There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Shannon by plane, bus, train, car ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Shannon  •  5 h 4 min

  1. EDI - SNN

$57 - $329

Cheapest option

Fly to Dublin, bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. EDI - DUB

$45 - $160

2 alternative options

Train, car ferry, drive  •  20 h 36 min

$313 - $451

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 37 min

$117 - $159

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Shannon, Ireland?

Aer Lingus and British Airways fly from Edinburgh to Shannon 3 times a day.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Flights from Edinburgh to Shannon via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Edinburgh to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $200
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Gloucester to Fishguard Harbour
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
First Anytime Day Single
$110 - $170
Bus operators
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$17 - $24
Web Fare
$15 - $21
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.ie
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$41
Small Car
$173

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and Shannon is 515 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Shannon is to fly and bus which costs £30 - £120 and takes 7 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Shannon is to fly which takes 5 h 4 min and costs £40 - £250.

It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Edinburgh to Shannon, including transfers.