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Shannon Airport (SNN)

Full Airport Name

Shannon Airport


Shannon Airport, County Clare, Ireland

Airport Code


Country Code



(0)61 712 000


(0)61 712 282




Number of Terminals


Time Zone

GMT (GMT + 1 from the aftermost Sunday in March to the aftermost Sunday in October)


The airport is amid 24km (15 miles) from Limerick and Ennis, and 90km (56 miles) from Galway

Driving Directions

From Limerick, the airport can be accomplished on the arctic N18, by afterward the signs for Ennis, and from Galway on the southbound N18. At Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, booty the alliance for Shannon Airport and buck larboard on the N19.

Car Parking

Short- and abiding car parking is accessible in some 2,000 spaces. The concise car esplanade is amid anon adverse the terminal building.

Car Hire

Avis, Budget , Dan Dooley, Europcar, Hertz, Malone, Thrifty, National and Sixt all accept desks in the Arrivals hall.

Public Transport

Road: Taxi: Taxis bead off cartage on the Departures courtyard alfresco the terminal building. There is a auto board in the Arrivals anteroom (tel: (0)61 471 538). Limousines: Vip Bear (tel: (0)86 8175500; website: provides claimed bear casework to and from the airport. Bus: There is a approved bus account to Limerick station. Coach: Coaches are operated by Bus Eireann (tel: (0)61 313 333; website:, with approved casework to Limerick and Ennis bus stations; a Bus Eireann board is amid in the Arrivals anteroom (tel: (0)61 474 311). Citylink provides four circadian absolute drillmaster casework to Galway.

Information and Help Desks

The airport advice board (tel: (0)61 712 400) is amid in the Arrivals concourse. The day-tripper advice and anxiety centre (tel: (0)61 471 664) is additionally amid in the Arrivals concourse.

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: There are bureaux de change, abounding cyberbanking accessories and ATMs in the terminal. Eating and drinking: There is a self-service café on the aboriginal attic afore analysis in, as able-bodied as a bar. The bar in the Departures lounge is accessible 24 hours a day. Shopping: There are Irish allowance shops, a aliment store/newsagents and a adaptable telephone/Internet admission abundance amid check-in and the Arrivals hall. There are duty-free shops in the Departures lounge (tel: (0)61 4775 047). Luggage: A left-luggage account is accessible via the Airport Operations Office (tel: (0)61 712 408); cartage should additionally acquaintance this cardinal for absent acreage enquiries. A porter can be summoned via the telephones anchored throughout the terminal. Other facilities: There are two nurseries, amid in the Departures lounge and Arrivals concourse.

Conference and Business Facilities

Airlines and groups can appeal controlling lounge accessories for accumulated events, columnist launches and business meetings. For capacity during accustomed business hours, cartage should acquaintance the Terminal Manager (tel: (0)61 712 295) or, alfresco accustomed hours, the Duty Airport Manager (tel: (0)61 712 241).

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

The airport has lifts, distinctively acclimatized payphones and automat machines, disabled toilets and ramps amid throughout the terminal. There are two acutely apparent spaces to analeptic and set-down disabled travellers in advanced of the Terminal. Disabled parking at abiding ante is accessible in the concise car park, with spaces amid adjoining to Terminal entrances. Cartage acute appropriate abetment should acquaint their airline above-mentioned to travel.


The Shannon Great Southern Hotel (tel: (0)61 471 122; website: is a two-minute airing from the airport. The Lynch Clare Inn Hotel (tel: (0)61 368 161), Oak Wood Arms Hotel (tel: (0)61 361 500), Quality Hotel Shannon (tel: (0)61 364 588) and Shannon Shamrock (tel: (0)61 361 177) are additionally abutting to the airport. Hotel anxiety can be fabricated at the advice and anxiety centre on the Arrivals avenue (tel: (0)61 471 664).