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Distance from SNN to:

Bunratty 12 km
Kilrush 63 km
Cliffs of Moher 64 km

Nearest Major Airports:

Kerry Airport 118 km
Cork Airport 131 km
Dublin Airport 231 km

Car Hire Shannon

Shannon Airport Guide

Shannon is a small town in County Clare in Ireland. There are not many attractions in Shannon although you can visit the Atlantic Airventure aviation centre and shop at Skycourt. If you have car hire Shannon you can easily explore County Clare and The Burren and Cliffs of Moher are a must see. Also nearby is the Bunratty Castle and Folk Park and the Doolin Caves or you can spend a day at the West Clare Railway and Heritage Centre.

Shannon Airport Directions

It is a quick 5 minute drive from the town with car hire Shannon Airport via the N19 route.

Shannon Airport Parking

There are over 5000 car parking spaces available at Shannon Airport for short and long term parking. These are open 24 hours and within walking distance of the terminal and patrolled by airport police.

Shannon Airport Flight Information

Flights are available to London and the UK as well as New York on a regular basis with 5 scheduled airlines. There are also seasonal routes to Canada and some cities and holiday destinations in Europe.

Hotels Near Shannon Airport

The Park Inn Shannon Airport is directly opposite the terminal building if you need to stay at the airport. In Shannon, you can stay at the Oak Wood Arms or the Carrygerry Country House.

Shannon Time Zone

Shannon is on Greenwich Mean Time and in the Western Europe Time Zone (GMT+0).

Shannon Info

Shannon Airport is a modern airport with everything you should need before your flight.  There are 11 shops to keep you busy and there you can pick up a newspaper or buy souvenirs. An ATM and a currency exchange desk are available for all your money needs and there is free Wi-Fi if you want to check emails. There are 4 places to eat including the Atlantic Coffee Co and the Sheridan Food Pub. Executive lounges and a tourist information service are also provided at the airport.

Shannon Airport Trivia:

  • Shannon Airport is the 2nd largest airport after Dublin Airport.
  • In 2010 the airport handled over 1,750,000 passengers.
  • It is one of only two airports in Europe that have USA border preclearance facilities.
  • It has always historically been seen as a gateway to Europe from the Americas.
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