FROM CORK AIRPORT:
Cork international airport is 30 mins drive from Castlelyons and is served by many airports in mainland Europe and the UK. The US and rest of the world are served from Shannon (1.5 hrs drive) and Dublin (2.5 hrs drive).
The closest train stations are in Cork and Mallow. See www.irishrail.ie for timetables.
There are buses running from all major towns and cities in Ireland to Cork City. There are buses running from Cork City to both Rathcormac (2 miles from Castlelyons) and Fermoy town (4.3 miles from Fermoy) a number of times a day. For timetables check out this link. Cork TO Fermoy Bus Times. Or check out the Bus Eireann Website.
There are local taxi companies based in Fermoy and all the major car hire companies, such as Budget, Hertz, Avis, Irish car rentals, Alamo/National and Nova are located at Cork airport.
Directions FROM CORK:
Take the M8 north towards Dublin. Go through Toll plaza and take 1st exit off motorway for Rathcormac [ R639 ].
In Rathcormac Village turn right at the Rathcormac Inn.
Continue on this road for approximately 4 kilometres (2.5 miles) until you reach Castlelyons National School.
Turn left at the school and you are on Main Street, Castlelyons.
Directions FROM DUBLIN:
If you bypass Fermoy, take exit 15 off the M8 toll road for Rathcormac.
At the roundabout take the 1st exit, and then take a left immediately towards Castlelyons.
Follow this road (R639) for 2.2 kilometers (1.4 miles) until you reach a cross roads.
Turn right at the crossroads and continue for 2.1 kilometers (1.3 miles) and you arrive in Castlelyons Village.
Distances to Towns and Cities:
Cork : 37.5 kilometers (23 miles) / 35 mins
Dublin: 225 kilometers (140 miles) / 2 hours 15 mins
Shannon: 109 kilometers (70 miles /1 hour 45 mins
Rosslare: 164 kilometers (100 miles) / 2 hours 25 mins
Midleton: 21.8 kilometers (14 miles) / 25 mins
Fermoy: 7 kilometers (4.3 miles) / 15 mins
Mallow: 37 kilometers (23 miles) / 40 mins