Flights from Cork to Manchester

Flight information Cork to Manchester

Cheapest return price last month


Direct airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 452 kilometres

1h 35min

Most popular airline last month

Aer Lingus


1 airport

This information is correct as of November 2015

Airlines that fly from Cork to Manchester

There are 2 flights a day from Cork to Manchester, all of which are operated by Aer Lingus.

Terminal Information - Departing

There is only one main terminal in Cork Airport, which has been recently renovated. The airport is clean, modern and compact, which makes it very practical for flights.

There is free Wifi available all of Cork Airport, as well as a few internet kiosks and power points. Food and dining options are limited, but there is a restaurant and bar landside. There is also a bookshop and currency exchange. If you’re flying to London and plan on staying there, you will need to order Pounds to use in the UK.

Terminal Information - Arriving

Aer Lingus operates outside of Terminal 1 in Manchester. Terminal 1 is one of the largest terminals, however if you’re arriving into Manchester Airport you won’t have access to the Duty Free shops and fashion outlets on the airside. When departing Manchester, you go through a small Duty Free shop, then when you have left the borders you will find a WHSmith, Boots and other small convenience shops before travelling onwards.

The train and bus station is easy to find from Terminal 1, which will lead you into Manchester as well as the surrounding areas. To reach other major UK cities, you will have to catch the train to Manchester, and then get a connecting train to your next destination.

Practical Information

You will need a passport for travelling to the UK, but Irish citizens do not need a visa for visiting or working in Manchester.

You will need to exchange Euros for Pounds, which you can do in both Cork and Manchester Airport.

Manchester Airport is not located in the city; but it’s south of the city, closer to Old Trafford.

What to expect in Manchester

Manchester is typically more expensive than Cork, but it isn’t noticeable. You’ll find that little things like food and drink are marginally more costly here, but taxis tend to be more affordable. Manchester is much less busy than Dublin, unless of course you are visiting during a Manchester football game – then the crowds pick up a little!

You are able to drive around Manchester but it’s recommended that you choose to ride the bus, trains or trams instead. Tickets are easy to pick up from local stations. Check out the Manchester travel guide!

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