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How to get there

Air travel

Non-stop flights to Cork airport (some routes are seasonal).

BRITAIN – Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Liverpool, London (Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted), Manchester, Newcastle, Newquay, Plymouth, Southampton
EUROPE – Alicante, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Bordeaux, Carcassonne, Düsseldorf, Faro, Gdansk, Girona, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Malaga, Milan, Munich, Palma de Mallorca, Paris, Rennes, Reus, Reykjavik, Salzburg, Tenerife, Wroclaw, Zurich
NORTH AMERICA - Boston. Other North American cities via Reykjavik

Sea travel

Ferry services linking Ireland to Britain and Europe. All services are for both cars and foot passengers. Fast ferries operate on some Irish Sea crossings.

CORK – Roscoff (Brittany Ferries)
ROSSLARE – Fishguard (Stena), Pembroke (Irish Ferries), Cherbourg (Irish Ferries, Stena), Roscoff (Irish Ferries)
DUBLIN – Holyhead (Irish Ferries, Stena), Liverpool (P&O)

Bus services

Services are operated by Bus Eireann (service number in brackets).

Cork–Bandon–Clonakilty–Skibbereen–Bantry–Killarney (252)
Cork–Bandon–Clonakilty–Skibbereen–Schull (237)
Cork–Bandon–Drimoleague–Bantry–Castletownbere (236)
Drimoleague–Skibbereen–Baltimore (251)

Island ferries

Year-round services from Baltimore pier. Extra trips can be arranged for groups on request. (There may be additional routes/services in summer.)

BALTIMORE–HEIR ISLAND (by arrangement) – 15 minutes

Distances from Baltimore

Skibbereen - 11 km (7 miles)
Cork - 100 km (60 miles)
Shannon airport - 200 km (120 miles)
Rosslare - 290 km (170 miles)
Dublin - 350 km (210 miles)

Please note: routes and services are liable to change.

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