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There are 7 ways to get from Shannon to Inverness by bus, bus and ferry, train, car, car ferry or plane

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  24h 48m

  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, bus and ferry, train  •  24h 57m

  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 Carlisle
  4. Take the train from Carlisle to Haymarket
  5. Take the train from Haymarket to Inverness

$120 - $230

Bus, bus and ferry via Edinburgh, Bus Station  •  27h

  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 Edinburgh, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station G90 / ...

$109 - $147

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 51m

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

$143 - $197

Fly Shannon to Inverness  •  9h 32m

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

$116 - $560

Bus to Dublin, fly to Inverness  •  8h 12m

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

$97 - $311

Fly Shannon to Edinburgh, train  •  8h 14m

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

$99 - $387

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shannon to Inverness is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 70€ - 120€ and takes 24h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Shannon to Inverness is to bus and fly which costs 80€ - 270€ and takes 8h 12m.

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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 24h 48m.

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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 which takes 24h 48m and costs 70€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 24h 48m to get from Shannon to Inverness, including transfers.

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Shannon to Inverness bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, 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 6h 30m 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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easyJet, Ryanair, British Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Shannon Airport to Inverness Airport.

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Map of how to get from Shannon to Inverness.
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  • Distance: 379.4 miles
  • Duration: 24h 48m

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

Aer Lingus, Loganair and three other airlines fly from Shannon to Inverness 5 times a day.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Shannon to Inverness via Edinburgh, Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Shannon to Inverness via Edinburgh, Stornoway
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Shannon to Inverness via London Heathrow, Manchester
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Shannon to Inverness via Manchester
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Dublin to Inverness via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Shannon to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Flights from Shannon to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Shannon to Inverness via Manchester
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Dublin to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Shannon to Inverness via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Shannon to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Virgin West Coast Trains
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
Train from Edinburgh Gateway to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
Bus operators
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Dublin, Arlington Hotel
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Dublin Coach
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Dublin, Arlington Hotel
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
transportforireland.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
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
National Express
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
National Express
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
National Express
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
National Express
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
3h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
Bus Eireann
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
Citylink
Standard
$17 - $24
Web Fare
$14 - $21
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$168

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There are 710+ hotels available in Inverness. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Shannon to Shannon Airport is to line 343 bus which takes 6m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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