Cork Airport is the second busiest airport in the Republic of Ireland. The airport is just 8km from the city centre. Cork airport is a convenient gateway to the scenic southwest of Ireland. There are good onward bus and train connections from Cork bus and railway stations. The airport has a good choice of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. A new terminal opened in 2006.
Cork is exceptionally well served from the UK, with budget, scheduled and low-cost airlines all offering flights. Recent years have seen economical direct flights with Ryanair and Jet2.com. Fares are frequently among the lowest to Ireland from the UK. Ryanair currently operate flights from Liverpool, London Gatwick and London Stansted. Jet2.com operates a year-round route from Newcastle.
Cork is especially well served by the Irish national carrier Aer Lingus. You should find very competitive fares from a choice of regional airports that usually includes Manchester, Bristol, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow International, Jersey and London Heathrow. Aer Arann also offer well-priced flights from Manchester and Bristol.
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The Air Coach route 226 heads for Cork City Centre, Parnell Place Bus Station and Kent Railway Station. Good onward bus connections from Parnell Place Bus Station to towns and cities throughout Ireland. Good onward train connections from Cork Kent railway station.
Bus route 249 heads for Cork City Centre and Kinsale.
Direct flights from Ryanair, Jet2.com, Aer Lingus and Aer Arann.
• London Stansted
• London Gatwick
• Glasgow International
• London Heathrow