Fota House is 10 km east of Cork city and easily accessible from the E30 (formerly N25) eastbound Cork to Rosslare national primary route. GPS co-ordinates are:51.889818, -8.303651
From the Dunkettle interchange roundabout at Cork, go east and exit at Junction 3 (signposted Cobh). Take the R624 for approximately 2.5km and Fota House is on the right hand side with a shared entrance to Fota Wildlife Park.
All day parking costs €3 payable by Euro coins at the exit barriers.
There is a hourly train service from Cork City to Fota train station. Fota House is a pleasant 15 minute walk from the train station. Details of times and onward connections can be viewed at www.irishrail.ie.
Fota is about a 20 minute drive from Cork international airport. Take the Jack Lynch tunnel to avoid the city centre and follow the directions for travelling by car (above).