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Flight Information between Cork and London

distanceDistance357 miles (576 km)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesRyanair or Aer Lingus

Flights from Cork to London cover the 357 miles (576 km) long trip with our travel partners like Ryanair or Aer Lingus. There are direct flight services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Cork Airport and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.


RyanAir between Cork and London

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Cork to London Flights: An Overview

There are between nine and 13 daily flights from Cork to London, the United Kingdom's capital and largest city. Throughout the week, flight times and frequency are quite consistent, although weekdays tend to offer a greater range of evening flight times. The two main airlines operating this route make the journey in 1 hour and 20 minutes to 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Which airlines fly from Cork to London?

National carrier Aer Lingus and budget operator Ryanair offer direct daily Cork to London flights.

How long is the flight from Cork to London?

Flying directly from Cork to London takes between 1 hour and 20 minutes and 1 hour and 30 minutes. Aer Lingus offers the fastest flight times, with their later Cork to London flights usually scheduled for 1 hour and 20 minutes.

How many flights are there from Cork to London?

There are between nine and 13 daily flights from Cork to London. The first Cork to London flight is early in the morning at around 6.40 a.m. serviced by Ryanair, and the last evening flight on weekdays is serviced by Aer Lingus at around 8.00 p.m. On weekends, the last scheduled flight is the Aer Lingus in the late afternoon.

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from Cork to London?

Departure airport:Cork Airport is Ireland's third largest international airport and provides amenities such as shopping, dining, Wifi, and exchange services. Cork Airport is roughly 20 minutes from Parnell Place Bus Station on Bus 226, and short and long term parking is available.

Departure airport: Stansted Airport is northeast of London's city center, and like all London's major airports, it offers long and short term parking. Liverpool Street is a 47-minute ride away on the Stansted Express train from the airport. London Heathrow Airport is London's busiest airport and offers a huge range of amenities, including shopping, dining and spa facilities. Heathrow Airport is a 50 to 60-minute ride on the London Underground from the city center. Gatwick Airport, located south of central London, is a 30-minute train ride on the Gatwick Express to Victoria Station.

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What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my flight to London from Cork?

Travel between Cork, Ireland and London, United Kingdom by plane is: Fully open.

What is the status of international entry into United Kingdom from Ireland?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Cork?

Conditions of entry:

  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

When traveling in United Kingdom, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 9/22/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight between Cork and London before traveling.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Ireland from London, United Kingdom?

Return travel from United Kingdom to Ireland is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Cork from London?

Entry into Ireland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Ireland from London?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Cork, Ireland?

The government of Ireland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/19/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your flight to Cork from London.

How far is it from Cork to London by plane?
The distance to London from Cork by plane is approximately 357 miles (576 km).
When taking a flight from Cork to London, which airport in Cork do I fly out of and which airport in London do I arrive in?

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Cork Airport   and arriving in London Heathrow Airport.

Where do I find the Cork airport for the flight to London? Where is the London airport?

You can find the most popular departure airport for this trip, Cork Airport, located approximately 3 miles (5 km) from the city center of Cork. The most popular arrival airport in London, called London Heathrow Airport, is located around 14 miles (23 km) away from its city center. To reach the city center of London from London Heathrow Airport, check what taxi services, airport shuttle services or public transit options are available.

Which airlines can get me from Cork to London?
For the route from Cork to London you can take a flight with Ryanair or Aer Lingus. Be sure to check out all possible airlines that offer services to London from Cork on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey


Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the airport and what is the best way to get there?
Bus Éireann operate a direct service 226A between Cork Airport and Cork city centre, Parnell Place Bus Station and Kent Railway Station.