Flights from Manchester to Cork

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Favourite airline: KLM
100 % of bookings on this flight route are made with KLM, British Airways and Air France.
KLM
71 %
British Airways
19 %
Air France
10 %
Favourite connection: via Amsterdam
When booking flights from Manchester to Cork 71 % of travellers prefer to fly via Amsterdam.
Route
bookings
1 stopover Amsterdam Schiphol
21h 05min, from £244
71 %
1 stopover London Heathrow
05h 20min, from £337
19 %
1 stopover Paris - Charles de Gaulle
21h 20min, from £321
10 %

Useful information about the flight from Manchester to Cork

A picturesque city

Cork, on Ireland's south east coast has its centre on an island in the River Lee. It is connected to the huge Cork Harbour and there are waterways and bridges . This compact university city can be easily explored on foot. There are sweeping views of the harbour and churches, cafes, pubs and restaurants to explore. 

Visit the Shandon district  and  walk up to the Church of St. Anne. Built of sandstone and limestone in 1722  this is a colourful, red and white sanctuary. Climb up the tower's stone stairs for a spectacular view of the city. There is a charge of about 6 euros. There are bells along the way that can be rung to tell the city of your arrival. The Franciscan Well Brewery is a microbrewery and pub built on the site of a Franciscan monastery where lit is said that the well water was a miraculous curative. 
Try a full Irish breakfast with bacon, sausage and blood pudding on wholesome grain bread. Visit ancient markets and shop for fresh and smoked meats, fish, cheeses and breads.

Cork's best travel seasons

Cork is one of the sunniest cities in Ireland. Winters are mild and because of the closeness to the sea, temperatures rarely reach 0°C. The weather is generally mild with frequent rain. The Cork Midsummer Festival is in mid-June when for one month the Arts are celebrated. The Cork Folk Festival takes place in October with top Irish musicians and sessions.
During the last week of October there is a Jazz Festival and the Film Festival is at the beginning of November.

Important Cork info

Cork city centre is on an island on the River Lee. Parking charges apply and cost 2EUR for one hour during the day. The cost of living is generally cheaper than in London. A basic meal pub or restaurant meal costs about 12EUR. A beer costs approximately 3EUR. 

Enjoy local specialities such as drisheen, a kind of black pudding and regional sheep's cheeses.

On arrival in Cork 

The city centre is small enough to walk around.  Single tickets for local buses are available for around EUR2 and day travelcards cost about EUR5. Buy tickets on the bus. Buses also run to the suburbs. Taxis are easy to find throughout town, they are metered and have standard fares.

Flight information: Manchester - Cork

Outbound and return from £243.68
Flight duration min. 01:30 / max. 01:35
Return flight duration min. 01:35
Distance 453 km
Flights per week 21
Departure airport Manchester (MAN)
Arrival airport Cork (ORK)
Destination country Ireland
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