Beara Bridle Way

Getting to the Beara Peninsula

From over sea by ferry
Stenaline ferry travel from UK to Ireland
http://www.stenaline.ie/ferries-to-britain?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_term=%2Bferry %2Bireland to

Irish  Ferries 
http://www.irishferries.com/ie-en/to-britain-from-ireland/
From Overseas
By Air
Cork Airport
A 2 hour drive from Beara . Direct connections to the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Switzerland.
Click here for travel information to and from the airport.
Kerry (Farranfore) Airport
A 2 hour drive from Dzogchen Beara. Direct connections to London, Frankfurt, Alicante and Faro.
Click here for travel information to and from the airport.


Within Ireland

By Public Transport
Bus and rail services to Cork
Buseireann or Aircoach
Irish Rail
Journey Planner
From Cork City to Castletownbere
Local Bus Services
•      
Cork City to Castletownbere
Departs from Parnell Place, beside Central Bus Station.
Seats must be booked in advance
Mon – Wed, Fri, Sat
dep. 18:00 / arr. 20:15
Harrington’s Bus, Tel: 00 353 (0) 27 74003
Thu
dep. 18:00 / arr. 21:00
O’Donoghue’s Bus, Tel: 00 353 (0) 27 70007
Sun
dep. 19:30 / arr. 21:45
Harrington’s Bus, Tel: 00 353 (0) 27 74003
National Bus Services (Bus Eireann)
•      
Cork City to Castletownbere
Departs from Central Bus Station
Tel: 00 353 (0) 21 450 8188
Mon, Wed, Fri
dep. 08:30 / arr. 11:30
dep. 14:30 / arr. 17:40
Sat
dep. 08:30 / arr. 11:30
Sun Timetable is seasonally adjusted. Please check the schedule on www.buseireann.ie

dep. 10:30 / arr. 13:20

By Jeep with horse box 
Whichever way you drive take your time and relax. If you hurry you will take just as long, or probably longer, and you will miss some stunning scenery. West Cork is renowned for its magnificent mountain scenery and Wild Atlantic Way coastline, and is something that shouldn’t be missed.

AA Journey Planner
Driving via Killarney (from the West)
1.5 hrs. Follow the R571 road when you pass through Kenmare (after the bridge turn right).

Driving from Cork by car (from the East)
2. hours

Plan your visit