Directions

From Tralee

  • From the city, follow the signs for Bandon, West Cork. The road number you’re looking for is N71
  • Drive through Innishannon
  • Upon entering Bandon, take the first exit of the roundabout, bypassing the town.
  • Follow the directions for Clonakilty/Skibbereen.
  • Upon entering Clonakilty, take the second exit of the roundabout, bypassing the town.
  • Continue on the N71, passing through Rosscarbery and Leap.
  • Upon entering Skibbereen, take the first exit off the roundabout, entering the town.
  • Continue down Market street, until you come to the next roundabout.
  • A this roundabout, take the second exit for Baltimore.
  • Upon arrival at Baltimore, take the ferry to the island (foot passenger ferry only). Check the times on the ‘Ferry Timetable’ page.

Approximate time: 1 hour 40 mins

Click here for a more detailed plan from AA Ireland

 

From Limerick

  • From the city, follow the signs for Bandon, West Cork. The road number you’re looking for is N71
  • Drive through Innishannon
  • Upon entering Bandon, take the first exit of the roundabout, bypassing the town.
  • Follow the directions for Clonakilty/Skibbereen.
  • Upon entering Clonakilty, take the second exit of the roundabout, bypassing the town.
  • Continue on the N71, passing through Rosscarbery and Leap.
  • Upon entering Skibbereen, take the first exit off the roundabout, entering the town.
  • Continue down Market street, until you come to the next roundabout.
  • A this roundabout, take the second exit for Baltimore.
  • Upon arrival at Baltimore, take the ferry to the island (foot passenger ferry only). Check the times on the ‘Ferry Timetable’ page.

Approximate time: 1 hour 40 mins

Click here for a more detailed plan from AA Ireland

 

From Cork

  • From the city, follow the signs for Bandon, West Cork. The road number you’re looking for is N71
  • Drive through Innishannon
  • Upon entering Bandon, take the first exit of the roundabout, bypassing the town.
  • Follow the directions for Clonakilty/Skibbereen.
  • Upon entering Clonakilty, take the second exit of the roundabout, bypassing the town.
  • Continue on the N71, passing through Rosscarbery and Leap.
  • Upon entering Skibbereen, take the first exit off the roundabout, entering the town.
  • Continue down Market street, until you come to the next roundabout.
  • A this roundabout, take the second exit for Baltimore.
  • Upon arrival at Baltimore, take the ferry to the island (foot passenger ferry only). Check the times on the ‘Ferry Timetable’ page.

Approximate time: 1 hour 40 mins

Click here for a more detailed plan from AA Ireland

Bus Timetables

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