Cork Airport Car Hire

Cork Car Hire Ireland

CORK AIRPORT CAR HIRE cheap car rental from the following rent a car companies at Cork Airport. Hertz, Avis,  Alamo, Budget Dollar, National Sixt, Thrifty Eurocar . If you plan to tour Waterford West Cork and Kerry why not  rent a car at Cork airport limited availability at Cork City Car. We can arrange one way rental where you can drop the car back to Shannon Airport or Dublin Airport. Prices include one way rental fee Just click on Car Hire Quote to get a total price with no hidden extras car hire prices.


  • Avis Car Hire
  • Budget Car Hire
  • Europcar Car Hire
  • Hertz Car Hire
  • Maggiore Car Hire
  • Sixt Car Hire


Cork Airport Terminal Building


Cork Airport Car Hire


Cork Airport Departures

Where Can I Rent a Car in Cork

The best places to rent a car in Cork is at the airport. It is only 5km from Cork city center, there will be a larger selection of cars availble, also the rates will be a lot cheaper at Cork airport. You can also rent in Cork city but it is only open 9 to 5 and the pick up depot is 5 km from the city cente and more difficult to get to as there is no bus or train serive to it.

Cork Airport Car Hire

Cork Internation Airport, Kinsale Road Cork

Cork City Centre Car Hire

Monaghan Road, Off Centre PArk Road Cork

Testimonials / What Our Customers Say

  • Very easy to pick up the hire car at Cork Airport, staff very friendly and helpful
    Nigel Twomey, London.
  • Very convenient to have the car rental desks in Cork airport terminal. Excellent service thank you.
    Frank McCarthy, Melbourne, Australia
  • Cheap car hire, Easy to book, Excellent Car. Does exactly what it says on the tin.
    Kevin Murphy,Marbella, Spain
  • I would recommend Cork Airport Car Hire Network to anyone looking for a hassel free car rental
    Sonia Lloyd Surrey

Cork Airport Map

Cork Airport Information

Airport Name: Cork Airport
Address: Kinsale Road
City:Cork City
Country: Ireland
Airport Code: IATA ICAO
Country Code:
Location: Cork Airport
Time Zone: GMT

Driving Directions to Cork Airport
Follow signs Kinsale, Car Ferry to leave by South City Link Road N27 Junction with N28 (South Ring) At roundabout take 2nd exit (signposted Kinsale, Airport) and at mini-roundabout forward Cork Airport (on right)

Car Parking:Short Term and Long term Parking at Cork Airport is available with over 4,600 spaces available in total. Ther are two long term car parks and Pa ark 'N' Ride facility operates to and from the long-term car
Drivers with special needs may avail of the short-term car park in the multi-storey in order to be closer to the main Terminal
Public Transport:Public Bus service will go direct to Cork City Centre, take the Bus Eireann bus directly from the Airport terminal. There is no rail service to Cork Airport Irish rail operates a nationwide service from Cork's Kent Train
Taxi service avaialble our site the main entrance
Bus service Bus Eireann opperates form out site the terminal

Car Hire The car rental  desks are located directly in from of the exit after leaving the security area .

Train service

Information Desk in to the right after eaving the security area on the fround floor
Information Desk is located on the Arrivals floor.

Places to visit and things to do when you rent a car at Cork Airport

Once you collect your Car Hire at Cork Airport you can set off and at the roundabout take a right and you will be in the correct direction for travelling to the lovely town of Kinsale, known for its gourmet restaurants, and why not take a stroll before dinner, visit Charles Fort on the Hill a nice walk from Kinsale town or take the little train up to it. On your way back take in the Sciliy Walk, a beautiful riverside walk back into Kinsale. Visit Sandycove with its little beach, boat marina and spectacular views from James Fort. Also visit Desmond Castle and find out some of its ancient history.

Travelling this West Cork route in your car rental, explore the towns and villages along the way further west such as Bandon, the abbey in Timoleague, popular Courtmacsherry, Clonakility and Inchydoney, Rosscarbery and the tip which is Galley Head. You will take in some of Irelands lively towns and some great driving routes. Be prepared to stop off along the way and meet the locals,all part of the fun. There are many fine Blue Flag Beaches in West Cork so be prepared to take to the water.

Equally if you are using your Car Hire from Cork Airport to visit East Cork this is also very accessible with a good road network to take you there. Stop in Carrigtwohill and visit the historic Barryscourt Castle beautifully restored with a tea shop on site. Further on is Midleton town, home to Jameson Midleton Distillery and then Castlemartyr, Killeagh and the seaside town of Youghal with its Blue Flag Beach of Claycastle, a great family spot. Also from Carrigtwohill you can decide to veer off and visit the wonderful Fota House and Gardens and Fota Wildlife Park for the Kids, a great day out and then on to the historic town of Cobh, with Cobh Heritage Centre and the Queenstown Experience.

Flying into Cork Airport and renting a car there, makes visiting both West Cork and East Cork very accessible, even travelling further to Kerry or Limerick or the Shannon Region are all comfortable drives.

Cork Airport Hotels and Cork City Hotels

Cork International Airport Hotel located next to Cork Airport, just a 3 minute walk (or use our FREE shuttle bus if you like) to the hotel and a short 15 minute drive to Cork City centre. If you are driving to Cork or availing of one of our Stay, Park & Fly Packages, we offer FREE car parking for all our guests. 146 Hotel Rooms with large, comfortable beds. Choose from Deluxe, Executive or Apartments. Spacious hotel rooms designed for style and more importantly comfort. We even have black out blinds for weary travellers who need a daytime rest.

Park Inn Hotel Cork Airport, formally the Radisson SAS Hotel, is a stylish contemporary hotel situated within the airport complex. It is located just 10 minutes form Cork City and is on the main route to Kinsale and West Cork. There is complimentary Wi-Fi available throughout the hotel. There is a 24 hour complimentary shuttle service available to and from the Airport terminal and also the Airport business park. Also we now offer complementary car parking to our guests.

The Cork Travelodge hotel is ideally situated (1 mile from Cork Airport & 1.5 miles from City Centre) for those looking for a base to explore Cork city and county offering spacious, modern rooms together with unbeatable fixed room pricing. For the budget conscious family, corporate guest or short break customer the Cork Travelodge hotel cannot be beaten for low cost accommodation and value. "Eddie Rockets" American style Diner open from 8.00am to 11pm serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Clarion Hotel in Cork City Centre offers cool, clean lines. Simple, elegant colours. Stress-free check-in. People who love what they do. And all the services you dream of. Welcome to the 4 star Clarion Hotel Cork. Designed to redefine the idea of what a four star hotel should be. Superbly located overlooking Cork's infamous River Lee and facing the splendid architecture of City Hall, the new Clarion Hotel is only two minutes walk to the business, shopping and entertainment centre of Cork City. 197 contemporary rooms, complimented by elegant riverside suites and a stunning rooftop Penthouse overlooking the city's skyline. The Clarion features Augustine's Restaurant, Kudos Bar and a stunning Atrium lounge and state of the art Conference & Event suites with capacity for 380 delegates. SanoVitae Health & Spa boasts 18m pool, fully equipped gym, sauna