Getting There & Away
Bus Éireann (www.buseireann.ie) runs four to six buses daily between Bantry and Cork (€22, two hours), and four daily to Glengarriff (€5.30, 20 minutes). The summer-only bus 282 allows you to continue from Glengarriff to Kenmare (one daily each direction, Monday to Saturday).
West Cork Rural Transport is a minibus service that runs a useful series of circular routes from Bantry to Dunmanway, Durrus, Goleen, Schull, Skibbereen and outlying villages. There’s a set price of €4/6 one way/return. Service is not frequent; check the website for timetables.