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

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Bus, line 343 bus  •  3h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051 to Colbert Station, stop 635031 55
  2. Take the line 343 bus from Colbert Station, stop 635031 to Shannon Airport, stop 355331 343 / ...

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Train, line 343 bus  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the train from Waterford to Limerick Junction Waterford - Limerick Junction Service
  2. Take the line 343 bus from Colbert Station, stop 635031 to Shannon Airport, stop 355331 343 / ...

Drive  •  2h 3m

  1. Drive from Waterford to Shannon Airport (SNN) 153.8 km

Waterford to Shannon Airport (SNN) by bus

The bus journey time between Waterford and Shannon Airport (SNN) is around 3h 29m and covers a distance of around 157 km. This includes an average layover time of around 32 min. The fastest bus normally takes 3h 14m. Operated by Bus Eireann, the Waterford to Shannon Airport (SNN) bus service departs from Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051 and arrives in Shannon Airport, stop 355331. Typically 56 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
2h 56m
Layover time:
32 min
Total time:
3h 29m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
3h 14m
Bus distance:
157 km
Buses per week:
56
Cheapest price:
€20
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
07:40
Last bus departs at:
20:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Waterford to Shannon Airport (SNN) bus schedules

Waterford → Shannon Airport (SNN)
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Shannon Airport (SNN) is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Shannon Airport (SNN) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Shannon Airport (SNN) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1850 24 1850.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Waterford to Shannon Airport (SNN) is to drive, which costs €18 - €26 and takes 2h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Waterford to Shannon Airport (SNN) is to drive which costs €18 - €26 and takes 2h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Waterford to Shannon Airport (SNN). However, there are services departing from Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051 and arriving at Shannon Airport, stop 355331 via Colbert Station, stop 635031. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 34m.

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The distance between Waterford and Shannon Airport (SNN) is 132 km. The road distance is 153.8 km.

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The best way to get from Waterford to Shannon Airport (SNN) without a car is to bus and line 343 bus which takes 3h 34m and costs €19 - €29.

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It takes approximately 3h 34m to get from Waterford to Shannon Airport (SNN), including transfers.

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Waterford to Shannon Airport (SNN) bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051 station.

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Waterford to Shannon Airport (SNN) bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Shannon Airport, stop 355331 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterford to Shannon Airport (SNN) is 154 km. It takes approximately 2h 3m to drive from Waterford to Shannon Airport (SNN).

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There are 60+ hotels available in Shannon Airport (SNN). Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Waterford to Shannon Airport (SNN).
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  • Distance: 131.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 34m

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

You can take a bus from Waterford to Shannon Airport (SNN) via Colbert Station, stop 635031 in around 3h 34m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Bus operators
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051 to Colbert Station, stop 635031
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Colbert Station, stop 635031 to Shannon Airport, stop 355331
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Bus Eireann

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