Cobh in detail

Flights & getting there

Car By road, Cobh is 23km southeast of Cork, off the main N25 Cork–Rosslare road; Great Island is linked to the mainland via a causeway.

Ferry From Carrigaloe, 3.5km northwest of Cobh, the Passage West Ferry provides a handy shortcut to Passage West, 14km southeast of Cork city. The cross-river journey takes just five minutes. It's particularly useful if you're heading to or from the southern side of Cork city, or Kinsale, and want to skip the city traffic.

Train Hourly trains connect Cobh with Cork (€6, 25 minutes) via Fota.

Bus CobhConnect (www.cobhconnect.ie) buses run hourly from St Patrick's Quay in Cork to Park Rd in Cobh (uphill from St Colman's Cathedral (€4, 30 minutes).