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Cork Ferry Port & Terminal guide

Ferry port facilities, directions and transport information

Cork Ferry Port, also known as Ringaskiddy Ferry Port, is situated on the South Coast of Ireland, about 30-40 minutes drive away from central Cork. There is an efficient road network providing easy access to and from the ferry terminal.

Brittany Ferries operates cruise ferries sailing from Cork Harbour direct to Roscoff in France throughout the summer season.

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Where is Cork Ferry Port?

Address & contact details

Tel:021 437 8401
GPS co-ordinates:
DD (DDD.DDDDD°) 51.832449, -8.323345
DMS (DDD° MM' SS.S") 51°49'56.8"N 8°19'24.0"W

Getting to and from Cork Ferry Port

By car

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

Distances to popular destinations from Cork
FromMiles (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)

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

Bus Eireann operate a service to/from Ringaskiddy/ Cork Port only on Saturdays from 30 March - 02 November 2019.

Cork Ferry Port Facilities

Baby care/Changing room

There is a baby changing and feeding 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 facilities

  • Single storey terminal building is easily accessible with a wheelchair
  • Disabled toilets can be found in the terminal, but there are none in the vehicle check-in areas
  • For passengers with limited mobility who do not have their own wheelchair and require assistance, the port provides and operates an electric wheelchair to embark and disembark passengers on and off the ship
  • Wheelchairs are available in the terminal in case of emergencies

Information desk

The Brittany Ferries information desk is open for ship arrivals and departures only.

Travelling with dogs

Dogs are allowed on the grass area at the edge of the port and must be on a lead at all times. They are not allowed in the terminal or to leave the car once they have passed security.

The nearest park is Currabinny Woods which is a 20 minute drive away. From the port take the R613 towards the south and turn left onto Seamount at the Curraghbinny sign and continue for approximately 3kms.

Parking at Cork Ferry Port

Parking is only permitted for dropping off and picking up. Passengers wishing to park for longer must use one of the nearest paying car parks at Cork Airport. Vehicles parked at the port are parked at owners risk.

Cork Photo Gallery

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