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Arriving by air

Cork International Airport is the nearest airport with nonstop flights arriving from Amsterdam, Birmingham, Cardiff, Dublin, Glasgow, Liverpool, London Stansted, London Heathrow (LHR), Manchester, Paris, Plymouth.

Flight routings from selected airports are shown below but please note that this information from Aer Rianta is for guidance only, and that you should check with your preferred airline's website or your travel agent for full flight schedules. Airline codes and websites are listed at the bottom of this page.

Ryan Air is a cut price airline operating from Stansted to Cork and offering some extremely cheap fares on certain seats, according to demand. Please note however, that Ryan Air is a "point-to-point" airline and they advise in their small print, that you should NOT book connecting flights with them since if you miss a connection for any reason (eg incoming RYAN AIR flight to Stansted is delayed due to bad weather or air traffic control), then you have lost your onward connection and must pay again, assuming seats are still available.

Flight to Cork from:

Amsterdam
nonstop flights and via Dublin (EI)
Barcelona
via Dublin, LHR, Amsterdam, LHR (EI, KL, IB)
Berlin
via Amsterdam and LHR (LH, BA, EI)
Birmingham
nonstop flights (EI, BE, BA)
Boston
via Dublin and LHR (EI, BA, AA, CO)
Bristol
via Dublin (BA, EI, FR)
Brussels
via LHR and Dublin (EI, BA)
Cardiff
nonstop flights
Chicago
via Dublin and LHR (EI, AA)
Cologne
via LHR (BA and EI)
Copenhagen
via Amsterdam, Dublin, LHR, Manchester, Birmingham (KL, EI, BA, SK)
Dublin
nonstop flights (EI, BA, RE)
Dusseldorf
via Amsterdam, Dublin, LHR (KL, LH, EI, BA)
Edinburgh
via Birmingham and Dublin, LHR (BE, GO, EI, BA)
Exeter
via Dublin (BE, EI)
Frankfurt
via LHR and Dublin (BD, LH, BA, EI)
Geneva
via Amsterdam and LHR (KL, BA, EI, SR)
Glasgow
Non stop flights and via Dublin (BE, BA, EI, GO)
Gothenburg
via Amsterdam, LHR, Birmingham, Manchester (KL, BD, SK, BA, EI)
Hamburg
via Amsterdam and LHR (BA, LH, EI)
Hanover
via Amsterdam (KL, EI)
Helsinki
via Amsterdam, LHR, Manchester (KL, BA, AY, EI)
Lisbon
via LHR (BA, EI)
London Stansted
Nonstop flights (FR)
London Heathrow
Nonstop flights (BA, EI)
Los Angeles
via LHR (UA, EI)
Lyon
via CDG and LHR (AF, EI)
Madrid
via Dublin and LHR (IB, EI)
Manchester
Nonstop flights and via Dublin (BA)
Milan LIN
via LHR, Dublin, Stansted (EI, AZ, BA, LH, FR, GO)
Munich
via Dublin, Frankfurt, LHR (LH, BA, EI, UA, BD)
New York, JFK and Newark
via Dublin and LHR (AA, BA, CO, DL, EI)
Paris CDG
Non stop flights and via LHR and Dublin (EI, AF, LH)
Plymouth
Non stop flights and via Dublin (BA, EI)
Rome FCO
via Amsterdam, LHR, Dublin (KL, BA, EI)
Stuttgart
via Amsterdam and LHR (KL, BA, EI)
Toulouse
via Paris and LHR (AF, EI)
Vienna
via Amsterdam, LHR, Frankfurt (OS, BA, LH, EI)
Zurich
via Amsterdam, LHR, Dublin (KL, BA, EI, SR)

Airline codes and websites

Code Airline Website
AA American Airlines http://www.aa.com/
AF Air France http://www.airfrance.com/
AY Finnair http://www.finnair.com/
AZ Alitalia http://www.alitalia.com/
BA British Airways http://www.british-airways.com/
BD British Midland http://www.flybmi.com/
BE British European http://www.british-european.com/
CO Continental http://www.continental.com/
DL Delta Airlines http://www.delta.com/
EI Aer lingus http://www.aerlingus.ie/
FR Ryan Air http://www.ryanair.ie/
IB Iberia http://www.iberia.com/
KL KLM http://www.klm.nl/
LH Lufthansa http://www.lufthansa.com/
OS Austrian Airlines http://www.aua.com/
RE Aer Arann http://www.aerarannexpress.com/
SK SAS http://www.sas.se/
SR Swissair http://www.swissair.com/
UA United Airlines http://www.ual.com/

Getting from Cork Airport to Kinsale

Cork Airport lies approximately 8km south of the city of Cork on the Kinsale Road. You do not need to travel into Cork to go to Kinsale as it lies in the opposite direction. Taxis cost approximately 25 EUR and the journey takes around 25 minutes. A bus service also connects the airport to Kinsale. The fare is approximately 5.50EUR with a journey time of about 30mins (see .

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Shuttle bus to Kinsale

Bookings for the shuttle bus are now closed. However you can still access the list of delegates arrival and departure times.

Arriving by rail

Connections to all major rail-linked towns and cities in the country can be made from Cork's Kent Station. Eleven trains operate daily to Dublin with connections to Limerick and the West of Ireland. Several trains operate from Dublin to all major towns and cities in Northern Ireland. A taxi from Cork's Kent Station to Kinsale will cost approximately 32EUR. A bus service also connects the station to Kinsale. The fare is approximately 6.70EUR with a journey time of about 45mins.

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Arriving by sea

There are direct sailings to Cork from Swansea and Roscoff (France), and sailings to Dublin from Holyhead.

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