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Cork Port Guide

Contact details

Ringaskiddy, Co.Cork
Tel: 021 437 8401

Getting to Cork (Ringaskiddy) ferry port

By car

From Cork city centre take the N28 in the direction of Douglas and Ringaskiddy. The Ringaskiddy ferryport is approximately 30 to 40 minutes from Cork city.

By train

There is no direct service to the terminal. The nearest railway station can be found in Cork city. All enquiries: Irish Rail 00 353 21 450 67 66/21 450 47 77.

By coach

There is also a bus service to meet the arrival of the ship, the cost is approximately €10 per adult.

Driving distances to Cork

Driving distances from selected cities
From Miles (Km)
Athlone136 (227)
Belfast264 (424)
Derry266 (428)
Donegal250 (402)
Dublin160 (257)
Dundalk202 (325)
Galway130 (209)
Kilkenny92 (148)
Killarney54 (87)
Limerick65 (105)
Portlaoise108 (174)
Roscommon156 (251)
Rosslare129 (208)
Shannon80 (129)
Sligo209 (336)
Waterford78 (126)
Wexford116 (178)
Wicklow116 (267)

Cork (Ringaskiddy) ferry port facilities

Ideally located in central southern Ireland, the ferryport at Ringaskiddy has access that is second to none. Our weekly service from here allows you to completely bypass the UK, so saving yourself considerable time and inconvenience.

Baby care/Changing room

There is a baby changing room in the terminal.


There are no facilities available in the terminal building. However, the local village bar (about 1 mile away) offers light snacks and more substantial meals can be found in the nearest town to the port which is about 4 miles away.

Disabled access

All areas are accessible to disabled passengers. Disabled toilet facilities also available.

Information desk

The Brittany Ferries information desk is open for ship arrivals and departures only. The terminal is closed during the winter season when there are no sailings to Cork.


Coinbox payphones can be found in the terminal.


A wheelchair can be provided for foot passengers in need of assistance travelling from the terminal to the ship. Wheelchairs are available on the mv Pont-Aven, but must be pre-booked.

Parking at Cork ferry port

Parking at the ferryport is available free of charge. There is space for approximately 100 cars. Cars are left there at the owners risk. It is not recommended to leave cars in this car park overnight.


Why sail with us?

  • Cork-Roscoff is the shortest, fastest crossing from Ireland to France
  • Convenient weekend schedules (Sat departure, Sun arrival)
  • Authentic on board French experience
  • Your French holiday begins the moment you step on board
  • Affordable luxury and cruise-style comfort on flagship Pont-Aven
  • Largest tour operator for car holidays to France
  • We bring you closer to Western France's popular holiday destinations