Official tourism website for Cork, Ireland

Getting to Cork

There are many ways to get to Cork including by air, sea, road, and rail.

By Air

By Air

Our airport is located just 10 minutes from Cork City centre. Bus and taxi services are available just outside the arrivals area.

Cork Airport offers direct flights from almost 50 destinations around Europe and a direct transatlantic flight to North America.

For a full list of inbound flights visit Cork Airport's website 

 

By Sea

By Sea

Located just 15km from Cork City centre, our ferry terminal offers easy access to and from mainland Europe. Brittany Ferries operate daily services between Cork-Roscoff (France) and Cork-Santander in (Spain).

Cork is also accessible via ferry from Rosslare and Dublin. Both ports offer daily services between Ireland-UK and are just a 3-hour drive away via car/bus. Operators at these ports include Irish Ferries, Stenaline and P&O Ferries.

By Car

By Car

Cork is linked to Dublin via the M8 motorway and takes just over 2.5 hours. Car hire is available from depots in Cork City and all major airports.

Cork has an abundance of affordable on-street parking throughout the county. In Cork City, there are also numerous multi-story car parks with thousands of spaces available.

 

By Train

By Train

Cork's Kent Station offers easy access to the national rail network and is just a 10-minute walk from the City Centre.

From Kent Station you can also access local towns such as Cobh, Mallow, and Charleville. For more information visit the Irish Rail website.

By Bus

By Bus

Cork has a superb (and affordable) bus network connecting the County with Dublin, Limerick, Galway and many more destinations. Buses usually operate from 6am until midnight.

Bus Éireann - the national public bus service depart from Parnell Place Station while private operators (Go Bus, Air Coach & City Link) depart from St. Patrick’s Quay.

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