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There are 8 ways to get from London to Shannon by plane, bus and ferry, bus, train, car or car ferry

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

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Fly from London Heathrow  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Shannon (SNN) LHR - SNN

$94 - $350

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Fly from London Gatwick  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Shannon (SNN) LGW - SNN

$47 - $258

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Fly from London City  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Shannon (SNN) LCY - SNN

$196 - $1,008

Fly from London Stansted  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Shannon (SNN) STN - SNN

$51 - $208

Bus and ferry, bus  •  16 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  2. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Bunratty 300

$49 - $71

Bus and ferry, bus via Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station  •  17 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  2. Take the bus from Busáras to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station X12

$62 - $85

Bus and ferry, bus, train  •  18 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  2. Take the bus from Outside Connolly Station to Newbridge 126
  3. Take the train from Newbridge to Limerick

$76 - $108

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Drive from London to Fishguard
  2. Take the car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  3. Drive from Rosslare to Shannon

$124 - $165

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The cheapest way to get from London to Shannon is to bus and ferry and bus which costs £35 - £55 and takes 16 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Shannon is to fly which costs £70 - £270 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Shannon. However, there are services departing from London Victoria and arriving at Drumgeely Road via Outside Connolly Station, Dublin City South, Burgh Quay and Bunratty. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 45 min.

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The distance between London and Shannon is 383 miles.

The best way to get from London to Shannon without a car is to bus and ferry and bus which takes 16 h 45 min and costs £35 - £55.

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from London to Shannon, including transfers.

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London to Shannon bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria station.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Shannon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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London to Shannon bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, arrive at Bunratty station.

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Aer Lingus offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Shannon Airport.

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Map of how to get from London to Shannon.
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  • Distance: 382.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

What companies run services between London, England and Shannon, Ireland?

Aer Lingus flies from London to Shannon 3 times a day.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from London City to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $350
Flights from London Gatwick to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $310
Train operators
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Bunratty
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Bunratty
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Outside Connolly Station to Newbridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Ferry operators
Stena Line

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There are 130+ hotels available in Shannon. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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