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To reach Cork from the UK, consider Ryanair which flies from Liverpool, Gatwick, Stansted and East Midlands. Alternatively, Aer Lingus flies from Heathrow, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Jersey.
There are 2 airlines who fly direct from London Heathrow to Cork. As of June, there are 30 flights per week flying from London Heathrow to Cork.
History. Discover the colourful history of Cork Airport in this section with a year by year account beginning in 1928 involving the first move to get an air base for Cork to 1961, the official opening of Cork Airport on October 12 all the way up to present day.
Ryanair fly direct from Cork to London Gatwick.
Airlines flying from Cork
Ryanair, CityJet and Aer Lingus all provide direct flights from London to Cork. Ryanair fly from Standsted Airport, CityJet fly from London City Airport and Aer Lingus fly from London Heathrow. Stansted Airport has just one terminal. Passengers are advised to arrive at least two hours before their scheduled flight departure time.
London Heathrow Airport has a number of terminals. Aer Lingus flights for Cork leave from Terminal 2. Once passengers have checked-in and passed through security, they’ll find plenty of facilities in the Terminal 2 departures hall.
The fastest journey normally takes 13h 18m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, London Midland, National Express and others, the London to Cork service departs from London Euston and arrives in Cork Kent. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
Ireland and the UK are part of the Common Travel Area. As a result, you don’t need a passport to travel between London and Cork. However, in lieu of a passport, you will need some other form of photographic ID. It’s best to check with your airline as to which forms of identification they accept.