driver did not advise of route change....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

If you're going from Cork to Killarney, this is the absolute best option. Trains take twice as long and involve a change somewhere. The only issue I had was trying to figure out which bus was mine. I think the destinations were all labeled in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We used the bus station and service throughout our three day city break. The service is brilliant and by affordable allowing you to get to just about anywhere within a reasonable distance. We used them to get us to Blarney Castle, railway station and to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

We really enjoyed the GoBe bus from Dublin to Cork - the bus was nice (has a bathroom) and the 3 hour long ride passed quickly with free wifi. The driver was extremely helpful when we had an emergency - left our passports in Cork....More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank KatieBusch2
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Bus drivers friendly enough but please note information centre definitely closed on Saturday and probably Sunday also.Hope this is of help.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank TUBMAN_10
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

This bus station needs a makeover ASAP. It's cold and dirty inside and the toilets are horrendous. Any tourists that are travelling true this bus station please be careful of the dodgy characters that like to hang around here.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank GiovanniCork
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Well it's cold outside and a bit warmer inside. Some nice bits of 1950s ceramics which go unappreciated.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Valerie O
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With the bus station to your back and the river lee in front of you . Jury's hotel is to your right 200 meters about a 1 minute walk.