Arriving By Road

Arriving by Road

Cork Airport is in the south of Ireland. Its is 8km from Cork city to the airport. The address is below and the postcode for the airport is T12 P5NF.

Cork Airport

Kinsale Road,



Do you need information on drop off points for a rental car, please see our Car Rental page?

Getting to Cork Airport is made easier if you have access to the Google maps app, see this link provided. AA Route planner is also very helpful for directions and route layout. Click the link here. We have included a list of travel and kilometres. Please note that these times can vary depending on a few factors including, traffic and travel times.

Distance and travel times to Cork Airport

From Limerick 113.9km (1 hour 40 minutes via R513 and M8)

From Galway 215.5km (2 hours and 55 minutes via the M18)

From Ennis 157.9km (2 hours and 10 minutes via R513 and M8)

From Cork City 8.2km (12 minutes via South Link Road and N27)

From Dublin 264.6km (2 hours 50 minutes via M7 and M8)

From Waterford 130.0km (1 hours 55 minutes via N25)

From Kerry 100.9km (1 hour 40 minutes via N22)

From Tipperary town 103.0km (1 hour 15 minutes via M8)

From Kinsale 21.0km(35 minutes via R600)

From Cliff of Moher 195.5km (2 hour 45 minutes via R513)

From Rock of Cashel 99.8km (1 hour 20 minutes via M8)

From Bunratty Castle 131.0km (1 hour and 55 minutes via R513 and M8)

From Dromoland Castle 146.9km ( 1 hour and 55 minutes via R513 and M8)

From Adare Manor 99.8km (I hour and 35 minutes via N20)

From Thomond Park 124.6km (1 hour 45 minutes via R513 and M8)

From University Limerick 115.4km (1 hour 45 minutes via R513 and M8)

Car Hire

The car hire depots are located right next to the terminal building. Travelling into Cork Airport via the Kinsale road you will see the terminal building in front of you after passing through some roundabouts and Circle K fuel station on your right-hand side. See link here for Circle K fuel station if you need fuel or a coffee. The car rental desks are situated in the terminal building just a short walk from the drop off depots right next to the terminal building.

Follow the Kinsale road, and signs for the airport to arrive on the grounds and then see signs for car rental company return areas.

Car Parking

There are 3 main car parks at Cork Airport, Short term car park. The two long term car parks are Express Red carp park and Holiday Blue car park. Approaching the airport follow the signs for car parks, either short term or long term depending on your requirements. All car parks are a short distance from the terminal building. Please see our car parking page for full information.

There is a set down area right in front of the terminal building for dropping off.

Please contact car parking section on or +353(0)21 432 9633

Arriving by Public Transport Coach

Travelling to Cork Airport by Coach, the main companies operating services are Bus Eireann and Citylink. The bus driver will drop you off right at the terminal building. You will just have a short walk into the terminal building. Attract links for bus Eireann and Citylink.

Arriving on a Private Coach

Travelling on a private coach your driver will drop you at the terminal building. You will walk a short distance and enter the terminal building. If you want to give your private coach company a review on trip advisor click here.

Arriving by Taxi

Your driver will drop you right outside the terminal building, there is set down the lane outside the terminal building and also a taxi rank area. Your taxi driver will drop you off and it’s a short walk into the terminal building. Cork Airport Guide recommends the free now taxi app and also Lee cabs Cork. You can contact Lee cabs on +353(0)21 4393977

Arriving by Limousine

Cork Airport Guide recommends that you take into account traffic delays while travelling to Cork Airport. You driver will enter via the Kinsale road, and drop you off in set down area right in front of the terminal building. Luggage trolleys are available if you require on for your bags.

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