TRAVEL TO CORK
A well connected international airport
Regular bus and rail service to Dublin
International ferry connections
Via Cork Airport
Cork Airport is located approximately 10 minutes from Cork city centre by taxi and 20 minutes by bus connection. The airport has daily flights to London Heathrow (3 flights), London Stansted (4 flights) Amsterdam Schipol (2 flights) and Paris CDG.
There are approximately 50 cities with direct connection to Cork airport, for details please visit: www.corkairport.com.
Once you arrive in Cork airport you can take the 226 or 226A Bus to Cork City Centre or catch a taxi outside the arrivals terminal.
Via Dublin Airport
This is the largest airport in Ireland with many direct connections to major cities. A total of 34 airlines operate from the airport serving 180 direct destinations. The airport has over 150 flights weekly to the US and Canada.
There are a couple of hourly direct non-stop luxury coach services from the terminal buildings to Cork city centre. These takes approximately 2 ½ hours and costs approximately €30 return. Tickets can be purchased in advance here or here. There are other non-direct bus options which take significantly longer so take care when booking.
If you are thinking of spending some time in Dublin City before travelling onto WCSMO 2023, it is more convenient to travel on to Cork by train. Book in advance for the best rate: www.irishrail.ie
Via Shannon Airport
This airport has direct flights to the USA, UK, and continental Europe. Shannon Airport is connected to Cork by bus, which takes approximately 2 ½ hours from the terminal building to Cork city centre. Tickets can be booked here.
Brittany Ferries offer a service between Cork – Roscoff and Cork – Santander.
In addition, Rosslare port and Dublin port have ferry connections to and from the UK and mainland Europe. Both options are less than a 3 hour drive from Cork city.
Compare prices www.aferry.ie
Irish Ferries www.irishferries.com
Stena Line www.stenaline.ie
P&O Ferries www.poferries.com