How to get there?

Situated at the crossroads of Munster, on the borders of counties Tipperary, Limerick and Cork, Ballyhoura Country is waiting to be explored and with many transport options available, you can arrive with ease.

By Flying

The nearest airports are Shannon Airport in Co Clare and Cork Airport in Co Cork or Kerry Airport. In addition, Dublin Airport is within a two-hour driving distance.

By Sea

Ballyhoura is accessible from Cork Ferry Port, also known as Ringaskiddy Ferry Port, which is situated on the South Coast of Ireland, There are daily services between Cork-Roscoff (France) and Cork-Santander in (Spain). Ballyhoura is also accessible via ferry from Rosslare port and Dublin port. Both ports offer daily services between Ireland-UK and are just a 3-hour drive away via car/bus. Operators at these ports include Irish Ferries, Stenaline and P&O Ferries.

By Bus

Bus √Čireann provide services to County Limerick and County Cork. For more information, phone +353 (0)1 836-6111. JJ Kavanagh provides daily services to the Ballyhoura region. Local Link provides a combination of scheduled public transport services and door-to-door services. Door to door services should be pre-booked with the Local Link office closest to the service you wish to go to. Ring A Link provides bus services from and to local towns. Local Coach Hire - Kelly Travel being 100% family-owned and operated, are proud to be the premier choice for coach hire and bus hire in Limerick and Tipperary. Contact them on (+353)61 384422 or email

By Train

Cork, Limerick Tipperary and Waterford are serviced by Irish Rail For further information on rail services, telephone +353 (0)1 836-6222. The main train stations are in Limerick, Limerick Junction, Charleville, Mallow and Cork.

By Car Hire

There are many reputable car hire companies that operate within the region. Check out Europcar, Enterprise or Irish Car Rentals for details.

By Taxi

Taxi services are available in most towns in Ballyhoura and information is available from the local tourist information office and your accommodation provider.