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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 51 bus, train  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 51 bus from Shannon, Shannon Airport to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station 51 / ...
  2. Take the train from Limerick to Limerick Junction
  3. Take the train from Limerick Junction to Heuston

$43 - $62

Cheapest option

Bus Eurobus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Bunratty to Dublin, Arlington Hotel 300

$11 - $25

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Limerick to Heuston Portlaoise/Limerick Service

$40 - $60

Bus Citylink  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Dublin Airport 712-X

$24 - $36

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Dublin 139.3 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Dublin is to bus which costs 10€ - 22€ and takes 3 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Dublin is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 17 min.

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The distance between Shannon Airport (SNN) and Dublin is 192 km. The road distance is 222.9 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Dublin, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Shannon, Shannon Airport and arriving at Dublin, Arlington Hotel via Bunratty. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 120.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 20 min

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

Irish Rail operates a train from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Dublin every 3 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 2 h 1 min. Alternatively, Eurobus operates a bus from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Dublin every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $21 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. Dublin Coach also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Limerick to Limerick Junction
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Limerick Junction to Heuston
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Limerick to Heuston
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Shannon, Shannon Airport to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Bunratty to Dublin, Arlington Hotel
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Bunratty to Dublin, Arlington Hotel
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$16 - $24
Web Fare
$14 - $21

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