Public Transport

Public Transport2017-10-19T16:38:18+00:00

UCC is served by public transport by two City Bus routes (No 205 and No 208), connecting the campus to Cork City Centre via Washington and St Patrick Streets. Bus stops are located on College Road / O’Donovan’s Road (Route No 205) and Western Road (Route No 208).

City Bus routes serving UCC (see Map of City Bus Routes below):

No 205: Rossa Avenue C.I.T. – UCC (College Road) – Dyke Parade – Washington Street – St. Patrick Street – Parnell Place Bus Station / MacCurtain St – Kent Train Station (every 15 mins)

No 208: Curraheen (Marymount Hospice) – Bishopstown – City Centre (St. Patrick Street) – Mayfield – Ashmount – Lotabeg (every 10 mins during day time)

Route No 216 buses serve Bandon Road at close walking distance to the Main Campus (O’Rahilly Building entrance).

Route No 219 buses (Southern Orbital) provide a link from Mahon / Douglas as far as the Lough (10 min walk to UCC) and further to Wilton and Bishopstown.

Local and Express services towards the West (e.g. Ballincollig, Macroom, Bandon, West  Cork) stop on request on Western Road / Gaol Cross (inbound: for set down only; outbound: for pick up only).

Click below for Bus Eireann Homepage and printed timetables (external link to Bus Eireann):

Bus Eireann Homepage 
Bus Route no. 201
Bus Route no. 205
Bus Route no. 208
Bus Route no. 216
Bus Route no. 220
Bus Route no. 220X
Other city bus service timetables (scroll down)
Other regional bus services (scroll down)

View Bus Eireann’s map of Cork suburban bus services (boundaries of suburban travel pass)

For more information, call Bus Eireann Travel Centre at Parnell Place Bus Station, Cork, at (021) 450 8188.

Iarnrod Eireann (Irish Rail) operate Commuter Services from Kent Station (Cork, North East of City Centre) on the Cork – Cobh / Midleton line and between Cork and Mallow. Intercity services to Dublin operate every hour.

Connection from Kent Station to UCC is provided by Bus Route No 205 (Bus Eireann City Service).

Please click for external links to printed timetables (Mallow – Cork – Cobh / Midleton and Cork – Dublin).

There is a large number of taxi companies operating in Cork. Click for a List of Taxi Companies to find their telephone numbers (external link to