Getting to and from Cork City

Cork City Sunset

Cork is served by Cork Airport, which has several flights a day to and from Britain and continental Europe. Cork Airport is located around 6.5 km away from University College Cork and 7.5 km from the city centre. Click here for a list of destinations and airlines. For people travelling from outside of Europe, or for when there is no direct flight available, Cork airport is well connected with Dublin by train and bus, Shannon by bus, Belfast by train and  bus, and Britain (particularly London) by air.

For Train timetables, see the Iarnród Éireann/Irish Rail website here

For Bus timetables, see the Bus Éireann website here

Accommodation and Cork City

For further details of travel to and from Cork City and University College Cork, a number of accommodation choices, and important information on the university, please follow the links below to UCC’s Visitors and Conferencing websites. While UCC aims to keep this information as up-to-date as possible, it is advised, for accommodation bookings, that you contact the residence directly regarding exact prices and other specific details.

For UCC’s Visitors website, see here

For UCC’s Conferencing website, with a list of accommodation choices close to UCC (including campus accommodation) and in the city centre, see here

(please note that these accommodation options are offered as suggestions only, and that we are not in a position to comment on the level of service provided)

For information on Cork Tourism, including a list of things to do, accommodation choices and restaurants, see here

For the Lonely Planet guide to Cork City, see here

The University is served by bus numbers 205 and 208 from the city centre. For a map of Cork City, including directions from the city centre to UCC, see here

For Weather in Cork, see here


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