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Flights to Shannon

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Last minute flights to Shannon

Departure Wed, 01 Jan Return Wed, 08 Jan
STN London
ORK Cork
return from £14
Departure Mon, 06 Jan Return Wed, 08 Jan
MAN Manchester
SNN Shannon
return from £26
Departure Wed, 11 Dec Return Wed, 18 Dec
BHX Birmingham
ORK Cork
return from £85
Departure Thu, 12 Dec Return Thu, 19 Dec
BRS Bristol
ORK Cork
return from £108
Popular flight routes to Shannon
London - Shannon
return from £17
Birmingham - Shannon
return from £85
Manchester - Shannon
return from £16
Bristol - Cork
return from £130
Inverness - Shannon
return from £230
Jersey - Shannon
return from £268

Trips to Shannon

Shannon travel

Shannon, a region of Ireland, is the second largest town in County Clare, named after the River Shannon on which it is located. It has the most exotic landscapes, a beautiful meandering river, a glistening Atlantic coastline, and awesome lakes and valleys. This city was built to develop the local economy of the county, has the world's first airport with duty free shopping, a number of shopping breaks, restaurants and cafes. This city offers its visitors the perfect chance to catch those cheap flights to Shannon and enjoy the beautiful outdoors.

Things to do and places to see in Shannon

A haven for horse riders, anglers, and adventure lovers, this place has it all to make your trips to Shannon a lasting memory. The excellent landscapes of this location will leave you awestruck. Grab your tickets and go to explore every part of Shannon.

Some of the best things to do and places to visit when in Shannon are:

  • The top of the 15th century Bunratty Castle to get views of the River Shannon
  • The most visited attraction in Ireland – the Cliffs of Moher standing tall at 214m high along the Atlantic coast
  • Sip on the original Irish coffee in this town which has it is birth place at the Airport bar
  • Take a tour of Craggaunowen which is a medieval castle and an open air museum
  • Drive up to the Aillwee Caves with relics of bears, waterfalls, stalactites and stalagmites
  • Enjoy the city's largest water world complex, Aqua Dome, with its sky-high water slides
  • The stunningly beautiful rugged landscapes and ancient forts at Aran Islands
  • Take a cruise down River Shannon, the longest river in Ireland
  • Sample and take away pints of Ireland's most famous export of Guinness beer
  • Walk the 45km trail at The Burren, known for distinctive limestone rock formation with flora and fauna
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Shannon airports

All flights to Shannon land at Shannon Airport which is the third busiest airport in Ireland, handling about 2 million passengers every year.

  • Shannon Airport

    Top airlines

    Some of the top carriers to this location are: Ryanair, United Airlines and Delta Air Lines.

    Location

    The airport is at a short distance of under 6km from the main city. It is also well-connected by road to Dublin and Cork.

    Transport options

    Use the bus to get you to the city or other further locations like Dublin and Cork. All buses are available from the terminal building itself. The other option for getting to the city would be the Airport Taxi. These can be pre-booked for a faster exit. There are a number of car rental offices at the airport building itself. You can take a rental car and drive to explore this place on your own.

  • Cork Airport

    Top airlines

    The top carriers at Cork Airports are as follows: Aer Lingus , Ryanair and Flybe .

    Location

    The airport is located approximately 6.5km from the centre of Cork city.

    Transport options

    Bus 226 leaves from the airport to Parnell Place Bus Station in the city. Travel time is usually 20 minutes. To get to Kent Railway Station for train connections on the Irish Rail, you have to ride the bus to Parnell Place Bus Station. From there, it is just a short walk to the train station. Other means of connecting from the airport to downtown Cork include taxis and car rentals.

FAQ's about Shannon

🖱️ When's the best time to book flights to Shannon?
The top month to book flights to Shannon is July, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for Shannon flights is August. In third place: September. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to Shannon, read on.
📅 When's the best time to go to Shannon?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to Shannon is... August. The next best month to travel to Shannon is October. And let's not forget September, the third top choice for when to go to Shannon. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to Shannon is January.
🕑 How long before a flight to Shannon should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Shannon, make sure to be at the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs and boarding the airplane can take some time. At Opodo you can find the best deals for flights to Shannon departing from over 5 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Shannon at Opodo you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
✈️ What is the name of Shannon’s airport?
Shannon is served by 8 airport[s]. Shannon Airport operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 5 cities, such as London, Manchester and Birmingham, the most popular routes.
🗺️ How to get from the airport to Shannon city centre?
There are many ways to get from Shannon Airport to central Shannon:
🚗 Driving:
If you go by car or decide to take a taxi, be aware of traffic. The average travel time from Shannon Airport to Shannon city centre when driving is 7 mins, but it may vary depending on the time of the day.
By bus:
Another way to go to Shannon city center is by bus. On average, it is possible to get there in around 30 mins
By Bus
Commuting from Shannon Airport to central Shannon by Bus takes around 30 mins, depending on the time and the day of the week.

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