Flights from Edinburgh to Cork

Flight information Edinburgh to Cork

Cheapest return price last month


Direct airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 567 kilometres

1h 35min

Most popular airline last month

Aer Lingus


1 airport

Flights from Edinburgh to Cork

This information is correct as of June 2016

Airlines that fly from Edinburgh to Cork

Currently Aer Lingus and British Airways offer flights from Edinburgh to Cork

Terminal Information – Departing

Edinburgh Airport is conveniently located just 8 miles from the city centre and has excellent public transport links. A new tram line connects the airport to the city centre in 35-40 minutes and costs £5* for a one way fare. Local airport bus service Airlink 100 connects the airport to Waverley Train station in the city centre in just 20-25 minutes, stopping at other destinations along the way. A single fare costs £4.50* while an open return is just £7.50*. Buses operate from 4am to half past midnight. Taxis and car hire are also available from the airport.

Although small and with only one terminal, Edinburgh Airport has offers an excellent range of shops and services. There is a newsagent, chemist, a large duty free shopping area, a couple of bars and restaurants, several cafes and a sushi bar and champagne and oyster bar. There are cash machines, currency exchange desks, a children’s play area, free Wi-Fi internet, baby care and baby changing facilities as well as business and conference services.

Terminal Information – Arriving

Cork Airport is 5 miles from the centre of Cork and 160 miles from Dublin city centre. Both cna be accessed by public transport as well as by car. Local bus 226 connects Cork Airport to Parnell Place Bus Station in Cork in just 20 minutes and costs £5* for a one way ticket. Trains operate to Dublin from Cork’s Kent Railway Station, which is connected by local bus from the airport. Taxis and car hire are also available.

Inside Cork Airport there is a currency exchange desk, cash machines, free Wi-Fi internet, a chocolate cafe, sandwich shops, an Irish pub, duty free shopping, conference facilities, baby changing rooms, car parking and car hire.

Practical Information

You need your passport with you when you’re flying out with the UK. There are printers in the check-in area of Edinburgh Airport, so there is no need to panic if you forget to print your boarding pass. If you have a smartphone you can store your boarding card electronically on your phone. Security can scan the e-barcode so you don’t need to worry about paper at all.

We recommend leaving plenty of time at the airport, so try not to arrive any later than one hour before your flight is due to depart. Queues at security are longer at weekends and during school holidays, so it’s worth giving yourself extra time.

What to expect in Cork

Cork is an energetic and friendly city with a lively and creative cafe culture, bohemian edgy shops, a flourishing art and museum scene and of course an infamous live music heritage that continues to this day. It has been a European Capital of Culture thanks to its literary prowess while over 20 festivals stud the year with exiting events from film and music to literature, dance and local custom. Swim in the River Dee, feast on seafood by the waterside or get out and explore the history of Blarney Castle.

Cork is blessed with a mild climate but with strong Atlantic winds. Summer months are the warmest while winters can be cold and damp. Cork is an averagely priced city with a pint of beer costing from €4.50*, a coffee around €5* and dinner for two with wine from €75*.


*Prices subject to change

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.