Travelling to Cork

By Air: from Cork Airport

Cork Airport is 8 km south of Cork city centre (Airport to UCC).

There are several flights a day from London-Heathrow or Amsterdam (both AerLingus) and London Stanstead or Gatwick (RyanAir). You can flight directly to Cork, through, Paris, Munich, Lisbon, Saltzburg, Budapest. For other destinations in the UK (e.g. Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester) and continental Europe see Cork Airport.

Bus connections to/from the airport are provided by Bus Eireann (route No 226 to Cork Bus Station).A taxi journey to UCC will take 10–20 minutes and will cost about €12–18.

By Air: from Dublin Airport

There are express coach services (operated by Aircoach and GoBe) connecting Dublin Airport to Cork. The trip takes 3 hours, but the service is comfortable, reliable and frequent. The coach stops are just at the side of the entrance of the Arrival area, in Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 of Dublin Airport. The express coach is the best way for coming to Cork from Dublin Airport. You can buy the ticket on board or book it online, https://www.aircoach.ie/booking, http://gobe.ie/

By Train

Train services by Iarnród Éireann (Irish Rail) to Cork stop at Kent Station. 

Hourly intercity services to and from Dublin Heuston Station take between 2.5 and 3 hours. There are also frequent commuter services to/from Mallow, Midleton and Cobh.

City bus No 205 services operate between Kent Station and UCC.

For details, see www.irishrail.ie

Taxis from the train station to UCC cost about €10.

See the Train and Bus to UCC Map.