Getting Around

Local and regional bus transport is provided by Bus Eireann, with routes covering the city and linking Cork to surrounding suburbs. The main regional bus terminal is at Parnell Place in the city centre, with buses departing to various destinations in Ireland throughout the day. Tickets can be bought online, at booking offices or from the bus driver. It's a good idea to consider getting a Leap card, which entitles travellers to a discount, and means they don't need to carry cash.

Kent Station acts as the city's primary railway hub, with local and regional lines provided by Irish Rail. Three local lines connect Cork with Mallow to the north, Cobh to the southeast and Middleton to the east. Long-distance rail connects Cork to other major Irish cities. Tickets can be purchased online or at station booking offices.

Private taxi services operate throughout the city and cabs can either be booked in advance or hailed at taxi ranks throughout the city. There are several cycle routes within the city and bicycles can be hired from several outlets.

Airports

Cork Airport

The airport is located at Farmers Cross, four miles (6.5km) south of Cork city.

Cork Airport (ORK)

Overview

There are city buses that depart from the airport to the city centre as well as to Parnell Place Bus Station, the main bus station for Cork city. There are also taxis and rental cars available at the airport, and it takes about 20 minutes to reach the city centre.

Location

The airport is located at Farmers Cross, four miles (6.5km) south of Cork city.

Getting to the city

There are city buses that depart from the airport to the city centre as well as to Parnell Place Bus Station, the main bus station for Cork city. There are also taxis and rental cars available at the airport, and it takes about 20 minutes to reach the city centre.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

Car rental

Car rental companies operating from the airport include Avis, Budget, Hertz, Europcar, and Enterprise.

Airport Taxis

There are taxis available outside the airport arrivals hall.

Facilities

There are ATMs, a bank and bureau de change, as well as a VIP lounge. There are a number of dining, bar and shopping options available at the airport.

Parking

There is short and long-term parking available in multi-level car parks. The long-term lots are serviced by a free shuttle to the terminal. Short-term parking is free for the first 15-minutes.

www.corkairport.com

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