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Airport Data for SNN
Transportation from SNN
Parking Information

Identification Codes:  

  • IATA: SNN
  • ICAO: EINN

Distance from SNN to: 

  • Shannon city center – 2 miles (3 km)
  • Ennis – 16 miles (26 km)
  • Limerick – 22 miles (35 km)
  • Cratloe – 10 miles (16 km)
  • Sixmilebridge – 8 miles (13 km)

Nearest Major Airports: 

  • Galway Airport – 49 miles (79 km)
  • Cork Airport – 81 miles (130 km)
  • Dublin Airport – 147 miles (237 km)

Average High Temperatures for Shannon:

  • Summer – 18°C (64°F)
  • Autumn – 16°C (61°F)
  • Winter – 8°C (46°F)
  • Spring – 11°C (52°F)

Shannon Time Zone: 

  • The same as Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

Hotels near SNN: 

  • There is 1 hotel which is only about 2 minutes walking distance from the airport
  • There are 3 hotels located within 3 miles (5 km) from the airport.

Facts about SNN:

  • Shannon Airport was Ireland’s third busiest airport and in 2006
  • The airport has nearly 4 million passengers each year
  • Ryanair is the busiest flight operator to this airport 
  • Ireland’s longest runway can be found at Shannon airport
  • The runways were used as a training area for the Concorde Jet

Car Rental at Shannon Airport:

  • There are several car rental companies at Shannon Airport
  • Book your car rental in advance to save time and money
  • The car rental companies at the airport function between 8:00 – 20:00
  • There are few car companies that also operate 24 hours

Shannon City Bus:

  • The bus information desk can be found outside the arrival hall of the airport
  • There are several busses that ply from the airport to various destinations
  • The buses depart every 30-60 minutes
  • Further information on bus services and time tables can be got from their websites

Taxi Service:

  • The airport taxi service desk is located at the arrivals hall of the airport.
  • The taxi services are available for all flights and can be booked at the taxi desk.
  • The minimum fare to Shannon city via taxi is 10.00 EUR.
  • Fares can be adjusted according to the agreement between the driver and customer.
  • The average taxi fares is 2.25 EUR/mile (1.40 EUR/km) 
  • *1.00 EUR = 1.42 USD, 0.86 GBP

Short-Term Parking:

  • There are almost 5,000 car park spaces available at the airport
  • These are patrolled regularly by police authorities
  • Short-term parking is available for up to 24 hours
  • The short-term car park is opposite the terminal building
  • The minimum time for car park is 15 minutes and the charge is 1.50 EUR
  • Additional time is prorated on an hourly basis
  • The maximum daily charge is 20.00 EUR

Long-Term Parking:

  • Car Park 1 is at the rear end of the short-term car park
  • Car Parks 2, 3 and 4 are farther from the main terminal
  • Daily price = 9.50 EUR
  • Weekly price = 47.50 EUR
  • *1.00 EUR = 1.42 USD, 0.86 GBP

*Prices, information and exchange rates are as of August 13, 2009