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Flight Information from London to Cork

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

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


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London to Cork Flights: An Overview

Anyone looking to travel from London to the southernmost county of Ireland should have plenty of options to choose from. Direct flights depart from Stansted, Gatwick, Heathrow and Luton, with eight to nine departures per day, all year round. The flight time is relatively short, with the longest route taking 1 hour and 30 minutes, departing from London Luton.

Which airlines fly from London to Cork?

London to Cork flights are currently offered by budget carrier Ryanair and Irish flight company Aer Lingus. Ryanair fly from Stansted, Gatwick and Luton, and Aer Lingus flies from Heathrow. Service continues all year round meaning travelers will always have direct flight options.

How long is the flight from London to Cork?

Flights vary depending on the chosen departure airport. Passengers can expect to complete their route in 1 hour and 25 minutes. The fastest route is the late evening Aer Lingus flight from Heathrow, taking just 1 hour and 15 minutes.

How many flights are there from London to Cork?

Frequent, direct flights depart from all the main London airports throughout the year. Passengers can expect to choose from eight to nine departure times per day, shared by several carriers. A regular service continues through the winter months from all London airports. With flight departures throughout the day, passengers can choose a time that suits them. All direct London to Cork flights, regardless of take off airport, land at Cork Airport.

Cheap flights from London to Cork: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 15 €
2 weeks earlier 12 €25%
1 month before 15 €0%
2 months earlier 14 €7%

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Flight prices can fluctuate massively. However, we have studied price trends to help you find cheap flights from London to Cork and save as much as possible on ticket prices. In general, when you book a flight:

  • If you book a flight from London - Cork 2 months in advance you save up to about 7% compared to the initial price.
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Travel Tips

Flights from London to Cork
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Am I allowed to travel by plane from London, United Kingdom to Cork, Ireland?

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

Can I enter Ireland from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

All travelers in Ireland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/12/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight from London to Cork as this information can change.

What restrictions are there on reentering United Kingdom from Cork, Ireland?

The restriction level for your return flight to London, United Kingdom from Cork is: Fully open.

Is my return flight into London from Cork restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 9/16/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to London from Cork closer to your date of departure here here.

How far is Cork from London by plane?
The London to Cork flight distance is approximately 357 miles (576 km).
Which airport for the flight from London to Cork do I fly out of? Which Cork airport from London do I arrive in?

Omio travelers most frequently book a flight from London Heathrow Airport   to Cork Airport   for this route.

Where is the airport in London? Where is the airport in Cork?

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

What airlines go from London to Cork?
For the trip from London to Cork you can take a flight with Ryanair or Aer Lingus. Be sure to check out all possible airlines that offer services from London to 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.