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

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Fly  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Shannon (SNN) to Belfast City (BHD) SNN - BHD

$134 - $486

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Bus Citylink  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Dublin Airport 712-X
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre 705-x

$35 - $53

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Bunratty to Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride 300
  2. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station Enterprise Service / ...

$51 - $86

Bus via Dublin  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Dublin X12
  2. Take the bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre X2a / ...

$65 - $88

Drive  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Belfast 244 miles

$50 - $80

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No, there is no direct bus from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Northern Ireland. However, there are services departing from Shannon, Shannon Airport and arriving at Belfast, Europa Bus Centre via Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay and Dublin Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 47 min.

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The distance between Shannon Airport (SNN) and Northern Ireland is 258 km. The road distance is 390.3 km.

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The best way to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Northern Ireland without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Northern Ireland, including transfers.

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Shannon Airport (SNN) to Northern Ireland bus services, operated by Citylink, depart from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay station.

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The best way to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Northern Ireland is to fly which takes 4 h 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 47 min.

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There is no direct flight from Shannon Airport to Belfast City Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Shannon Airport (SNN) to Northern Ireland bus services, operated by Aircoach, arrive at Belfast, Europa Bus Centre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shannon Airport (SNN) to Northern Ireland is 390 km. It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to drive from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Northern Ireland.

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Ryanair, Flybe and Aer Lingus offer flights from Shannon Airport to Belfast City Airport.

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Map of how to get from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Northern Ireland.
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  • Distance: 161.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 19 min

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

Aer Lingus, British Airways and two other airlines fly from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Belfast every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shannon Airport (SNN) to Belfast via Glentworth, William Street, Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay, and Dublin Airport in around 5 h 47 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Shannon to Belfast City via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Shannon to Belfast City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Shannon to Belfast City via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Shannon to Belfast City via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Train operators
Bus operators
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$17 - $24
Web Fare
$14 - $21
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Bunratty to Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Bunratty to Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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