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The best way to get from Dublin to Shannon Airport?

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The best way to get from Dublin to Shannon Airport?

Hello! We are trying to make arrangements for travelling from Dublin to Shannon Airport, other than flying?

Train?

Bus?

Any suggestions for the most conveninet, quickest and/or most inexpensive way?

Any advice on how long it might take us?

THANKS!

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1. Re: The best way to get from Dublin to Shannon Airport?

You can either take the bus or a combination of bus and train.

The bus will be cheapest.

The Dublin people can tell you where to get a bus from, but basically you get a bus from Dublin to Limerick City Station and then get a bus from Limerick City Station to Shannon.

www.buseireann.ie take a look at the journey planner.

The length of the journey really depends on a number of factors:

- Amount of traffic: if you leave at rush hour in Dublin it will take longer. If you arrive into Limerick at rush hour, it will take longer

- The actual time between the time you arrive in Limerick and the next Shannon Bus (you will rarely have to wait more than 30 minutes.)

- The route taken by the Shannon Bus you take. Some go straight to Shannon while others go via Sixmilebridge in Co. Clare

Alternatively, you can get a train from Heuston Station in Dublin to LImerick Train Station (same building as Limerick Bus Station) and then get a bus to Shannon.

For comfort, take the train. For convenience and economy, take the bus.

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2. Re: The best way to get from Dublin to Shannon Airport?

Limerick is not far from Shannon, so wouldn't a taxi be convenient ?? Just asking because the bus may be less convenient.

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3. Re: The best way to get from Dublin to Shannon Airport?

"Limerick is not far from Shannon, so wouldn't a taxi be convenient ?? Just asking because the bus may be less convenient."

Convenient, yes. But a taxi would cost over € 30 from Limerick to Shannon iirc.

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4. Re: The best way to get from Dublin to Shannon Airport?

1. Dublin bus route 748 from Dublin Airport to Dublin Heuston Station. see www.dublinbus.ie for bus times

2. train from Dublin to Limerick. see www.irishrail.ie for journey planner. Most require a cross platform change at Limerick Junction which is very easy.

3. Bus from Limerick station(bus station beside train station) to Shannon. www.buseireann.ie for info on Limerick buses

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5. Re: The best way to get from Dublin to Shannon Airport?

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