Cork Ferries


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Cork Routes

Special Offers

Ferries to Cork in Ireland go from Roscoff in France and Santander in Spain with the ferry operator Brittany Ferries. The ferry crossing from France takes about 14 hours and from Spain about 26 hours. There are about four sailings per month to Roscoff and four sailings per week to Santander in Spain.

Please note that Fastnet Line ferries has paused its operations and therefore Cork to Swansea ferries cannot be booked through at the current time.

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Ferries to and from Cork

Brittany Ferries operate the crossing to Roscoff onboard one of their most luxurious £100 million flagship vessels, the Pont-Aven which in itself is a holiday. The Pont Aven is a state of the art cruise liner with features such as a vast swimming pool and leisure area, all round promenades on the deck and a high atrium with panoramic views along with various restaurants and bars and superb accommodation.

Brittany Ferries operate the crossing to Santander onboard the Connemara. This ship is part of Brittany Ferries' économie programme. Whilst not a cruise ferry, you will find very comfortable cabins, lounges, self-service dining, shopping and a café/bar ensuring you are never bored on your journey.

So book your Cork ferry today with Simple and secure booking and great prices year round.

About Cork

St. Finn Barre's Cathedral, a fine example of French Gothic architecture, The Tudor - Gothic University College with its attractive riverside quadrangle, the Blackrock Castle, The Crawford Gallery with interesting sculpture collection, Beamish Stout Brewery, the Jameson Heritage Centre, The Royal Gun Powder mills along with open air street markets which represent the folk culture of Cork are just a few of the many attractions in and around Cork.

Cork city is located slightly upstream on the River Lee to the northwest of Cork Harbour, whereas Ringaskiddy lies on the lower harbour on the western shore and has therefore been developed into a modern deep water ferry port because of its easy access to Cork and surrounding cities.

Thanks to a sustained period of traffic growth and investment in modern facilities extending over the past 35 years, Cork is today acknowledged as one of Europe's most progressive and successful ferry ports.

Cork is a very important sea port, offering shortest and fastest ferry route to the continent from Ireland. The Port of Cork is enjoying high traffic with an average of 36 cruise ships scheduled.

Cork port

Cork Ferry Port is situated in Ringaskiddy village 12 miles to the south of Cork city, in Ireland. Cork Harbour is one of the largest natural harbours in the world and is located at the mouth of River Lee. Sailing from Cork to Swansea often saves a 300 mile round trip in driving time, and this great route can be booked online with Cork also offers the quickest trips from Ireland to the Continent.

Cork port facilities

Cork Ferry Port has excellent modern facilities to ensure the safe and smooth passage of passengers through the port.

Parking facility is available at the port but please call 00 353 (0) 21 4277 801 for more information.

Cork Ferry Port Directions

Take the N25 South Link road from the Cork City and then take the N28 to Ringaskiddy and follow signs to the ferry terminal. Dublin is linked through N8 and N20 links Cork - Limerick and Galway.

The train station is on the Lower Glanmire road less than a mile from the city centre. Nationwide trains operate from here. Irish Rail's travel centre is located at 65 Patrick Street for all enquiries.

There is an hourly service from Cork train station to the Ferry port which takes approximately 45 minutes.Private buses operate from various points along St. Patrick's street and from outside Mulligan's on Parnell Place.

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Port Addresses

Brittany Ferries

Ringaskiddy Terminal, Ringaskiddy, County Cork, Republic of Ireland

Fastnet Line

Ringaskiddy Terminal, Ringaskiddy, County Cork, Republic of Ireland