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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, Luton and Stansted), Manchester, Newquay, Southampton
EUROPE – Alicante, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Bordeaux, Budapest, Carcassonne, Faro, Gdansk, Girona, Gran Canaria, Katowice, Lanzarote, Lisbon, Madrid, Malaga, Malta, Milan, Munich, Naples, Nice, Palma de Mallorca, Paris, Poznan, Rennes, Reus, Salzburg, Tenerife, Verona, Wroclaw, Zurich
NORTH AMERICA - Boston (Providence)

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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