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There are 9 ways to get from Belfast to Shannon Airport (SNN) by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Belfast City to Shannon  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Shannon (SNN) BHD - SNN

$134 - $485

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Bus Citylink  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport 705-x / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay 712-X

$34 - $53

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Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Shannon  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Shannon (SNN) BFS - SNN

$62 - $329

Bus to Dublin, fly to Kerry, bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Kerry (KIR) DUB - KIR
  3. Take the bus from Farranfore, Kerry Airport to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station

$78 - $147

Fly Belfast City to Cork, bus  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Cork (ORK) BHD - ORK
  2. Take the bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Shannon, Shannon Airport

$125 - $335

Train, bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly Enterprise Service
  2. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay 300

$56 - $85

Bus via Busáras  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras X2a / ...
  2. Take the bus from Busáras to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station X12

$65 - $83

Train  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly Enterprise Service
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Limerick Junction Cork/Mallow Service / ...

$87 - $124

Drive  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Belfast to Shannon Airport (SNN) 244.3 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Shannon Airport (SNN) is to bus which costs £26 - £45 and takes 6 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Shannon Airport (SNN) is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 3 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to Shannon Airport (SNN). However, there are services departing from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and arriving at Shannon, Shannon Airport via Dublin Airport and Henry Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 32 min.

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The distance between Belfast and Shannon Airport (SNN) is 181 miles. The road distance is 244.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Belfast to Shannon Airport (SNN) without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 32 min and costs £26 - £45.

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It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Belfast to Shannon Airport (SNN), including transfers.

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Belfast to Shannon Airport (SNN) bus services, operated by Aircoach, depart from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre station.

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The best way to get from Belfast to Shannon Airport (SNN) is to fly which takes 5 h 43 min and costs £100 - £380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £26 - £45 and takes 6 h 32 min, you could also train, which costs £65 - £100 and takes 7 h 34 min.

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There is no direct flight from Belfast City Airport to Shannon Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Belfast to Shannon Airport (SNN) bus services, operated by Citylink, arrive at Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay station.

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Shannon Airport (SNN).
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  • Distance: 180.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 43 min

What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Shannon Airport (SNN), Ireland?

Aer Lingus, British Airways and Flybe fly from Belfast to Shannon Airport (SNN) every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Belfast to Shannon Airport (SNN) via Dublin Airport, Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay, and Henry Street in around 6 h 32 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Belfast City to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Belfast City to Shannon via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Shannon via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Kerry
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Belfast City to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Belfast City to Cork via Malaga
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Belfast City to Cork via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Belfast City to Cork via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Belfast City to Cork via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Belfast City to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Belfast City to Shannon via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Dublin to Kerry
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Belfast City to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Shannon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Shannon via Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Shannon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Cork via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Belfast City to Cork via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Heuston to Limerick Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Farranfore, Kerry Airport to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Shannon, Shannon Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$17 - $24
Web Fare
$14 - $21
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie

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Yes, the driving distance between Belfast to Shannon Airport (SNN) is 244 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to drive from Belfast to Shannon Airport (SNN).

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British Airways, Flybe and Aer Lingus offer flights from Belfast City Airport to Shannon Airport.

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There are 126+ hotels available in Shannon Airport (SNN). Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Belfast to Belfast City Airport is to line 600 shuttle which takes 8 min and costs £2 - £4.

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