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Cork Airport

Cork Airport - Aerfort Chorcaí (ORK)

Overview

One of the three main airports in Ireland (along with Dublin and Shannon), Cork Airport is located four miles (6.5km) south of the city of Cork, in an area called Farmer's Cross. As Ireland's second busiest airport, Cork Airport processes nearly 2.5 million passengers each year.

The terminal is a new, state-of-the-art facility opened in 2006, with a selection of shops and restaurants that would be impressive even in a larger airport. Cork Airport's traffic is mainly via low-cost carriers like Ryanair and Jet2.com, and savvy travellers know that flights to Cork are often better bargains than similar itineraries to Dublin.

Location

The airport is located at Farmers Cross, four miles (6.5km) south of Cork city.

Getting to the city

A Skylink shuttle leaves to Cork city from the airport every half hour. There are also city buses that depart from the airport to the city. There are also taxis and rental cars available at the airport, and it takes about 25 minutes to reach the city centre.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +353 (0)21 431 3131.

Car rental

Car rental companies operating from the arrivals hall in the airport include Avis, Budget, Hertz, Europcar, Irish Car Rentals, Alamo, National and Thrifty.

Airport Taxis

There are taxis available outside the airport arrivals hall and the fare to the centre of Cork is about €15.

Facilities

The information counter is in the arrivals hall, between the car rental counters and the Londis shop. There are ATMs, a bank and Bureau de Change at the airport, as well as a VIP lounges. There is also a sports bar with big-screen TVs, a Starbucks café and a Subway Sandwich outlet at the airport.

Parking

There is short and long-term parking available in multi-level car parks, with fees ranging from €2.50 per hour to €9.50 per day. The long-term lots are serviced by a free shuttle to the terminal.

Website

www.corkairport.com

Airlines

Flights to Cork Airport are available on Aer Lingus, Jet2.com, Ryanair and Wizz Air.

Internet

Cork Airport offers free wifi for passengers.

Business Lounges

There are private meeting rooms in the Jack Lynch Departure Lounge, which costs €25 for three hours and provides refreshments, newspapers, and internet access. More conference facilities are available at the Cork International Hotel across the road from the terminal.


Cork Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.