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Unread 20-05-2010, 19:32   #1
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A walk-up single ticket from Aberdeen to Cork costs 48.50, less than a walk-up single from Heuston to Cork (66). Routing is via Holyhead-Dublin Irish Ferries, and the journey can be completed same-day. Crazy, eh?
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Unread 24-05-2010, 09:46   #2
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What is the cost of a walk up single to Aberdeen from Cork? Could this be used to get cheaper single fares?
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Unread 24-05-2010, 11:18   #3
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I'll try asking in Kent station when I'm there next weekend. My prediction is "wha?"
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Unread 24-05-2010, 11:21   #4
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Oh, and if you want cheaper single fares within Ireland, online booking is probably going to remain cheaper
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Unread 24-05-2010, 12:35   #5
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To be honest, I've only ever bought a walk up single for a journey as long as Cork-Dublin once in my life. That was earlier this year when Cork Airport got closed by snow and I had to get up to Dublin for an alternate flight. Otherwise whenever I'd needed a single and been prepared, I used either an online ticket or a credit union ticket.
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The trick is to go via Holyhead, via Stranraer is 70.
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Unread 24-05-2010, 23:39   #7
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Cork to the Dublin ferryports should be a 20 add-on to a rail and sail price. So Aberdeen would be 20+40 = 60. If you only went to Bangor (in Wales) it would be 20+35 = 55.
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Unread 25-05-2010, 20:23   #8
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It's the same here:

London - Holyhead - Dublin is 31.50 single, irrespective of time of travel.
London - Holyhead, on an anytime single is 127.00.
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Travelling short is allowed in the UK, though.
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