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Airports in Cork

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.

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

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