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Cork Airport

General information

Cork Airport in the south-western province of Munster is the second largest airport in Ireland. Aer Lingus and Ryanair offer the most flights to and from Cork Airport. An excellent accommodation at a very short distance from the terminal is Cork Airport Hotel, ideal for early departures.


Where is Cork Airport situated?

Cork Airport is located south of the city. To get to the airport you have to drive to the roundabout where the N27 and R600 come together and take the direction of Cork Airport Business Park.

How many terminals does Cork Airport have?

Cork Airport is a nice and modern airport, it has one terminal.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Cork Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Ireland.

Airport Distance
Kerry Airport 81km
Shannon Airport 99km



The distance from Cork Airport to the centre of Cork is 9 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Cork.

From ORK Airport to Cork City centre by Car
9 km
20 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Cork Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Cork Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Cork Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Cork Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Cork is about € 20.-. Book your taxi at Cork Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From ORK Airport to Cork City centre by Taxi
9 km
20 min
€ 20.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Cork Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Sixt, Hertz, Europcar and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Cork Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Cork Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Cork Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Cork Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Cork Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Cork Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Aer Lingus
  • Ryanair
  • Volotea
  • Flybe
  • KLM


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Cork Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Cork International Hotel, Cork

This hotel is directly opposite Cork Airport with a free shuttle service. It is just a 10-minute drive from Cork City, where there are shops, vibrant bars and restaurants. The Cork International Hotel is in Cork Airport Business Park.

Hotels in Cork

Looking for the best hotels in Cork? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Clayton Hotel Cork City, Cork

Facing Cork City Hall, the Clayton Hotel Cork overlooks the River Lee. It offers beautifully designed air-conditioned rooms, a health and spa centre with pool, and a fine restaurant.


Jurys Inn Cork, Cork

Jurys Inn Cork is located on Anderson’s Quay overlooking the River Lee. Jurys is a 5-minute walk from Kent Station and offers a bar, restaurant, and 24-hour reception.


Shandon Bells Guest House, Cork

On the banks of the River Lee, Shandon Bells offers bright, classically furnished rooms with LCD TVs, and full Irish breakfasts. Guests can enjoy on-site private fishing on the river.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Cork Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Prague: Czech Beer Museum Entrance and Tasting

Experience Czech beer history and brewing traditions at the Czech Beer Museum. Learn about the history and secrets behind the brewing process. Enjoy tastes of 4 Czech beer samples and bottle your own beer with your own label at the end of the visit.


Cliffs of Moher and More: Full-Day Tour from Cork

Visit the Cliffs of Moher on a day tour from Cork. See more of Ireland’s scenic west coast including the city of Limerick, the Burren, and Bunratty Castle.

Tour & transport

From Cork: Ring of Kerry Guided Day Trip

The Ring of Kerry is a mystical and unspoiled part of Ireland that has attracted visitors for centuries. Spend a day on a tour from Cork to enjoy its spectacular beauty and ancient heritage. Stop in quaint villages and marvel at stunning coastal views.


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Have you visited Cork Airport lately? So far, 1 airport passenger has written an airport review about Cork Airport and gave a score of 1 out of 5. Provide other airport travellers with essential airport information and tell us about your airport experience.

Latest airport review

Robert O Meara
4 months ago

Came in from Tenerife yesterday,20th Aug,Lanzarote flight with us,2 customs officers made 2 flights queue and scanned every single passengers bags,1 scanner only,had blue channel closed,took forever,absolute total disgrace,people made do this after long flights.Total disgrace.All for a few extra fags and drinks??With the amount of corruption and serious crime in Ireland and all they worried about is people with duty free.Cork airport,you are a joke.Management are a joke for standing over this.

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