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

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Line 343 bus, bus  •  2h 55m

  1. Take the line 343 bus from Shannon, Shannon Airport to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station 343 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Cahir 55

$19 - $25

3 alternative options

Line 343 bus, line 7 train, line 10 train  •  3h 44m

  1. Take the line 343 bus from Shannon, Shannon Airport to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station 343 / ...
  2. Take the line 7 train from Limerick to Limerick Junction 7 / ...
  3. Take the line 10 train from Limerick Junction to Cahir 10

$20 - $30

Taxi  •  1h 8m

  1. Take a taxi from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Cahir 55.2 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  1h 8m

  1. Drive from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Cahir 55.2 miles

$12 - $18

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Cahir is to drive which costs 10€ - 16€ and takes 1h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Cahir is to taxi which costs 110€ - 140€ and takes 1h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Cahir. However, there are services departing from Shannon, Shannon Airport and arriving at Cahir via Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 55m.

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The distance between Shannon Airport (SNN) and Cahir is 76 km. The road distance is 88.3 km.

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The best way to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Cahir without a car is to line 343 bus and bus which takes 2h 55m and costs 16€ - 22€.

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It takes approximately 2h 55m to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Cahir, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Shannon Airport (SNN) to Cahir is 88 km. It takes approximately 1h 8m to drive from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Cahir.

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Map of how to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Cahir.
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  • Distance: 47.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 55m

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

You can take a bus from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Cahir via Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station in around 2h 55m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Limerick to Limerick Junction
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Limerick Junction to Cahir
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Shannon, Shannon Airport to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Cahir
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
Bus Eireann
Other operators
Taxi from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Cahir
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Unicabs
Phone
+353 61 414 444
K Kabs
Phone
+353 86 4402110
Fixed Price Taxis
Phone
+353 61 313 131
Website
facebook.com
Ballinacurra Taxi Service
Phone
+353 61 301 333

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