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Airports in Galway

Shannon International Airport (SNN)


Shannon Airport currently handles a few million passengers each year, making it the third busiest airport in Ireland. Most of the flights come from across the UK and Europe, but there are some flights to Shannon Airport from the United States.

The airport has a modest selection of facilities and passenger amenities. It was one of the first airports to offer full US pre-clearance outside of the Americas. The friendly staff at Shannon Airport offer the perfect introduction to Irish hospitality.


The airport is situated 15 miles (24km) from Limerick city and Ennis, and 56 miles (90km) from Galway City.

Getting to the city

Taxis operate day and night; buses and coaches operate during the day to Limerick and other Irish cities. Care rental is also avilable in the arrivals hall.


GMT (GMT +1 between the last Sunday in March and the last Saturday in October).


Tel: +353 (0)61 712 000

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Shannon Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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