Where is the South Infirmary-Victoria University Hospital?

The hospital is situated near the City centre on the Old Blackrock Road beside the junction of Infirmary Road, Old Blackrock Road, Southern Road and Langford Row.  Cork City is served by a bus and rail service. The Hospital is:

  • 10 minute walk from the centre of Cork City
  • 12 minute walk from Cork's Bus Station
  • 20-25 minute walk from Kent Train Station

51°53'35.43"N 8°27'47.48"W
51.893175, -8.46318888888889

 

Postal Address: South Infirmary - Victoria University Hospital, Old Blackrock Rd., Cork.

Postal Code: T12 X23H


Bus Eireann "Air Coach Service" provides a frequent service to Cork Airport from Cork Bus Station.

 

Bus no. 203 and Bus no. 207 from St. Patrick’s Street (city centre) to Southern Road and Bus no. 206 from South Mall to Langford Row.  For details of further bus routes, please contact Bus Eireann.

 

How to get to The South Infirmary-Victoria University Hospital

 

From Limerick/ Mallow (N20)

Start out at Mallow, Cork. Follow signs Cork (N20). Pass through the village of 'Rathduff'. Junction with R635 (Cork North Ring). At traffic signals turn right (Signposted City Centre-N20). Stay in left lane. Travel through 6 sets of traffic lights. At 7th set, Statoil Station on your left, Heineken Ireland on your right, take a left. Stay in left lane. At next set of light forward onto Coburg Street. At next set of lights forward onto MacCurtain St - stay in left lane. At the end of MacCurtain St, bear right at the traffic lights onto Brian Boru Street. Stay in left lane (three lane traffic). At the next set of lights, forward, crossing the Brian Boru Bridge. Go through two more set of lights and you will pass the Clarion Hotel is on your left.  Continue forward onto the next bridge, stay in middle lane, turn right, the City Hall will be on your left, river on your right.  At next lights veer to the left, continue forward in middle lane, Anglesea Street Garda Station is on your left.  At lights continue forward, and move into left lane of Infirmary Road, continue through next set of lights.  At the next set of traffic lights the Victoria Wing of the Hospital will be on your left, Paddy the Farmers Pub is on your left in front of you – at this junction take a left on to Old Blackrock Road.  Continue forward, the Main Hospital entrance is on your left.

From Carrigtwohill/ Midleton (N25) - (12kms)

Start out at Carrigtohill, Cork. Follow signs Cork N25. Dunkettle Interchange (N8), Forward N8. Junction with R639. At roundabout forward - direction city centre. Travel along Andersons Quay. Forward through 1st set of lights (Penrose Wharf on right) at Michael Collins Bridge. Transfer into left lane. At next set of traffic lights, bear left. Cross the Brian Boru Bridge. Go through two more set of lights and you will pass the Clarion Hotel is on your left.  Continue forward onto the next bridge, stay in middle lane, turn right, the City Hall will be on your left, river on your right.  At next lights veer to the left, continue forward in middle lane, Anglesea Street Garda Station is on your left.  At lights continue forward, and move into left lane of Infirmary Road, continue through next set of lights.  At the next set of traffic lights the Victoria Wing of the Hospital will be on your left, Paddy the Farmers Pub is on your left in front of you – at this junction take a left on to Old Blackrock Road.  Continue forward, the Main Hospital entrance is on your left.

From Dublin/ Fermoy (N8) - (37kms)

Start out at Fermoy, follow signs for Cork N8. Pass through Rathcormack Village. At Dunkettle Interchange (N25), take 3rd exit to Cork City Centre. Junction with R639 At roundabout forward - direction city centre. Travel along Andersons Quay. Forward through 1st set of lights (Penrose Wharf on right) at Michael Collins Bridge. Transfer into left lane. At next set of traffic lights, bear left. Cross the Brian Boru Bridge. Go through two more set of lights and you will pass the Clarion Hotel on your left.  Continue forward onto the next bridge, stay in middle lane, turn right, the City Hall will be on your left, river on your right.  At next lights veer to the left, continue forward in middle lane, Anglesea Street Garda Station is on your left.  At lights continue forward, and move into left lane of Infirmary Road, continue through next set of lights.  At the next set of traffic lights the Victoria Wing of the Hospital will be on your left, Paddy the Farmers Pub is on your left in front of you – at this junction take a left on to Old Blackrock Road.  Continue forward, the Main Hospital entrance is on your left.

From Killarney/ Ballincollig (N22)

Start out at Ballincollig. Follow signs Cork N22. Junction with R608. At roundabout, take 1st exit direction City Centre. Travel in on the Carrigrohane Straight. At 1st set of lights (Kingsley Hotel on left), forward, direction City Centre-N22. Transfer into the right lane. At next set of lights, forward onto Western Rd. At 2nd set of lights road bears to the left onto Dyke Parade. Stay in left lane. At 4th set of lights, take a left. The Mercy Hospital will be on your right. Follow the road onto Bachelors Quay, staying in the right lane. Forward onto Kyrl's Quay (Large Dunnes Stores) on right and then onto Coal Quay. At next set of lights forward onto Lavitts Quay. At next set of lights, forward onto Merchants Quay (Merchants Quay Shopping Centre on right). Forward through two sets of traffic lights. At second set of lights, take a right onto Deane Street.  Stay in middle lane.  You will pass the Clarion Hotel on your left.  Continue forward onto the next bridge, stay in middle lane, turn right, the City Hall will be on your left, river on your right.  At next lights veer to the left, continue forward in middle lane, Anglesea Street Garda Station is on your left. At lights continue forward, and move into left lane of Infirmary Road, continue through next set of lights.  At the next set of traffic lights the Victoria Wing of the Hospital will be on your left, Paddy the Farmers Pub is on your left in front of you – at this junction take a left on to Old Blackrock Road.  Continue forward, the Main Hospital entrance is on your left.

From West Cork/ Bandon (N71)

Start out at Bandon. Follow signs for Cork N71. Pass through Inishannon. Junctions with R589/ R607 - at roundabout, take 2nd exit and forward. At Bandon Road Roundabout, take 3rd exit N25 (Signposted South Ring/ Ferryport). At Sarsfield Road Roundabout (Junction for Togher), take 2nd exit. At Kinsale Road Roundabout, take 2nd Exit N27 (Signposted City Centre). Travel through 2 sets of traffic lights, move to left hand lane.  At the third set of lights take a left.  At next set of lights, take a left again.  Stay in the left hand lane and continue on Infirmary Road. At the next set of traffic lights the Victoria Wing of the Hospital will be on your left, Paddy the Farmers Pub is on your left in front of you – at this junction take a left on to Old Blackrock Road.  Continue forward, the Main Hospital entrance is on your left.

From Cork Airport (N27)

Start out at Cork Airport, follow exit signs for all routes. N27-Airport Road Roundabout. Take 1st exit N27 (signposted Cork) In 2 miles at mini-roundabout forward. Kinsale Road Roundabout Travelodge (Cork) At roundabout take 3rd exit (signposted City Centre).  Travel through 2 sets of traffic lights, move to left hand lane.  At the third set of lights take a left.  At next set of lights, take a left again.  Stay in the left hand lane and continue on Infirmary Road. At the next set of traffic lights the Victoria Wing of the Hospital will be on your left, Paddy the Farmers Pub is on your left in front of you – at this junction take a left on to Old Blackrock Road.  Continue forward, the Main Hospital entrance is on your left.

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South Infirmary

Victoria University Hospital



A teaching hospital

of University College Cork