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Travel to Kinsale, Cork, Ireland

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Kinsale is within 30 minutes drive of Cork City (27 km /17 miles), Cork Airport (20 km / 13 miles) and Cork Ferryport (Ringaskiddy – 25 km / 14 miles). Blarney is 36 km / 24 miles away and Killarney 90 km / 54 miles while Cobh can be reached (using the cross-river Glenbrook-Carrigaloe ferry) after 32 km / 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 30 minutes.

From:Distance to KinsaleTransport availableTime (approx)
Dublin178 miles/
286 kilometres
Hire car, train, bus3-3.5 hours
Shannon Airport98 miles/
157 kilometres
Hire car, bus3 hours
Cork City18 miles/
29 kilometres
Taxi, bus40-55 minutes
Cork Airport13 miles/
21 kilometres
Taxi, bus20-30 minutes
Other destinations
Cobh via Cork53 km / 33 miles
Cobh via harbour ferry32 km / 20 miles
Blarney40 km / 24 miles
Killarney88 km / 54 miles
Rosslare220 km / 138 miles
Garrettstown Beach10  km / 6 miles
Oysterhaven11 km / 7 miles


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