There are 10 ways to get from London to Shannon by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, 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 London Heathrow to Shannon  •  5h 13m

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

88€ - 255€

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  17h 33m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport 12 12 to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay ->N1 712-X / ...

37€ - 55€

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Fly London Stansted to Shannon, line 343 bus  •  5h 45m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Shannon (SNN) STN - SNN
  2. Take the line 343 bus from Bunratty to Drumgeely Road

45€ - 159€

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Shannon  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Shannon (SNN) LGW - SNN

45€ - 515€

Fly London City to Shannon, line 343 bus  •  5h 14m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Shannon (SNN) LCY - SNN
  2. Take the line 343 bus from Bunratty to Drumgeely Road

174€ - 335€

Fly London City to Dublin, bus  •  7h 40m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dublin (DUB) LCY - DUB
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport 12 12 to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay ->N1

66€ - 207€

Fly London Heathrow to Dublin, bus  •  7h 34m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Dublin (DUB) LHR - DUB
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport 12 12 to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay ->N1

55€ - 207€

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  15h 19m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871
  3. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Bunratty 300

71€ - 212€

Bus and ferry, bus, train  •  18h 43m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  2. Take the bus from Busáras to Nenagh, Nenagh X12
  3. Take the train from Nenagh 1 to Limerick 1

44€ - 59€

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 28m

  1. Drive from London to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  3. Drive from Dublin to Shannon

116€ - 161€

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The cheapest way to get from London to Shannon is to bus and ferry and bus which costs £30 - £50 and takes 17h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Shannon is to fly which costs £75 - £230 and takes 5h 13m.

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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 Busáras, stop 4717, Dublin Airport 12 12 and Henry Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 33m.

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The distance between London and Shannon is 612 km.

The best way to get from London to Shannon without a car is to train and bus and ferry and bus which takes 15h 19m and costs £60 - £190.

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It takes approximately 5h 13m 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 1h 25m.

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London to Shannon bus services, operated by Citylink, arrive at Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay ->N1 station.

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

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

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 360€
Flights from London City to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 270€
Flights from London Heathrow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 210€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 360€
Flights from London City to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
380€ - 600€
Flights from London City to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 290€
Flights from London City to Dublin via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 290€
Flights from London Heathrow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 210€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
21€ - 130€
Flights from London Gatwick to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 600€
Train operators
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
22€ - 35€
Anytime Day Single
35€ - 55€
Bus operators
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 Bunratty to Drumgeely Road
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Busáras to Nenagh, Nenagh
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Bus Eireann
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport 12 12 to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay ->N1
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 21€
Website
Citylink
Standard
14€ - 21€
Web Fare
12€ - 18€
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 Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
National Express
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 19€
Website
National Express
Dublin Coach
Transport for Ireland
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Email
info@nationaltransport.ie
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Bunratty
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 22€
Website
Transport for Ireland
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
33€ - 37€
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
120€ - 140€
On Foot
33€ - 37€
car
100€
Passenger
35€
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 140€
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
40€
Small Car
136€

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

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There are 140+ hotels available in Shannon. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs £5 - £35.

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