Flights from Cork
Cork Airport Information
The Orbitz.com website can find cheap flights from Cork to any destination in the world. The website searches numerous flights to find tickets at bargain prices. Cork Airport is located on Kinsale Road, four miles south of Cork City. It's the second busiest airport in Ireland and serves over two million passengers each year. Seventeen airlines service the airport, including Tailwind Airlines, Croatian Airlines, Ryanair and Thomson Airways.
Parking and Transportation
If you need to leave your vehicle at the airport while you travel, the airport has two long-term parking lots. Both are within walking distance of the terminal; however, the airport also has a courtesy shuttle that transports passengers from Lot P1, which is farther from the terminal than Lot P2. It costs €9.50 ($11.69) per day to park in Lot P2 and €8.95 ($11.01) per day to park in Lot P1. You can take a taxicab from the city center to the airport for approximately €12 ($14.77). Bus service is also available, but the bus station isn't located at the airport. You can take a taxi from the bus station for approximately €10 ($12.30). If you need a vehicle when you arrive at your destination, you can make rental car reservations on Orbitz.com.
Dining at the Airport
If you want to grab a meal before your flight, the airport has a variety of dining options available. You can enjoy a drink or a full meal at the Red Bar. The Sports Bar serves hot entrees, sandwiches, soup and salad, and the Lir Café sells a variety of drinks and snacks. Orbitz.com does more than find cheap flights from Cork. The website also has good deals on vacation packages and hotel rooms.
Flights to Athens
Airports in Athens
Travelers visiting Athens will initially arrive at Athens "Eleftherios Venizelos" International Airport. Orbitz.com offers travelers the ability to search for cheap flights to Athens from a number of airlines, including United Airlines, Air Canada, US Airways, and Delta. The airport is located about 17 miles from the center of the city.
Transportation in Athens
From the airport, travelers can use the public transit system to reach the city. A ride on the metro will cost about eight euros. Another option is to rent a car to enjoy increased freedom and flexibility for exploring Athens. Orbitz.com helps travelers find sales on car rentals prior to their arrival in Athens.
Weather Information in Athens
Travelers planning a visit to Athens should be aware that the best time to visit is March through May. The average temperature during this time is about 70 degrees Fahrenheit. The temperatures begin to rise from June through August, which may be an unpleasant time to visit. The average daytime temperature in August is 92 degrees Fahrenheit, but temperatures can also rise above 100 degrees Fahrenheit. The temperatures begin to cool in October. Between November and February is when the city receives the most rain. During this time, Athens can be windy and chilly, with temperatures about 55 degrees Fahrenheit.
Destination Highlights in Athens
Athens and the surrounding area are home to numerous historical landmarks, including the Acropolis, Parthenon, and Dionysos, the oldest theater in Greece. Museums are located throughout the city as well. Parnitha National Park is another popular destination for visitors to Athens. To find low-cost air tickets and cheap flights to Athens for viewing these attractions, check with Orbitz.com.
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