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.
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)|
|Hire car, train, bus||4-4.5 hours|
|Shannon Airport||98 miles/
|Hire car, bus||3 hours|
|Cork City||18 miles/
|Taxi, bus||40-55 minutes|
|Cork Airport||13 miles/
|Taxi, bus||20-30 minutes|
|Cobh via Cork||33 miles|
|Cobh via harbour ferry||20 miles|
|Garrettstown Beach||6 miles|