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There are 6 ways to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Shannon Airport (SNN) by plane, bus or train

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 Philadelphia to Shannon  •  6h 35m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Shannon (SNN) PHL - SNN

€360 - €1400

Cheapest option

Fly Philadelphia to Dublin, bus  •  11h 19m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Dublin (DUB) PHL - DUB
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay

€263 - €680

4 alternative options

Train to New York JFK, fly to Shannon  •  10h 49m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Shannon (SNN) JFK - SNN

€288 - €373

Fly Philadelphia to Kerry, bus  •  15h

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Kerry (KIR) PHL - KIR
  2. Take the bus from Kerry Airport, stop 350001 to Colbert Station, stop 635031

€315 - €822

Train to Newark, fly to Shannon  •  10h 51m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to Newark Liberty International Airport
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Shannon (SNN) EWR - SNN

€388 - €1071

Fly Philadelphia to Donegal, bus  •  22h 44m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Donegal (CFN) PHL - CFN
  2. Take the bus from Paddy Og's Pub, Crolly to Eyre Square Galway
  3. Take the bus from Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 to Shannon Airport, stop 355331

Philadelphia (PHL) to Shannon (SNN) flights

The flight time between Philadelphia (PHL) and Shannon (SNN) is around 6h 35m and covers a distance of around 5097 km. The fastest flight normally takes 6h 35m. Services are operated by American Airlines. Typically three flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
6h 35m
Fastest flight journey time:
6h 35m
Flight distance:
5097 km
Flights per week:
3
Cheapest price:
€367
Carbon emissions:
1033 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
21:20
Last flight departs at:
21:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Philadelphia (PHL) to Shannon (SNN) flight schedules

United States → Ireland
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International entry into Ireland from United States

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Conditions of entry into Ireland from United States

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Shannon Airport (SNN) is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Shannon Airport (SNN) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Shannon Airport (SNN) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1850 24 1850.

Yes, entry into United States from Ireland is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Shannon Airport (SNN) is to train and fly which costs $350 - $460 and takes 10h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Shannon Airport (SNN) is to fly which costs $440 - $1,700 and takes 6h 35m.

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It is approximately 5097 km to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Shannon Airport (SNN).

It takes approximately 6h 35m to fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Shannon (SNN), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Shannon Airport is the direct flight which takes 6h 35m.

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Shannon Airport (SNN) is 5h ahead of Philadelphia Airport (PHL). It is currently 10:43 AM in Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and 3:43 PM in Shannon Airport (SNN).

American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Shannon Airport.

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There are 59+ hotels available in Shannon Airport (SNN). Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Shannon Airport (SNN).
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  • Distance: 5096.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 35m

What companies run services between Philadelphia Airport (PHL), USA and Shannon Airport (SNN), Ireland?

American Airlines flies from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Shannon Airport (SNN) 3 times a week.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€220 - €700
Flights from New York JFK to Shannon
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€550 - €1100
Flights from Philadelphia to Kerry via London Heathrow, Dublin
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€270 - €900
Flights from Philadelphia to Kerry via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€250 - €950
Flights from Philadelphia to Kerry via Amsterdam Schiphol, Dublin
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€270 - €1000
Flights from Philadelphia to Kerry via Washington Dulles, Dublin
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€290 - €800
Flights from Philadelphia to Kerry via Boston, Dublin
Ave. Duration
20h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€410 - €800
Flights from Philadelphia to Kerry via Frankfurt, Dublin
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€350 - €1000
Flights from Philadelphia to Kerry via Chicago O'Hare, Dublin
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€330 - €900
Flights from Philadelphia to Kerry via Paris CDG, Dublin
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€270 - €1000
Flights from Philadelphia to Donegal via London Heathrow, Dublin
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€250 - €850
Flights from Philadelphia to Donegal via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€230 - €900
Flights from Philadelphia to Donegal via Amsterdam Schiphol, Dublin
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€260 - €950
Flights from Philadelphia to Donegal via Washington Dulles, Dublin
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€280 - €800
Flights from Philadelphia to Donegal via Boston, Dublin
Ave. Duration
21h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€390 - €750
Flights from Philadelphia to Donegal via Madrid, Dublin
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€270 - €950
Flights from Philadelphia to Donegal via Frankfurt, Dublin
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€330 - €950
Flights from Philadelphia to Donegal via Zurich, Dublin
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€280 - €950
Flights from Philadelphia to Donegal via Chicago O'Hare, Dublin
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€320 - €850
Flights from Philadelphia to Donegal via Paris CDG, Dublin
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€260 - €950
Flights from Philadelphia to Donegal via Orlando, Dublin
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€440 - €1000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Shannon
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€360 - €1400
Flights from Philadelphia to Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €750
Flights from Philadelphia to Dublin via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€220 - €800
Flights from Philadelphia to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€220 - €700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Shannon
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€360 - €1400
Flights from Philadelphia to Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €750
Flights from Philadelphia to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€220 - €700
Flights from New York JFK to Shannon
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€550 - €1100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Dublin via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €650
Flights from Philadelphia to Dublin via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €750
Flights from Newark to Shannon
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€360 - €1000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€280 - €800
Flights from Newark to Shannon
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€360 - €1000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Dublin via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€220 - €750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Kerry via London Heathrow, Manchester
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€280 - €900
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
€22 - €35
Premium
€150 - €220
Flexi Coach Seat
€30 - €50
Business Seat
€30 - €50
Train from Philadelphia to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
€22 - €35
Premium
€150 - €210
Flexi Coach Seat
€30 - €50
Business Seat
€30 - €45
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
€35 - €70
Business Class Seat
€55 - €110
Train from Philadelphia to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
€35 - €65
Business Class Seat
€55 - €100
Bus operators
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €24
Website
Citylink
Standard
€14 - €21
Web Fare
€12 - €18
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 Kerry Airport, stop 350001 to Colbert Station, stop 635031
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 to Shannon Airport, stop 355331
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Bus Eireann

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