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There are 3 ways to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Ashford Castle by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 343 bus, train, taxi  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the line 343 bus from Shannon Airport to Ennis Bus Station 343 / ...
  2. Take the train from Ennis to Galway
  3. Take a taxi from Galway to Ashford Castle

$82 - $106

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Shannon Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station 51 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Ballinrobe 456

$25 - $34

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Ashford Castle 75.5 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Ashford Castle is to drive which costs 14€ - 21€ and takes 1 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Ashford Castle is to drive which costs 14€ - 21€ and takes 1 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Ashford Castle. However, there are services departing from Shannon Airport and arriving at Cong via Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station and Ballinrobe, Ballinrobe Glebe Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 33 min.

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The distance between Shannon Airport (SNN) and Ashford Castle is 97 km. The road distance is 120.8 km.

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The best way to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Ashford Castle without a car is to line 343 bus and train and taxi which takes 3 h 46 min and costs 70€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Ashford Castle, including transfers.

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Shannon Airport (SNN) to Ashford Castle bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Shannon Airport station.

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Shannon Airport (SNN) to Ashford Castle bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Ballinrobe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shannon Airport (SNN) to Ashford Castle is 121 km. It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to drive from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Ashford Castle.

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There are 114+ hotels available in Ashford Castle. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Ashford Castle.
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  • Distance: 60.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 46 min

What companies run services between Shannon Airport (SNN), Ireland and Ashford Castle, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Ashford Castle via Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station, Ballinrobe, Ballinrobe Glebe Street, and Cong in around 5 h 33 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Shannon Airport to Ennis Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Shannon Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Ballinrobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
Bus Eireann
Other operators
Taxi from Galway to Ashford Castle
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
City Taxis Galway
Phone
+353 91 525 252
Website
citytaxisgalway.com

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