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

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Bus  •  1h 50m

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

$12 - $18

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Taxi  •  54m

  1. Take a taxi from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Galway 52.6 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  54m

  1. Drive from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Galway 52.6 miles

$11 - $17

Towncar  •  54m

  1. Take a town car from Shannon Airport to Galway 52.6 miles

$200 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Galway is to drive which costs 9€ - 15€ and takes 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Galway is to taxi which costs 100€ - 130€ and takes 54m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Shannon Airport and arriving at Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 50m.

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The distance between Shannon Airport (SNN) and Galway is 65 km. The road distance is 84.2 km.

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The best way to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Galway without a car is to bus which takes 1h 50m and costs 11€ - 16€.

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The bus from Shannon Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station takes 1h 50m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Shannon Airport (SNN) to Galway bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shannon Airport (SNN) to Galway is 84 km. It takes approximately 54m to drive from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Galway.

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There are 319+ hotels available in Galway. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Galway.
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  • Distance: 40.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 50m

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

Bus Eireann operates a bus from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Galway hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 1h 50m.

Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Shannon Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Bus Eireann
Other operators
Taxi from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Galway
Ave. Duration
54m
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Shannon Airport to Galway
Estimated price
$200 - $280

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