Cork Airport Car Hire
Cork Airport is located 8km south of Cork city.
Car Hire Location:
CARHIRE.ie has a Car rental desk in the main car hire section of the main arrival terminal at Cork Airport. It is located close to the lifts/escalator and the Arrivals Hall exit doors.
Directions to Cork Airport by Car
Cork Airport is located on the south end of the N27 road when coming from the North, West, or East; and off the R600 when coming from Kinsale.
Directions to Cork City from Cork Airport:
Once you’ve pick up your hired car from CARHIRE.ie, on exiting the Airport grounds you take a left at the roundabout and continue 3km until you reach another roundabout. Take the West Cork/Killarney exit (left turn on roundabout) and continue for 2km until you reach another roundabout. Take the Cork City Centre exit (right of roundabout).
Returning Your Car Rental:
To return your CARHIRE.ie Rental Car, follow the signs for "Rental Car Return" either on the approach to the airport or within the airport.
Cork Airport Information:
Cork Airport is one of the three principle airports in Ireland along with Dublin Airport and Shannon Airport. The airport is located to the south of Cork City. In terms of traffic numbers, 2.2 million passengers travelled through the airport in 2012. Sixteen airlines service 54 separate routes from Cork Airport to destinations across Europe. The busiest international routes from Cork Airport are to airports in London (Heathrow, Stansted & Gatwick) and account for 31% of the total passenger figures.
New developments expected to triple the size of the airport will begin in 2015, including the extension of the Terminal, a newly constructed cargo area, extension of the runway to allow the Boeing 747 and Airbus 380 land at the airport and an improvement in the road network.
Car Hire at Cork Airport:
All car rentals at Cork Airport booked through CARHIRE.ie are serviced by Europcar. When you land at Cork Airport, you will pass through the baggage reclaim area and then customs before entering the main arrivals hall. The Europcar rental desk at Cork Airport is located in the arrivals hall and is extremely easy to find. The car rental depot at Cork Airport is located on the grounds of Cork Airport. Customers will be transported by bus to collect their rental car.
Tourist Attractions near Cork Airport:
The entire Cork area has a huge range of tourist attractions. For customers renting a car, the starting point of the Wild Atlantic Way is in Kinsale, a short 20 km drive away. The Wild Atlantic Way is the longest coastal driving route in the world, stretching along 2,500km of Irish coastline. The route follows the west coast of Ireland from Kinsale in the south to Derry in the north. The route is fully signposted and includes 157 discovery points.
When visiting Cork City, The English Market is a world famous covered food market. The market has a focus on high quality and local produce. A market was first established on this site in 1788, but the present building that houses the market was constructed in 1862. The market is best known for its fresh fish and craft butchers.