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

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Bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Shannon Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station 51 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Galway Coach Station to Clifden, Clifden 923 / ...

$21 - $37

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Line 343 bus, train, bus  •  5 h 22 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 the bus from Galway Coach Station to Clifden, Clifden 923 / ...

$30 - $50

Drive  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Clifden 100.5 miles

$21 - $35

Towncar  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take a town car from Shannon Airport to Clifden 100.5 miles

$290 - $400

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The cheapest way to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Clifden is to drive which costs 18€ - 27€ and takes 2 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Clifden is to drive which costs 18€ - 27€ and takes 2 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Clifden. However, there are services departing from Shannon Airport and arriving at Clifden, Clifden via Galway Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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The distance between Shannon Airport (SNN) and Clifden is 115 km. The road distance is 160.7 km.

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The best way to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Clifden without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 10 min and costs 18€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Clifden, including transfers.

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

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Shannon Airport (SNN) to Clifden bus services, operated by Citylink, arrive at Clifden, Clifden station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shannon Airport (SNN) to Clifden is 161 km. It takes approximately 2 h 3 min to drive from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Clifden.

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There are 276+ hotels available in Clifden. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Clifden.
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  • Distance: 71.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 10 min

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

You can take a bus from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Clifden via Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station and Galway Coach Station in around 4 h 10 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Shannon Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Clifden, Clifden
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Shannon Airport to Ennis Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Galway Coach Station to Clifden, Clifden
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$11 - $16
Web Fare
$8 - $12
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Shannon Airport to Clifden
Estimated price
$290 - $400

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