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Car Hire  Shannon Airport Useful Guide

Car Hire from Shannon Airport is always popular whether you are visiting Ireland for Holidays or Business. Although Ireland is one of the most green and beautiful countries on earth, it does encounter a lot of rain so having a car is a clever way of staying dry and still not missing out on seeing the many attractions. . Many tourists use rental vehicles to take a tour and soak up the unique history and culture of Shannon.  We offer a great choice of car rentals which can be collected upon arrival at the airport  so that you can explore the west coast of Ireland and see other interesting cities such as Galway and Limerick all at a great price.

Here are some details and tips for driving to and from Shannon Airport:

Driving Conditions:

Roads: The roads in and around Shannon Airport are generally well-maintained and provide a comfortable driving experience. Major highways and local roads connect the airport to nearby attractions.

Traffic: Shannon is not known for heavy traffic congestion compared to larger Irish cities, but it's essential to be cautious, especially during peak travel times.

Safety: Ireland has strict road safety rules. Make sure you and all passengers wear seat belts, and avoid using a mobile phone while driving.

Distance to Nearest Cities and Towns:

Limerick: Shannon Airport is located approximately 24 kilometers (about 15 miles) north of Limerick city center. The drive typically takes around 20-30 minutes, depending on traffic conditions.

Ennis: Ennis, a charming market town, is about 22 kilometers (approximately 14 miles) southwest of the airport. The drive to Ennis usually takes around 20-30 minutes.

Cliffs of Moher: One of Ireland's most famous natural attractions, the Cliffs of Moher, is about 70 kilometers (approximately 43 miles) northwest of Shannon Airport. The drive to the Cliffs of Moher typically takes around 1 to 1.5 hours.

Bunratty Castle and Folk Park: Bunratty Castle and Folk Park is approximately 10 kilometers (about 6 miles) southeast of the airport, and the drive usually takes around 10-15 minutes.

Tolls:

When traveling on some major highways in Ireland, you may encounter toll booths. The specific toll roads can vary, so it's essential to check the routes you plan to take for toll information. Be prepared to pay tolls in cash or by card at toll booths.

Attractions and Places of Interest:

Shannon and the surrounding areas offer numerous attractions to explore by car, including:

Bunratty Castle and Folk Park: A well-preserved medieval castle and living history museum.
Cliffs of Moher: Majestic cliffs along the Atlantic Ocean.
The Burren: A unique limestone landscape with diverse flora and fauna.
Dromoland Castle: A historic castle and luxury hotel.
Lough Derg: A scenic lake with opportunities for water activities and beautiful walks.

When driving in and around Shannon, you'll find it convenient to explore the stunning landscapes, historic sites, and charming towns in County Clare and the broader west of Ireland. Always follow road signs and consider using GPS or navigation apps to find your way. Shannon Airport serves as an excellent base for further exploration of the region's natural beauty and cultural heritage.

Current Rental Rates at Shannon Airport

Peugeot 108

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 19.25 EUR/day
Peugeot 108

7 Days rental at 134.80 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Corsa

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 19.53 EUR/day
Opel Corsa

7 Days rental at 136.73 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  No

Ford Ka

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 19.67 EUR/day
Ford Ka

7 Days rental at 137.73 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  No

Toyota Corolla Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 28.50 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla Hybrid

7 Days rental at 199.55 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Yaris Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 26.56 EUR/day
Toyota Yaris Hybrid

7 Days rental at 185.92 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Yaris Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 41.19 EUR/day
Toyota Yaris Hybrid

7 Days rental at 288.35 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 47.34 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla Hybrid

7 Days rental at 331.42 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Yaris Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 46.69 EUR/day
Toyota Yaris Hybrid

7 Days rental at 326.86 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 54.02 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla Hybrid

7 Days rental at 378.18 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Shannon Airport: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • IrelandShannon Airport has the airport code SNN.
  • Shannon Airport is the third busiest airport in the Republic of Ireland and the 5th busiest when inclusing northern Ireland
  • Shannon was the first transatlantic airport in Ireland.
  • Ryanair and Aer Lingus have hubs at Shannon Airport.

 

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Best car rental companies in Shannon Airport

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No.3: KEDDY BY EUROPCAR,
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Shannon Airport car hire information

  • 9.4/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Flizzr EMEA Franchise
  • € 134.75
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 19.25
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 61
    Most Popular Type:
    Intermediate
  • 17
    Most popular model:
    Nissan Qashqai
  • 197
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire at Shannon Airport

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June€ 81
July€ 105
August€ 72
September€ 61
October€ 48
November€ 35
December€ 57
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January€ 88
February€ 113
March€ 152
April€ 112
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June€ 184
July€ 213
August€ 160
September€ 146
October€ 132
November€ 130
December€ 159
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January€ 56
February€ 61
March€ 91
April€ 67
May€ 95
June€ 115
July€ 135
August€ 124
September€ 102
October€ 85
November€ 66
December€ 121
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January€ 294
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March€ 298
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June€ 342
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December€ 305
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January€ 40
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March€ 61
April€ 51
May€ 89
June€ 113
July€ 180
August€ 93
September€ 84
October€ 71
November€ 38
December€ 70

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