Car Rental at Cork Airport
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 02:01 on 2020-11-23. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.
Speed limit out of town
80 - 100 km/h
50 - 62 mi/h
Speed limit within town
Acceptable limit of BAC
Airport Car Rental
Cork Airport is also known as Aerfort Chorcaí.
Find out more about renting a car in Ireland in our complete guide.
Top international routes
Aer Lingus, Ryanair, Air France, Flybe, Aer Lingus Regional, and Volotea
The single airport terminal serves all domestic and international flights. The arrivals hall is on the ground floor while the departures hall and the check-in hall are on the first floor.
Cork Airport is about 6.5 km (4 mi) from Cork. N27, N40, R641, and Carrigrohane Road/N22 are the main roads connecting the airport to the city.
Most popular types of rental car
- Station wagons - from $44 per day
- Large cars - from $41 per day
- Medium cars - from $32 per day
- People Carriers/Vans - from $81 per day
- Small cars - from $24 per day
- SUVs - from $39 per day
Car rental desks
Many are in the arrivals hall. The exact location of your car rental provider's desk will be listed on your Confirmation Voucher.
Services and facilities
There are coffee shops, a sandwich kiosk, restaurants, and an Irish pub. You’ll find various kinds of shops, including a duty-free outlet for passengers leaving the EU. The airport also has ATMs, a currency exchange, a pharmacy, a lost and found office, luggage wrapping services, and a hair salon. Cork Airport is well equipped for travelers with disabilities. Special assistance is also offered, but make sure to contact your airline at least 48 hours before arrival if you’d like this service. You can find more information on the airport's official website.
Nearest gas station
Topaz gas station, which has the same address as the airport, can be reached in about two minutes and is open 24/7. There are many other gas stations near Cork Airport and on the way to the city.
Popular one-way rentals
- Dublin (265 km / 164 mi)
- Belfast (426 km / 265 mi)
- Galway (224 km / 139 mi)
Cork Airport (ORK)
- IATA: ORK
- ICAO: EICK
- Name: Cork Airport (ORK)
- Size: Large Airport
- Aircraft movements (per year): 19,894
- Passengers (per year): 2,308,507
- Distance from City: 4.3 miles / 7 km S of town
- Working hours: 24 hours a day
- Phone: +353 (0)21 4313131
- Email: email@example.com
Top 5 Locations near Cork Airport
Car Rental at Kerry Airport from $22.89 per day78.9 km / 49.0 miles away
Car Rental at Shannon Airport from $20.92 per day95.0 km / 59.0 miles away
Car Rental at Knock Airport from $20.92 per day225.4 km / 140.0 miles away
Car Rental at Dublin Airport from $16.81 per day225.4 km / 140.1 miles away
Car Rental at Donegal Airport from $40.45 per day350.3 km / 217.7 miles away
Map of Car Rental Locations
When are car rental prices cheapest at Cork Airport?
The cost of renting a car at Cork Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Cork Airport
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Cork Airport is September when prices for an Economy class start from $22.02. You can see that this is 42% cheaper than the yearly average and 78% cheaper than renting a car in May (when rental prices start at $98.38 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!
What’s the most popular rental length at Cork Airport?
Travel length differs from one month to another: in June the average rental period is 7 days, while in October, the average rental period is only 4 days.
Average Rental Length
Which is the busiest car rental month at Cork Airport?
Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Cork Airport in May, while the fewest number of travelers rent in June.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers
|Budget||Toyota Corolla||5||2||Large cars|
|Budget||VW Polo||3||1||Small cars|
|Budget||Renault Clio||4||2||Medium cars|
|Easirent||Ford Fiesta||5||2||Small cars|
|Budget||Ford Ka||2||1||Small cars|
|Easirent||Ford Focus||5||2||Medium cars|
|Easirent||Fiat 500||3||2||Small cars|
|Thrifty||VW Golf||4||2||Medium cars|
|Budget||VW Up||5||1||Small cars|
|Thrifty||VW Polo||4||2||Small cars|
Can we cross into Northern Ireland with a rental car from Cork Airport?
Yes, It is possible to cross the border into Northern Ireland with a rental car. You need to get permission fro the rental company in advance and will also be charged an additional fee.
Do I need to return the rental car to Cork Airport with a full tank of fuel?
Most rental cars in Cork come with a full to full fuel policy. Therefore, if you return the vehicle with a full tank of fuel, you will not be charged anything extra. If you return the vehicle with less than a full tank of fuel, you will be charged for the missing fuel and an additional refueling fee
Is third-party liability insurance included with the rental car at Cork Airport?
Third-party insurance is usually included for rental cars in Cork. To make sure, look for it in the description of the car and the “Rate includes” section of the rental conditions.
Our Customers Reviews
September 2, 2019
Great - not to big - city that had it all; culture, good food, nice pubs and Irish hospitality.
July 20, 2019
Cork airport is clean, not too busy & has good catering facilities.
May 22, 2019
Very nice and accommodating staff.
April 1, 2019
Lovely place but busy roads
Top 12 Suppliers at Cork Airport in 2020
Cork Airport, Kinsale Rd, Cork
$24 - $83
MAIN TERMINAL, CORK AIRPORT
$23 - $32
Cork Airport, Kinsale Rd, Cork
$25 - $84
$21 - $94
$22 - $255
Enterprise Rent A Car
Arrivals Hall Cork Airport
MAIN TERMINAL, CORK AIRPORT
Cork Airport, Kinsale Road, Cork, T12 AC0H
$23 - $171
Cork Airport, Co. Cork, Ireland
Ace Rent a car
+353212363163 / 3172487251
Airport East Bus & Tech park
Airport East Business & Technology Park, Rathmacullig W, Ballygarvan, Cork
$21 - $131