There are 8 ways to get from Shannon to Scotland by plane, bus, bus and ferry, train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Shannon to Edinburgh  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Shannon (SNN) to Edinburgh (EDI) SNN - EDI

$56 - $330

Cheapest option

Bus to Dublin, fly to Glasgow  •  6 h 57 min

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

$42 - $148

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Fly Shannon to Glasgow  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Shannon (SNN) to Glasgow (GLA) SNN - GLA

$50 - $267

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  19 h 7 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 Preston, Lancashire
  4. Take the train from Preston to Glasgow Central

$123 - $251

Bus, bus and ferry, train via Carlisle  •  20 h 13 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 Carlisle
  4. Take the train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central

$77 - $173

Bus, bus and ferry via Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay  •  20 h 18 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

$58 - $82

Bus, bus and ferry  •  21 h 15 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 Glasgow

$77 - $98

Drive, carferry  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Shannon to Larne
  2. Take the carferry from Larne to Cairnryan
  3. Drive from Cairnryan to Glasgow

$103 - $204

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Shannon to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Drumgeely Road and arriving at Glasgow via Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay, Dublin and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 18 min.

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The distance between Shannon and Scotland is 546 km.

The best way to get from Shannon to Scotland without a car is to bus and bus and ferry and train which takes 19 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Shannon to Scotland, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Shannon Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Shannon to Scotland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Glasgow station.

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British Airways and Aer Lingus offer flights from Shannon Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 142+ hotels available in Scotland. Prices start at $92 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 Scotland.
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  • Distance: 341.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

What companies run services between Shannon, Ireland and Scotland?

Aer Lingus and British Airways fly from Shannon to Edinburgh twice daily.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
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
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Flights from Shannon to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Shannon to Glasgow via Edinburgh, Stornoway
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Shannon to Glasgow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
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
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Shannon to Glasgow via Manchester, Dublin
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $150
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Shannon to Glasgow via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Preston to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Preston to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
ScotRail
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
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
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Preston, Lancashire
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 - $40
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Ferry operators
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Larne to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $95
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$40
Passenger Flexi
$66
Standard Car
$92

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