Staff:

Maritime Event Manager:
Geri Murphy

Festival & Marketing Officer:
Casey Walsh

Event Office Assistant:
Gloria lp

 

Contact:

info@oceantocity.com

+353 21 4847673

Office Hours: Mon, Tues, Wed, Thur 9:00-17:00 (closed Fri)

Or main Meitheal Mara Reception: +353 21 4316813

Ocean to City
c/o Meitheal Mara
Crosses Green House
Crosses Green
Cork City | T12 HF38
Ireland

Travel

Getting to Cork

By sea:

We are pleased to announce that we have once again teamed up with Stena Line Ferries who are offering a 10% discount (before fees/dues) for those who wish to travel by car, motorhome or motorcycle Irish Sea routes in June 2024. To get special discount code email us here

Irish Ferries also have many special offers available to all Ocean to City Participants including UK and France ferry routes.  To get special discount code email us here

Stena Line, read more here

*Please email us at admin@oceantocity.com to get your discount code

Stena Line have set up a 10% discount (before fees/dues) for participants wishing to travel by car, motorhome or motorcycle in the month of June on our Irish Sea routes in 2023.

This code offered only provides a discount on the Belfast/Cairnryan, Holyhead/Dublin, Fishguard/Rosslare and Belfast/Liverpool routes.

Irish Ferries, read more here

*Please email us at admin@oceantocity.com to get your discount code

Option 1 – Irish Sea Cruise Ferry Return Fares

Car and driver£249.00Return
Saturday travel£29.00per leg supplement
Additional adult£32.00return
Additional child£16.00return
Trailer up to 4m£46.00return
Trailer 4.01m – 7.99m£92.00return
Trailers 8m -12m£136.00return

 

Option 2 – Irish Sea Swift Ferry Return Fares

Car and driver£348.00Return
Saturday travel£19.00per leg supplement
Additional adult£32.00return
Additional child£16.00return
Trailer up to 4m£46.00return
Trailer 4.01m – 7.99m£92.00return
Trailers 8m -12m£136.00return

 

Motor Home Supplements

Up to 8m£40.00return
Over 8m£80.00return

 

Option 3 – Calais/Dover sailings

We are running a 20% discount on sailings to Dover currently (bookable to 29 February) which is the best available offer – if anyone is booking after that date, let me know and I can put something in place for you.

 

Option 4 – France/Ireland sailings

Your event code offers a 10% reduction for travel up to June 8th and a 5% reduction on travel from June 9th onwards. The discounts are applicable on sailings operated by the cruise ferry W.B. Yeats only.

 

Booking procedure

Bookings can be requested by email to our team at clubdeals@irishferries.com. Competitors will need to include the information below along with the event code:

 

  • Names of all travelling
  • Date of birth and nationality for each person
  • Do any passengers require special assistance
  • Dates of travel (out and return)
  • Route
  • Times of sailings
  • Type of on board accommodation (e.g. Club Class or cabin) if needed
  • Vehicle make and registration number
  • Trailer dimensions (in meters), to include towbar
  • Where booking for a motorhome, please include height and length of the vehicle in meters
  • A contact postal address
  • A contact mobile phone number

 

Terms & conditions: Your event code is valid for bookings up to 2 weeks either side of your event (so from May 25 – June 22) and cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion, offer or discount. Discounts and special rates cannot be used if paying with Tesco Boost Tokens and applies to the cost of the journey excluding fees and charges. Use of this event codes will be monitored and they will be revoked if any misuse is detected.

Brittany Ferries, read more here

Brittany Ferries currently offer direct ferry services on the following routes:

  • Rosslare – Bilbao (Santander Nov – Mar)
  • Cork – Roscoff
  • Rosslare – Le Havre
  • Rosslare – Cherbourg

By air:

Cork Airport has direct flights from London, Bristol, Cardiff, Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Amsterdam, Paris, Barcelona and many others. For a current and full overview of flights to Cork Airport, please click here.

Aer Lingus Flights: Flights from UK destinations such as London, Manchester, Birmingham. Also flying from Amsterdam Schiphol directly to Cork City. Further information on aerlingus.com

Ryanair Flights: Flights from UK destinations such as London, Liverpool, France, Spain, Portugal and Eastern Europe Further information on ryanair.com

 

By road:

Go Bus: Bus Eireann direct bus route Dublin to Cork: 3 Hour Bus Journey with wi-fi and toilets on board. Further information on gobus.ie

City Link: Bus route from Galway to Cork , express route, 2 hours 50 mins. Further information available on citylink.ie

Air Coach: Express bus service from Dublin Airport and Dublin City to Cork: 3.5 hour journey with competitive fares. Further information on aircoach.ie

Coach Hire : If travelling in a group, another option is to get a coach hire. There are a number of different companies that do this service. Companies such as Addison Lee Coaches, Eurolines, Coach Ireland, Kavanagh Coaches, Matthews Coach Hire, Quinns Coach Hire, Budget Bus Hire.