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Travel to Kinsale, Cork, Ireland

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Kinsale is within 30 minutes drive of Cork City (17 miles), Cork Airport (13 miles) and Cork Ferryport (Ringaskiddy – 14 miles). Blarney is 24 miles away and Killarney 54 miles while Cobh can be reached (using the cross-river Glenbrook-Carrigaloe ferry) after 20 miles.

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Directions to Kinsale from Cork Airport: turn right as you leave the airport onto the R600 road signposted to Kinsale. Travel through the villages of Riverstick and Belgooly until you reach Kinsale. The journey normally takes about 20 minutes.


From: Distance to Kinsale Transport available Time (approx)
Dublin 178 miles/
286 kilometres
Hire car, train, bus 3-3.5 hours
Shannon Airport 98 miles/
157 kilometres
Hire car, bus 3 hours
Cork City 18 miles/
29 kilometres
Taxi, bus 40-55 minutes
Cork Airport 13 miles/
21 kilometres
Taxi, bus 20-30 minutes
Other destinations
Cobh via Cork 33 miles
Cobh via harbour ferry 20 miles
Blarney 24 miles
Killarney 54 miles
Rosslare 150 miles
Garrettstown Beach 6 miles
Oysterhaven 7 miles


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