Map and Virtual Tour

Map and Virtual Tour

Blarney Castle is situated in Blarney Village which is 8 km northwest from Cork city in the South of Ireland. See the map below for more details.

  • Directions from Cork Airport
    • From Airport follow signs for City Centre
    • From City Centre follow signs for Limerick (N20)
    • Travel for 7 km; exit left (signposted Blarney)
    • Arrive at Blarney
  • Directions from Shannon
    • By Car: Follow the road to Limerick. Then follow signs for Mallow and take the turn off before Cork City to Blarney.
    • By Bus: There is a direct bus from Shannon Airport to Cork City, check out for information on bus timetables.

    There are no direct routes via train from Shannon to Cork.

  • Directions from Dublin
    • By Car: It takes 3-4 hours to get from Dublin to Cork. Take the N8 motorway and follow the signs south for Cork, then on to Blarney.
    • Public Transport: Trains leave for Cork on a regular basis. Check for further information on timetables. Or phone Kent Train Station, Cork; Telephone + 353 21 456 766 for bus timetables Aircoach: a bus leaves Dublin airport eight times a day directly for Cork, it is the cheapest way but can take anywhere from 5-7 hours depending on traffic. See for more information.

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