Home to Ireland’s second busiest airport , Cork has direct air links to over 50 locations, including the core UK cities and European hub airports such as London (Heathrow and Gatwick), Amsterdam (Schipol) and Paris (Charles de Gaulle) as well as new direct flights to the USA.
This makes Cork an easily accessible business location for globally operating companies. With 8 direct flights daily to London, whether you’re travelling from Heathrow, Gatwick or Stansted airports Cork is just one hour away. Direct flights from Cork to Boston commence in July 2017, to be followed later by direct flights to New York.
The Port of Cork is the key seaport in the south of Ireland and is one of only two Irish ports which service the requirements of all six shipping modes - Lift-on Lift-off, Roll-on Roll-off, Liquid Bulk, Dry Bulk, Break Bulk and Cruise. Cork has direct container feeder services with key European ports, including Rotterdam, Zeebrugge and Antwerp, and a direct deep sea service which links Central America with Europe.
The recent landing in Cork of the new Hibernia Express undersea cable link Cork directly to a network of fibre cables across the USA and UK, and will offer speeds of up to 100 Gbps. The new cable will facilitate big data, cloud and media rich applications and address increasing demand for secure, high speed connectivity.