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There are 5 ways to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Dublin by bus, train or car

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Line 343 bus, train via Tipperary

  1. Take the line 343 bus from Shannon Airport, stop 609521 to Colbert Station, stop 635031
  2. Take the train from Limerick Junction to Heuston

Cheapest

Line 343 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 343 bus from Shannon Airport, stop 609521 to William Street, stop 607111
  2. Take the bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Dublin, Arlington Hotel

Line 343 bus, train

  1. Take the line 343 bus from Shannon Airport, stop 609521 to Colbert Station, stop 635031
  2. Take the train from Limerick to Heuston

Line 343 bus, bus, line 700 bus

  1. Take the line 343 bus from Shannon Airport, stop 609521 to William Street, stop 607111
  2. Take the bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Dublin Airport
  3. Take the line 700 bus from Dublin Airport to Dublin City South, Sussex Road

Drive

  1. Drive from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Dublin

Shannon Airport (SNN) to Dublin by bus and train

184 Weekly Services
3h 53m Average Duration
€30 Cheapest Price
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Shannon Airport (SNN) → Dublin
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Dublin is to line 343 bus and bus which costs €21 - €28 and takes 3h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Dublin is to drive which costs €28 - €45 and takes 2h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Shannon Airport, stop 609521 and arriving at Dublin, Arlington Hotel via Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 54m.

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The distance between Shannon Airport (SNN) and Dublin is 192 km. The road distance is 222.8 km.

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The best way to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Dublin without a car is to line 343 bus and train via Tipperary which takes 3h 53m and costs €29 - €45.

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It takes approximately 3h 53m to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Dublin, including transfers.

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Shannon Airport (SNN) to Dublin bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Shannon Airport, stop 609521 station.

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Shannon Airport (SNN) to Dublin bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, arrive at Dublin, Arlington Hotel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shannon Airport (SNN) to Dublin is 223 km. It takes approximately 2h 17m to drive from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Dublin.

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  • Distance: 192.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 53m

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

You can take a bus from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Dublin via William Street, stop 607111 and Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay in around 3h 54m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Limerick Junction to Heuston
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€15 - €18
Flexible
€19 - €22
Train from Limerick to Heuston
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€17 - €20
Flexible
€21 - €25
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 Shannon Airport, stop 609521 to Colbert Station, stop 635031
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Shannon Airport, stop 609521 to William Street, stop 607111
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Bus Eireann
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Dublin, Arlington Hotel
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €17
Website
Dublin Coach
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €21
Website
Citylink
Standard
€14 - €21
Web Fare
€12 - €18
Eireagle
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
eireagle.com
Bus from Limerick City Arthur's Quay Park to Dublin Airport Arrival Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€25
Website
Eireagle
Kenneally's Bus Service
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
Kenneally's Bus Service
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Dublin City South, Sussex Road
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
Aircoach

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