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There are 4 ways to get from Kilkenny to Shannon Airport (SNN) by bus, train or car

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Bus, line 343 bus

  1. Take the bus from Kilkenny, Ormond Road to Clonmel, M&S Davis Road
  2. Take the bus from O'Rahilly Avenue, stop 331911 to Colbert Station, stop 635031
  3. Take the line 343 bus from Colbert Station, stop 635031 to Shannon Airport, stop 355331

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Kilkenny to Mullinahone
  2. Take the bus from Queen Street, stop 332431 to Colbert Station, stop 635031

Train, line 343 bus

  1. Take the train from Kilkenny MacDonagh to Kildare
  2. Take the train from Kildare to Limerick
  3. Take the line 343 bus from Colbert Station, stop 635031 to Shannon Airport, stop 355331

Drive

  1. Drive from Kilkenny to Shannon Airport (SNN)

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The most affordable way to get from Kilkenny to Shannon Airport (SNN) is to bus, which costs €26 - €40 and takes 6h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Kilkenny to Shannon Airport (SNN) is to drive which costs €30 - €45 and takes 1h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kilkenny to Shannon Airport (SNN). However, there are services departing from Kilkenny, Ormond Road and arriving at Shannon Airport, stop 355331 via O'Rahilly Avenue, stop 331911 and Colbert Station, stop 635031. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 21m.

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The distance between Kilkenny and Shannon Airport (SNN) is 113 km. The road distance is 157.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kilkenny to Shannon Airport (SNN) without a car is to bus and line 343 bus which takes 4h 21m and costs €27 - €40.

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It takes approximately 4h 21m to get from Kilkenny to Shannon Airport (SNN), including transfers.

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Kilkenny to Shannon Airport (SNN) bus services, operated by J.J.Kavanagh & Sons, depart from Kilkenny, Ormond Road station.

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Kilkenny to Shannon Airport (SNN) bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Shannon Airport, stop 355331 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kilkenny to Shannon Airport (SNN) is 157 km. It takes approximately 1h 50m to drive from Kilkenny to Shannon Airport (SNN).

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Map of how to get from Kilkenny to Shannon Airport (SNN).
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  • Distance: 112.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 21m

What companies run services between Kilkenny, IE-KK, Ireland and Shannon Airport (SNN), Ireland?

You can take a bus from Kilkenny to Shannon Airport (SNN) via O'Rahilly Avenue, stop 331911 and Colbert Station, stop 635031 in around 4h 21m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Kilkenny MacDonagh to Kildare
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€10 - €12
Flexible
€12 - €14
Train from Kildare to Limerick
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€14 - €17
Flexible
€18 - €21
Bus operators
J.J.Kavanagh & Sons
Phone
+353 818 333 222
Email
info@jjkavanagh.ie
Website
jjkavanagh.ie
Bus from Kilkenny, Ormond Road to Clonmel, M&S Davis Road
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
J.J.Kavanagh & Sons
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from O'Rahilly Avenue, stop 331911 to Colbert Station, stop 635031
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Colbert Station, stop 635031 to Shannon Airport, stop 355331
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Queen Street, stop 332431 to Colbert Station, stop 635031
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Bus Eireann
local link
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Kilkenny to Mullinahone
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie

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