Arriving from Dublin Airport
Dublin Airport is located about 10 km north of Dublin city centre, near the M50 and M1 motorways. Dublin is a 2-3 hour drive to Ballymaloe House. Check www.dublinairport.ie for more information on flight timetables and hiring a car. Connecting Flights: A flight from Dublin to Cork is the fastest route, taking only 50 minutes. Tickets can be very cheap if booked far enough in advance, try Ryanair or Aer Lingus. By Car: It takes 4-5 hours to get from Dublin to Cork. Take the N8 motorway and follow the signs south for Cork. Once at the roundabout outside of Cork, take the N25 heading east (signposted for Rosslare and Waterford). Then follow the directions on our map, or the second part of the directions from Cork Airport. Co-ordinates for use with Sat Nav: 51.865310, -8.074930 Public Transport: you can catch a taxi or bus into the city centre or to Heuston train station. Trains leave for Cork on a regular basis. Check www.irishrail.ie for further information on timetables. Or phone Kent Train Station, Cork; Telephone + 353 21 456 766 www.buseireann.ie for bus timetables Aircoach: a bus leaves Dublin airport eight times a day directly for Cork, it is the cheapest way but can take anywhere from 5-7 hours depending on traffic. See www.aircoach.ie for more information.