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There are 3 ways to get from Shannon to Cong by train, taxi, bus or car

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Train, taxi  •  3h 36m

  1. Take the train from Ennis to Galway Limerick Service
  2. Take a taxi from Galway to Cong

$79 - $108

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Bus  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Shannon Airport to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station 51 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Headford 456 / ...

$23 - $34

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 25m

  1. Drive from Shannon to Cong 73 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Shannon to Cong is to drive which costs 13€ - 20€ and takes 1h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Shannon to Cong is to drive which costs 13€ - 20€ and takes 1h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shannon to Cong. However, there are services departing from Shannon and arriving at Cong via Shannon Airport, Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station and Headford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 36m.

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The distance between Shannon and Cong is 96 km. The road distance is 116.7 km.

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The best way to get from Shannon to Cong without a car is to train and taxi which takes 3h 36m and costs 65€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 3h 36m to get from Shannon to Cong, including transfers.

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Shannon to Cong bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Shannon Airport station.

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Shannon to Cong bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Headford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shannon to Cong is 117 km. It takes approximately 1h 25m to drive from Shannon to Cong.

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There are 115+ hotels available in Cong. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shannon to Cong.
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  • Distance: 60.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 36m

What companies run services between Shannon, Ireland and Cong, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Shannon to Cong via Shannon Airport, Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station, and Headford in around 5h 36m.

Train operators
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
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Headford
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
Bus Eireann
Burkesbus
Phone
(093) 55416
Email
info@burkesbus.com
Website
burkesbus.com
Bus from Eyre Square Galway to Headford, Headford
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Website
Burkesbus
Other operators
Taxi from Galway to Cong
Ave. Duration
40m
Estimated price
$55 - $75
City Taxis Galway
Phone
+353 91 525 252
Website
citytaxisgalway.com

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