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Local transportation

Cork airport buses PDF to the city run every 25-45 minutes, and cost €3.60 one way.

Airport taxis cost about €15–€20 to UCC (ask for the Barrier Gate on College Road). If you're going direct to your accommodation, ask for "University Hall at Victoria Cross" or give the name of your hotel or B&B.

Buses and taxis also operate from the city rail station and bus station.

City buses 5 and 8 run every 15–20 minutes between the city centre and the western suburbs, stopping at UCC. The Nº 5 stops near the gate on College Road; Nº 8 stops near Gaol Cross on the Western Road (close to the B&Bs), and at Victoria Cross (close to the University Hall accommodation). The city bus fare is €1.35.

Getting to Cork

Cork airport (ORK) has regular connections from Dublin, London, Berlin, Paris, Amsterdam, Madrid, Warsaw, Prague, and other major European cities (see the airport destination map ).
Dublin  (DUB) and Shannon * (SNN) have direct flights from N America and elsewhere. All the airports have the major car rental desks.
You can drive from the UK using the ferries from Swansea  to Cork, Pembroke  or Fishguard  to Rosslare, Holyhead  to Dublin or Dún Laoghaire , or Stranraer  to Belfast; or from continental Europe using the ferries from Roscoff  to Cork, or Cherbourg or Roscoff  to Rosslare.
There are frequent trains  and buses  from Dublin, Limerick, and elsewhere. There are buses from Shannon Airport PDF (€5) to Limerick rail station and from Dublin Airport PDF (€6) to Heuston rail station.

*Please note that due to the short distance (60 miles) there are no flights between Shannon and Cork (use the train or bus instead).