Cork Airport (ORK)

Cork Airport is the Republic of Ireland second busiest airport and the third busiest in Ireland.  The Airport is owned and operated by the Dublin Airport Authority which is the state owned.

In the year 2007 the Dublin Airport Authority announced profits of €109 Million up from €69.5 Million the year previous. The airport handled over 3.2 million passengers in the year 2007 with nearly 90% of these being International flights. Cork Airport is located on the N27 and very close to the ring road that surrounds Cork City. Kinsale is a very popular destination near to the airport and is known as the Gourmet capital or Culinary Centre of Ireland. To visit Kinsale by car which is around 20Km in distance you need to head ease out of the Airport, through 3 roundabouts.

At the fourth take the third exit (right) onto the Kinsale Road keep on this road for around 14Km until R611 for a couple of miles and till you reach the R607, this in turn takes you to the R605 at Kinsale.


Cork International Airport
Kinsale Road
Co Cork

Airport Code: ORK

Telephone: +353 (0)21 4313131
Fax: +353(0)21 4313441


Cork Airport Trains

There is currently no train station at cork airport. The nearest is Kent Railway station in Cork.

The Station address: Irish Rail, Kent Station, Lower Glanmire Road, Cork. From her you can connect to various stations including Dublin (Heuston Station). The service is operated by Iarnrod Eireann Irelands national train company.

Cork Airport Coaches

Buses to and from Cork Airport are operated by Bus Eireann. These are very frequent and service the city center and beyond, the route numbers are 226 and 249 buses that go from the Cork Airport to the Bus station at Parnell Place where you can transfer to most destinations.

A shuttle service runs from Cork Airport to the City center every 30 minutes between the hours of 8.00AM to 10.00PM this service is operated by Skylinecork at a cost of 5€ one way or 8.00€ return, please visit our webpage Cork Airport Buses for further information on timetables and destinations.

Cort Airport Taxis

The taxi rank at Cork Airport is located outside of the terminal building. The journey from Cork Airport to the center of Cork is 8Km (5 Miles) and the cost should be around 10€ - 12€ the time for the journey should be around 15 minutes allowing for traffic. For a more in depth guide to prices and companies visit our Taxis at Cork Airport pages.

Cort Airport Parking

Cork Airport can accommodate over 4500 cars for short term and long term parking.

Short term parking is in the Multi story car park next to the Terminal Building.

The prices for the first 15 minutes is Free, with the next four hours at a rate of 2.30€ per hours. Long term parking is operate by Cork Airport Authority and currently operates 2 long term parking facilities. The price for long term parking at Cork Airport is 9.00€ per day or 45€ per week, these prices are inclusive of VAT at a rate of 21%. For more information please visit our Cork Airport Parking pages.

Cork Airport Shops

There is a range of shops at Cork Airport including those last minute item or gifts for your trip. For information on location of the shopping at Cork Airport please visit the link.

Cork Airport Restaurants and Bars

There is a good selection of restaurants with a varied selection of food and drink at Cork Airport, to find out more information regarding choice and locations please visit our Cork Airport restaurants and bars page.

Cork Airport Weather

For a 5 day forecast regarding the weather in Cork Airport please visit the link.

WIFI at Cork Airport

WIFI at Cork Airport is available in Arrivals and Departure areas. The service is provided BT Openzone Credit can be purchased on line by Credit card. One-hour vouchers can be bought for just €10 or 1-day vouchers at €15. A full list of voucher and subscription prices is available on the website

Cork Airport Telephone Numbers

For a list of important telephone numbers and flight information contact please visit our Cork Airport telephone numbers area.

The (IATA) 3 letter code for Cork Airport is ORK named by the International Air Transport Association in Quebec, Canada. The official name for Cork Airport is Cork. To aid your travel to Cork Airport the Geo coordinates are 51.84722, -8.49722 you can enter this into your tom tom or any in car GPS system to help to get directly to the Cork Airport.

Please find below a selection of Airlines, Destination and approx flight times from Cork Airport.

Destination Weekly Flights Distance
London Heathrow (LHR) 4 556 Km (346 Miles)
Dublin (DUB) 3 233 Km (144 Miles)
Malaga (AGP) 2 1,716 Km (1,066 Miles)
Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) 2 906 Km (563 Miles)
London Gatwick (LGW) 2 580 Km (360 Miles)
London Stansted (STN) 2 599 Km (372 Miles)
Rome Fiumicino (FCO) 1 1,922 Km (1,195 Miles)
Warsaw (WAW) 1 2,003 Km (1,245 Miles)
Jersey (JER) 1 533 Km (331 Miles)
Carcassonne (CCF) 1 1,254 Km (779 Miles)

Some of the busiest airlines that fly from Cork Airport are Aer Lingus, Ryanair and Aer Arann between them they cover 30 of the total destination of 26. Aer Lingus is the most frequent with around 19 flights a week out of a total of 49. Of all the destinations from Cork, Aer Lingus covers 39%. London Heathrow, Amsterdam-Schiphol, Fiumicino, Jersey, London Gatwick and Pablo Ruiz Picasso being the most frequent destinations.

You can see below a selection of nonstop flights covered from Cork Airport with approximate times

Airliner Destination Flight Time (Est)
Aer Lingus London Heathrow (LHR) 1 Hour 28 Minutes
Aer Lingus Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) 1 Hour 53 Minutes
Aer Lingus Rome Fiumicino (FCO) 3 Hours 4 Minutes
Aer Lingus Jersey (JER) 1 Hour 26 Minutes
Aer Lingus London Gatwick (LGW) 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Aer Lingus Malaga (AGP) 2 Hours 50 Minutes

If you require a hire car when arriving at Cork Airport you will find a good selection of popular companies situated in the Arrivals lounge or close by. Make sure that you have an up to date credit card when hiring your vehicle at Cork Airport. With so much choice of car rental at Cork airport it may be wise to book online before you arrive as there is limited choice of vehicles at certain times of the year.

Visitor Information - Cork Airport

Airport Information

Address, contact details, lost and found, location map etc...

Airport Name
Time at Airport
Phone Number
+353 (0)21 4313131
Location Map
Map of ORK Airport
No. of monthly flights
No. of countries served
Popular Airlines at ORK
  • Ryanair
  • Aer Lingus
  • VistaJet
  • Avion Express
  • Flexjet
Top Routes
  • Palma Mallorca
  • London
  • Lanzarote
  • Paris
  • Amsterdam

Airports within a 100km of Cork Airport

Airport Distance Useful Links
72.98 km / 45.35 miles
99.11 km / 61.58 miles
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  • Free Cancellations
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