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Nearest Distances

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Distance from ORK to:

Blarney 17 km
Kinsale 22 km
Cobh 28 km

Nearest Major Airports:

Kerry Airport 105 km
Shannon Airport 132 km
Dublin Airport 268 km

Car Hire Cork

Cork Airport Guide

Cork is on the banks of the River Lee and is the 2nd largest city in Ireland. Originally, it was a crowded walled city and is now a cosmopolitan and vibrant city, only second to Dublin in popularity. By day you can take a guided walking tour of the city and see Elizabeth Fort and St Finbars Cathedral. By night, pub crawl tours are popular, especially on Barrack Street. Cork is also known for its markets and fine restaurants. Out and about with your car hire Cork, kiss the Blarney Stone at Blarney Castle and visit the old colourful port of Cobh. Kinsale is a pretty seaside town, well worth a visit for its restaurants and festivals.

Cork Airport Directions

The airport is 8 km from the city via the N27 and just a 15 minute drive.

Cork Airport Parking

There is short and long term parking at the airport and 4600 spaces. The car parks are open 24 hours and patrolled by airport security.

Cork Airport Flight Information

Most flights from Cork Airport are within Ireland and the UK but there are some European flights, year round. There are also many seasonal flights to destinations all over Europe, mostly operated by budget and charter airlines.

Hotels Near Cork Airport

The airport has 2 hotels nearby. The Cork International Airport Hotel is located in the airport business park and the Radisson Blu Cork Airport is opposite the terminal building. Both hotels have a shuttle bus service to the airport if you do not have car hire Cork Airport.

Cork Time Zone

Cork is in the Western Europe Time Zone and on Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+0).

Cork Info

The airport has a new modern terminal with many facilities for passengers including a small selection of shops and five outlets for eating. There is a bank and bureau de change for all your money services and executive lounges are also available. There are internet access points and free Wi-Fi service if you need to check emails. Vending machines are located around the terminal should you need a last minute snack for your flight.

Cork Airport Trivia:

  • Cork Airport is the 2nd busiest in Ireland.
  • London Heathrow is the busiest route.
  • In 2010, almost 2 ½ million passengers passed through Cork Airport.
  • At present, the runway is being extended to accommodate larger aircraft such as the 747 and A380.
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