Getting to Cork

By sea:

Irish Ferries: 2020

Participants will be provided with an event code to quote when they email through to the team at Irish Ferries. They will then provide exact pricing for the trip. Fares cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or promotion and cannot be paid with Tesco Tokens.

To avail of these rates, please contact the Ocean to City office to request the relevant promo code.

By sea:

Stena Line: 2020 Rates

Stena Line offers a special 20% discount to all Ocean to City participants, available on the following routes:

  • The discount is available on all Stena Line Irish Sea routes between the UK and Ireland.

Those travelling will have the option of booking our Economy, Flexi or Premium motorist fares (terms and conditions vary for each) and the prices shown will include the agreed discount.  Discount is not given on any extras booked i.e. cabins, meals, etc.

To avail of these rates, please contact the Ocean to City office to request the relevant promo code.

**Please note that there is also a Stena Line ferry from Cherbourg or Roscoff (FR) to Rosslare, but that the discount does not apply to this route. 

By air:

Cork Airport has direct flights from London, Bristol, Cardiff, Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Amsterdam, Paris, Barcelona and many others. For a current and full overview of flights to Cork Airport, please click here.

Aer Lingus Flights: Flights from UK destinations such as London, Manchester, Birmingham. Also flying from Amsterdam Schiphol directly to Cork City. Further information on

Ryanair Flights: Flights from UK destinations such as London, Liverpool, France, Spain, Portugal and Eastern Europe Further information on


By road:

Go Bus: Bus Eireann direct bus route Dublin to Cork: 3 Hour Bus Journey with wi-fi and toilets on board. Further information on

City Link: Bus route from Galway to Cork , express route, 2 hours 50 mins. Further information available on

Air Coach: Express bus service from Dublin Airport and Dublin City to Cork: 3.5 hour journey with competitive fares. Further information on

Coach Hire : If travelling in a group, another option is to get a coach hire . There are a number of different companies that do this service. Companies such as Addison Lee Coaches, Eurolines, Coach Ireland, Kavanagh Coaches, Matthews Coach Hire, Quinns Coach Hire, Budget Bus Hire.

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