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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. Our weekly service from here allows you to completely bypass the UK, so saving yourself considerable time and inconvenience.

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Address & contact details

Tel:021 437 8401
GPS co-ordinates: 51.832449,-8.323345

Cork Ferry Port Facilities

Baby care/Changing room

There is a baby changing and feeding room in the terminal.


A limited range of hot food is available in the terminal cafeteria. Pubs offering more substantial meals can be found in the nearest village (about 1 mile away) or the nearest town (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. The terminal is closed during the winter season when there are no sailings to Cork.


Coinbox payphones can be found in the terminal.

Travelling with dogs

Dogs are allowed on the grassed 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 paying car parks nearby. Vehicles are parked at your own risk.

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

There is also a bus service to meet the arrival of the ship, the cost is approximately 4.50 Euros per adult.

Cork Photo Gallery

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