There are 3 ways to get from Thurles to Shannon Airport (SNN) by train, bus or car

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Train, line 51 bus  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Thurles to Limerick Portlaoise/Limerick Service
  2. Take the line 51 bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Shannon, Shannon Airport 51 / ...

$19 - $28

2 alternative options

Train, line 51 bus via Limerick Junction  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Thurles to Limerick Junction
  2. Take the train from Limerick Junction to Limerick
  3. Take the line 51 bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Shannon, Shannon Airport 51 / ...

$20 - $30

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Thurles to Shannon Airport (SNN) 67.5 miles

$14 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Thurles to Shannon Airport (SNN) is to drive which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 1 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thurles to Shannon Airport (SNN) is to drive which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 1 h 16 min.

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The distance between Thurles and Shannon Airport (SNN) is 75 km. The road distance is 108 km.

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The best way to get from Thurles to Shannon Airport (SNN) without a car is to train and line 51 bus which takes 1 h 54 min and costs 16€ - 24€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to get from Thurles to Shannon Airport (SNN), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thurles to Shannon Airport (SNN) is 108 km. It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to drive from Thurles to Shannon Airport (SNN).

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There are 154+ hotels available in Shannon Airport (SNN). Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Thurles to Shannon Airport (SNN).
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  • Distance: 46.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 54 min

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

There is no direct connection from Thurles to Shannon Airport (SNN). However, you can take the train to Limerick, take the walk to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station, then take the line 51 bus to Shannon, Shannon Airport. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Thurles to Shannon Airport (SNN) via Limerick Junction, Limerick, and Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station in around 2 h 44 min.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Thurles to Limerick
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Thurles to Limerick Junction
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Limerick Junction to Limerick
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Shannon, Shannon Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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