There are 3 ways to get from Cork to Fota Island by bus, taxi or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 206 bus  •  10 min

  1. Take the line 206 bus from South Mall to Douglas Street West 206 / ...

$8 - $12

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cork to Douglas 2.9 miles

$12 - $15

Walk  •  50 min

  1. Walk from Cork to Douglas 2.6 miles

What companies run services between Cork, Ireland and Fota Island, Ireland?

Bus Eireann operates a bus from Cork to Douglas every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 10 min.

Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from South Mall to Douglas Street West
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Other operators
Taxi from Cork to Douglas
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Cork Taxi
Phone
+353 1890 800 500
Website
corktaxi.ie
Satellite Taxis
Phone
+353 1890 202 020
Website
satellitetaxis.ie

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cork and Fota Island is 12 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cork to Fota Island is to line 206 bus which costs 6€ - 10€ and takes 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Cork to Fota Island is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs 10€ - 13€.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Mall and arriving at Douglas Street West. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

The line 206 bus from South Mall to Douglas Street West takes 10 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.