Direct flights to Cork
Experience history and architecture in the traditional city of Cork – book your flight today! Take part of our guide to learn more about Cork and find all direct flights to the city.
Cork is a medium sized and second largest airport in Ireland. In total there are 42 airports with direct flights to Cork from 10 different countries. The airport is a focus city for Ryanair (Operating base.) and Aer Lingus . You can easily reach Cork with daily non-stop flights from airline hub Amsterdam with KLM.
Non-stop routes to ORK:
Situated on the south coast of Ireland, Cork is the country’s second city, offering a great mix of traditional Irish charm with fine architecture. It has the buzz of a modern city and boasts an impressive arts and culture scene with its fantastic music, theatres and restaurants.
Cork is vibrant and cheerful, with music, theatre and film all playing a major role in city life, while world-renowned annual festivals add to the lively atmosphere, making it the European Capital of Culture 2005. Popular day trips from Cork include Kinsale and the beautiful coastal scenery of County Kerry, including the Dingle Peninsula.
Looking for a direct flight to Cork?
If you are planning a trip to Cork, we recommend that you search for a direct flight. This is possible from most parts of Europe and makes traveling easy and convenient. In the list below we present some of the most popular direct routes to Cork. Please use the links to see all flight options from each airport.
- Direct flights from London (LHR) to Cork (ORK)
- Direct flights from Amsterdam (AMS) to Cork (ORK)
- Direct flights from Paris (CDG) to Cork (ORK)
- Direct flights from Manchester (MAN) to Cork (ORK)
- Direct flights from Malaga (AGP) to Cork (ORK)
- Direct flights from Frankfurt (FRA) to Cork (ORK)
- Direct flights from Venice (VCE) to Cork (ORK)
- Direct flights from Faro (FAO) to Cork (ORK)
Don’t miss this – architecture, history and culture
With the River Lee flowing around its centre, Cork has an enviable setting with a magnificent harbour, one of the largest natural harbours in the world. It offers a great array of architecture, including two cathedrals and spectacular church towers, most notably the Shandon Church Tower. The tower is one of Cork’s most famous landmarks from where you can admire the spectacular views of the city.
For history buffs, take a visit to some of Cork’s museums, like the Cork Public Museum or the Butter Museum where you can discover how the city was once the centre of the Butter Exchange in the 19th Century. If art is more your thing, there are plenty of galleries to wander around such as the city’s principal gallery, the Crawford Municipal Art Gallery.
After a day’s sight-seeing, relax in one of Cork's friendly cafes or bars sampling some traditional Irish stew. Along with some Guinness and live Irish music this will complete your day off nicely. Situated just north of Cork is Blarney Castle which is one of Ireland’s oldest castles and famous for its stone.
Searching for cheap flights to Cork
Our superb Directflights.com search facility enables you to find the best cheap flights to Cork whether you are looking for lastminute flights to Cork or booking in advance. The cheapest flights to Cork can usually be found during the off-peak times of travel, avoiding the busy school holiday periods.
Cork climate – the sunniest in Ireland
The climate of Cork, like the rest of Ireland, is mild and changeable with abundant rainfall and a lack of temperature extremes. There are on average 151 rainy days a year, of which there are 75 days with heavy rain.
Cork is also a generally foggy city, with an average of 100 days of fog a year, most common in winter mornings. Despite this, however, Cork is also one of Ireland's sunniest cities, with an average of 3.8 hours of sunshine every day and only having 69 days where there is no recordable sunshine, mostly during and around winter.