Cheap Ferries from Swansea to Cork

Swansea is the second most populous city in Wales, after Cardiff. Situated on the south western coast of Wales, the charming city exudes a modern maritime atmosphere, with a vibrant art, dining and shopping scene. The port of Swansea is located in the Severn Estuary, with easy access to the city centre and the M4. The port is owned and maintained by Associated British Ports, the largest ports group in Britain. Swansea’s passenger ferry terminal can be found on the eastern bank of the River Tawe.

Sporting a modern, comfortable reception lounge, Swanseas ferry port is a busy facility. Swansea Cork Ferries provides a ferry service to the Cork Port. The service is operational March through November. High season sees daily crossings offered, while four weekly sailings are available at other times, on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

The crossing duration from Swansea to Cork is approximately 10 hours. Swansea Cork Ferries provides a well-equipped fleet of vessels, fitted with basic facilities for disabled passengers including wide doorways and ramps for easy access to port areas. Other facilities include a small café, comfortable lounges, a small bar, children’s play areas and an outside deck from where passengers can enjoy the open waves.

Cork, a major Irish seaport, is the second largest city in the Republic of Ireland. The city boasts the world’s second largest natural harbour, after Sydney Harbour in Australia. Cork Port is located at a convenient distance of eight miles from the city centre, where travellers can find easy bus and rail connections to other locations in Ireland. Basic bed and breakfast accommodation is available at the ferry terminal in Cork. There is also a post office with a tourist information centre and a bureau de change.

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