Shannon airport (SNN)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Shannon Airport, opened on October 24, 1945, is one of the busiest in the Republic of Ireland. It serves destinations in the United Kingdom, major European cities and some flights to the United States.

Official Website:

Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.

Annual passenger traffic: 1.5 million passengers went through it in 2022.

Tel: +353 6171 2000. - FACEBOOK

Information desk and tourist office in the Arrivals area of the ground floor.


The airport is located 24 km (15 miles) southeast from Ennis and 25 km (16 miles) to the west of Limerick.

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Car rental agencies

The counters are located in the Arrivals Hall.

  1. Avis (Tel +353 6171 5600 - Monday from 5:00 am to 0:15 am, Tuesday and Wednesday from 5:00 am to 9:00 pm, Thursday from 5:00 am to 1:00 am, Friday and Saturday from 5:00 am to 10:30 pm, Sunday from 5:00 am to 11:45 pm)
  2. Budget (Tel +353 6147 1361 - 5:30 am to 10:30 pm)
  3. Dollar/Thrifty/Hertz (Tel +353 6147 1369 - Sunday to Thursday from 5:30 am to 11:00 pm, Friday from 5:30 am to 0:00 am)
  4. Enterprise (Tel +353 6170 4914 - 5:30 am to 6:00 pm)
  5. Europcar (Tel +353 6120 6040 - 5:00 am to 10:00 pm)

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Parking services at Shannon airport (SNN)

Areas for short and long stays, regularly patrolled by airport police and with valet parking. More information: Tel +353 6171 2000. Rates

Short Term - Short-term parking in front of the main building. The first 15 minutes are free of charge.
Long Term - For longer periods, behind the previous sector, 2-3 min. from the terminal.
Park4Less - Long-term economy parking 7-9 min. from the boarding area. Only available by online booking.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Facilities include designated parking spaces near the terminal, adapted toilets, escalators, elevators, accessible telephones, contrasting and Braille signage, sensory room. Wheelchairs available free of charge (Tel +353 6131 3691). Services for passengers with reduced mobility from the desk located in the check-in area between 5:00 am and 0:00 am (Tel +353 873 373 401).

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Latest updates: March 19, 2023