Cork is home to Cork Airport, Ireland’s third international airport, with services to the UK and Europe. Regular rail services serve Kerry, Limerick, Dublin and beyond. There are bus routes to much of the country also.
Cork City Bus Services, and Buses to/from Cork
Bus Éireann provide services to County Cork from Dublin, Waterford, Limerick and other counties. In addition, the Cork City services are operated by Bus Éireann. The bus station is located a short walk from the city centre, on Parnell Place. See our map of Cork City.
For further information on bus services telephone: +353 (0)1 836-6111, or visit www.buseireann.ie
Rail to/from Cork
The Dublin / Cork line serves Co. Cork with stations at Charleville, Mallow, Cork, Fota and Cobh. The Dublin / Tralee line serves Charleville, Mallow, Banteer, Millstreet and Rathmore. Services operate to most of the country from Cork-Kent Station, including to Kerry, Limerick, Waterford, and Wexford. Cork-Kent Station is located just off the top-right of our Cork City map, off Railway Street.
For further information on rail services, telephone: +353 (0)1 836-6222, or visit www.irishrail.ie
Getting to Cork by Sea
The Port of Cork operates seasonal Ferry services to Roscoff. Ferries from Britain (Fishguard and Pembroke) and France (Le Havre and Cherbourg) serve Rosslare all year. All year ferries also serve Dublin Port and Dún Laoghaire from Holyhead. The driving time from Rosslare to Cork City is approximately 3 hours; Dublin is approximately 4 hours from Cork City.
- Route Details and Online Reservations of Ferry Services to the UK and France are available here on IrishTourist.com
Flying to Cork
Cork Airport is located just outside the city, and operates daily flights to and from Britain and some major European cities.
For a complete guide to all Irish Airports, see our Irish Airport Guide.
- Route Details and Online Reservations of Flights to and from Cork and other Irish airports are available here on IrishTourist.com
Driving Distances from Cork City