There are 10 ways to get from Shannon to Inverness by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, night bus, car or car ferry

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

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Fly Shannon to Inverness  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Shannon (SNN) to Inverness (INV) SNN - INV

$117 - $558

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  24 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Dublin, Arlington Hotel 300
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester 880
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Glasgow
  4. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station G10

$86 - $132

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Bus to Dublin, fly to Inverness  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Dublin Airport
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Inverness (INV) DUB - INV

$98 - $309

Fly Shannon to Edinburgh, train  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Shannon (SNN) to Edinburgh (EDI) SNN - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Inverness

$99 - $387

Bus to Kerry, fly to Inverness  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Farranfore, Kerry Airport
  2. Fly from Kerry (KIR) to Inverness (INV) KIR - INV

$127 - $687

Bus, bus to Belfast City, fly to Inverness  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Dublin Airport
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
  3. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Inverness (INV) BHD - INV

$91 - $226

Bus, bus and ferry, night bus, train  •  24 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Dublin, Arlington Hotel 300
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester 880
  3. Take the night bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Glasgow
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
  5. Take the train from Perth to Inverness

$89 - $146

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  26 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Bunratty to Dublin, Arlington Hotel 300
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester 880
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Edinburgh
  4. Take the train from Edinburgh to Inverness

$87 - $149

Bus, bus and ferry via Edinburgh  •  26 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Dublin X12
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester 880
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Edinburgh
  4. Take the bus from Kinross, Park and Ride to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...

$111 - $157

Drive, carferry  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Shannon to Belfast
  2. Take the carferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  3. Drive from Cairnryan to Inverness

$143 - $197

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Shannon to Inverness station. However, there are services departing from Drumgeely Road and arriving at Inverness, Bus Station via Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay, Dublin, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 41 min.

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The distance between Shannon and Inverness is 607 km.

The best way to get from Shannon to Inverness without a car is to bus and bus and ferry and night bus and train which takes 24 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 47 min to get from Shannon to Inverness, including transfers.

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Shannon to Inverness bus services, operated by Eurobus, depart from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay station.

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There is no direct flight from Shannon Airport to Inverness Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Shannon to Inverness bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Inverness, Bus Station.

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Ryanair, easyJet, British Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Shannon Airport to Inverness Airport.

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There are 682+ hotels available in Inverness. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Shannon to Shannon Airport is to line 343 bus which takes 6 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Shannon to Inverness.
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  • Distance: 379.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 47 min

What companies run services between Shannon, Ireland and Inverness, Scotland?

Aer Lingus, British Airways and three other airlines fly from Shannon to Inverness 4 times a day.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Shannon to Inverness via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Shannon to Inverness via Edinburgh, Stornoway
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Shannon to Inverness via Edinburgh, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Shannon to Inverness via London Heathrow, Manchester
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Dublin to Inverness via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Shannon to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Flights from Shannon to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Flights from Kerry to Inverness via Dublin, Manchester
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Kerry to Inverness via Dublin, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Shannon to Inverness via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Kerry to Inverness via Dublin, London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Dublin to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Kerry to Inverness via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Shannon to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Kerry to Inverness via Dublin, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh Gateway to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $24
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Train from Edinburgh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$29 - $45
Train from Edinburgh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$55 - $85
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
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Farranfore, Kerry Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Dublin, Arlington Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
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 Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Dublin, Arlington Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
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
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
nationalexpress.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Kinross, Park and Ride to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$168

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