Cork Airport, 5 km (3 miles) south of Cork City on the Kinsale road, has direct flights daily to Dublin, London (Heathrow, Gatwick, and Stansted), Manchester, East Midlands, Paris, and Malaga, and direct flights to many other European cities. Shannon Airport, 26 km (16 miles) west of Limerick City, is the point of arrival for many transatlantic flights, including direct flights from Atlanta, Chicago, Philadelphia, Toronto (summer only), and New York City (from both JFK and Newark). It also has regular flights from the United Kingdom and many European cities.


Cork Airport (021/431–3131.

Shannon Airport (061/712–000.

Airport Transfers

Bus Éireann has a bus link between Cork Airport and the Cork Parnell Place Bus Station about every 30 minutes, and a route between the airport and Kinsale roughly every hour. Tickets for both destinations can be bought on the bus.


Bus Éireann (021/450–8188; 021/422–2129 recorded timetable.