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How to get here...

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Home Page.......................... 2
Special Offers....................... 3
Prices & Booking................. 4
Allihies Area......................... 5
Photo Galleries..................... 6
Directions............................ 7
Links................................... 8
Facilities........................ 9
Visitors comments.................. 10
Feedback............................. 11

 

Getting here by...

Bus
There are daily Bus Éireann buses from Cork to Castletownbere which is twelve miles from the hostel.

Taxi
In Castletownbere contact:
CTB Hackney, Foildarrig, Castletownbere 027 70736
Shanahan’s, Derrymihan West, Castletownbere 02770116

Rail
Nearest rail connections are Cork and Kilarney which are on the national rail network Ianrod Eireann. Online timetables here…

Air
Nearest airports are Cork for International flights and Kerry (Farranfore) for national and some UK connections.

For flight information, telephone:
Kerry Airport 066 9764644
Shannon Airport 061 471444
Cork Airport 021 313131
Dublin Airport 01 8444900

Major Airlines who fly to Ireland. Web sites..

Aer Lingus
Aer Arann
Air France
British Airways
British Midland

Continental airlines
Jersey European
Ryan air
Virgin Airlines

 

 

 


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For more on maps and books see also our links page...

Walking
There is a walking route from Castletownbere over the mountains to Allihies it is off road and moderately difficult. Good luck!

There are also way marker walking routes all around the peninsula for more information on the Beara way....

For more on hillwalking and climbing in Ireland see our links page...

Cycling
The terrain is fairly hilly. A lot of visitors do arrive by byclcle and bikes are available to hire both in Castletownbere and Allihies.

 

Distances to Allihies from:
Cork Airport 153 km
Farranfore Airport (Kerry) 111 km
Shannon Airport 232 km
Ringaskiddy Ferry (Cork) 169 km
Rosslare Ferry 313 km

For more on maps and books see also our links page..

• O.S. Map 84 1:50000 series covers the Allihies area in detail.

You can order it from the Irish Ordnance Survey online from here...

 

Car
From Cork: take the N71 to Bandon, turn right at the bridge for Dunmanway and Bantry. Then follow the R586 to Bantry. Take the N71 to Glengarriff. Turn left onto R572 to Castletownbere. Travel the main road to Allihies. Ten miles approx.