The ferry port of Cork in Ireland is your gateway to France with the Cork to Roscoff ferry crossing running about 1 times per week. The Cork to Roscoff ferry route is operated by Brittany Ferries and the sailing itself is from around 14 hours.
Cork ferry port or Ringaskiddy ferry port as it's also known is located on the South Coast of Ireland about 30 minutes from the city centre.
Although in the past Cork ferry port has had a crossing to Swansea, currently the only ferry crossing in operation is with Brittany Ferries on the service to Roscoff in France.
Cork port has made impressive strides in recent decades and since the dawn of the millennium has invested €72 million in improving infrastructure and facilities.
The port attracts both ferry passengers and cruise passengers on average there are over 100,000 passengers and crew arriving and departing through the port each year. These high visitor numbers contribute greatly to the local economy and provide much needed employment in the region.
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.
There is no direct rail service to the ferry terminal. The nearest station can be found in Cork city. For information please contact Irish Rail on +353 21 450 67 66/21 450 47 77.
There is also a regular bus service (No 223) running from Cork City to the ferry port. For more information, please call +353 21 450 81 88.
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