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General Car Park Information & FAQs

Cork Airport offers both short-term and long-term parking within the airport campus with over 4,300 spaces available in total. Our best rates are always available online. Special rates are also available for Frequent Users of car parking facilities at Cork Airport. All car parks operate 24 hours and are regularly patrolled by Airport Police.

Whichever car park you use, remember to keep your car park ticket with you and pay your parking fees at the automatic pay stations before returning to your car. Pay stations are located as follows;

  • In the Terminal
  • On the ground floor of the Multi-Storey Car Park, 
  • At the pedestrian entrance to the Holiday Blue (previously P1) car park. 
  • At the entrance to the walkway tunnel to Express Red (previously P2) car park.

Credit and Debit card payments are accepted at the pay stations. Parking conditions apply.

Lost tickets will be charged at the Full Daily Rate per day(s) parked.

Facilities available to car park customers include a complimentary jump-starting service and air and water facilities. Car key holding facilities are available for a small fee of €3 at the Information Desk in the main terminal.

Bicycles and motorbikes must be parked in the designated bike shelter in the Express Red car park and should not be left in random locations on campus or in the short term or other car parks. 

Collecting and Dropping Off Passengers at Cork Airport:

The short-term car park is located in the Multi-Storey Car Park adjacent to the Terminal Building and must be used by those meeting or seeing off passengers. Please note that the road outside the Terminal Building is a set-down area only, to facilitate the unloading of people and/or baggage. Due to the volume of traffic using Cork Airport and in the interest of good traffic management, vehicles are not permitted to await arriving passengers outside the Terminal Building. Attended vehicles will be moved on and the policy of clamping unattended vehicles is rigorously enforced at Cork Airport.

Customers paying by cash:

Customers paying by cash MUST settle their car parking charges at a Pay Station before reaching the car park barrier.
Car Park staff can be contacted for assistance at any Barrier or Pay Station by pressing the "i" button.

Customers paying by Credit Card or Debit Card have three options:

  1. To take a ticket at Entry and pay for this ticket with your card at any Pay Station.
  2. To take a ticket at Entry and pay for this ticket by inserting your card at the Exit barrier.
  3. To insert your Credit or Debit card in the Entry barrier and the same card in the Exit barrier when leaving.

Short Term

  • Multi-storey Car Park with access via a covered walkway to the Terminal.

Long Term

  • Holiday Blue (previously P1) – within walking distance of the Terminal. A courtesy bus service also operates to and from the terminal
  • Express Red (previously P2) – within walking distance of the Terminal

GPS Coordinates for Car Parks

  • Short Term: (Decimal Degrees: N51.85098 W8.48925)    (GPS: N51° 51’3” W8°29’21”)
  • Holiday Blue: (Decimal Degrees: N51.85294 W8.48990)     (GPS: N51° 51’10” W8°29’22”)
  • Express Red: (Decimal Degrees: N51.84647 W8.48781)     (GPS: N51° 51’47” W8°29’16”)

Conditions of Parking

Vehicles are parked in our car parks at all times at the owner's sole risk in all respects. Neither Cork Airport nor any of its servants or agents accepts liability for any accident, loss or damage to persons, vehicles, accessories or contents however caused. Vehicles not claimed within six months may, in the absence of special arrangements with Cork Airport, be sold to defray expenses. The placing of a vehicle in the car parks shall be deemed to be unqualified acceptance of these conditions.

Car Park Information Line

+353 21 4313131