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Cork Airport, opened on October 16, 1961, is one of the busiest in the Republic of Ireland. It operates with international flights to several locations in the United Kingdom and the main destinations in Europe and the United States.
Official Website: corkairport.com
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 2.4 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +353 214 313 131. E-mail: [email protected] The information counter is situated on the Arrivals level.
The airport is located 8 km (5 miles) to the south of the city of Cork.See Map
Car rental counters are found in the Arrivals Hall.
Avis (Tel +353 214 327 460 - 7:30 am to 0:00 am)
Budget (Tel +353 214 314 000 - 7:00 am to 0:00 am)
Enterprise (Tel +353 214 838 973 - 7:00 am to 11:30 pm)
Europcar (Tel +353 212 400 100 - 7:00 am to 11:30 pm)
Hertz (Tel +353 214 965 849 - 7:00 am to 0:00 am)
Payless (Tel +353 212 427 392 - 7:00 am to 0:30 am)
Sixt (Tel +353 1235 2030 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
The airport has ATMs, currency exchange bureau (Mondays through Fridays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm), plugs for electric devices, internet kiosks and free Wi-Fi access. The Aspire Lounge is located in front of gate 8 and opens from 5:00 am to 9:00 pm; the maximum stay is 3 hours and it provides courtesy snacks and drinks, newspapers and magazines, computers, Wi-Fi, air conditioning, TV (access with Priority Pass, DragonPass or Diners Club membership, through online booking or by paying at the door - €25.00).
Food and Drinks- Cafés, bars, restaurants and vending machines both before and after the security control.
Shopping- There are two commercial stores inside the terminal, one on the ground floor and the other across from boarding gate 5, with newspapers, books, magazines, gifts, toys, games.
Baggage- The lost and found service is handled by the information booth (Tel +353 214 313 131).
Other Services- Travel agencies.
Bus - Bus stops are found in front of the terminal building. Line 226/226A from Bus Éireann (Tel +353 185 083 6611) travels to the city centre, Parnell Place bus terminal and Kent train station between 5:30 am and 0:30 am, with a frequency of 30 minutes from Monday to Saturday and every hour on Sundays and holidays. Journey time is around 20 min. and tickets have a cost of €2.80. The bus also goes to Riverstick, Belgooly and Kinsale (30 min.; €7.30). Route 252 goes to Kinsale, Innishannon, Clonakilty, Rosscarbery, Bantry, Kenmare and Killarney at 10:00 am.
Citilink (Tel +353 9156 4164) provides transportation several times a day to Limerick (2 hours; €18.00) and Galway (3 hours and 20 min.; €22.00).
Train - From Kent Station, in Cork city centre, depart services from Iarnród Éireann (Tel +353 1836 6222) headed for the main cities in Ireland.
Taxi - Vehicles are available directly outside the terminal. The fare to downtown Cork is approximately €20.00 and the trip takes about 15 minutes.
There are parking lots for short and long stays open 24 hours a day and regularly patrolled. More information: Tel +353 214 329 633. Rates
Short-Term Car Park - Multi-storey facility with access to the terminal through a covered walkway. The first 15 minutes are free.
Holiday Blue - For long stays, with courtesy shuttle service.
Express Red - Long-term parking. There are bays for motorcycles and bicycles.
It is important that passengers requiring special assistance inform their airline or travel agency about the details of their needs at least 48 hours before their flight. Inside the enclosure there are adapted toilets, lifts, escalators, accessible telephones, contrasting signage and reserved parking.
Latest updates: March 12, 2019