Car Rental Shannon Airport (SNN)

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Shannon Airport, Shannon, Ireland
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mini
Ford Ka or similar
Ford Ka
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 2x
  • No
  • Man.
Budget
$30.57 / per day
Economy
Ford Fiesta or similar
Ford Fiesta
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 3x
  • Yes
  • Man.
Alamo
$48.29 / per day
Compact
Ford Focus or similar
Ford Focus
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • Yes
  • Man.
Easirent
$58.44 / per day
Intermediate
Skoda Octavia or similar
Skoda Octavia
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Man.
Enterprise
$78.87 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Standard
Toyota Avensis or similar
Toyota Avensis
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Budget
$38.96 / per day
Premium
Mitsubishi L200 or similar
Mitsubishi L200
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
Easirent
$97.38 / per day
Full-size
Kia Sportage or similar
Kia Sportage
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Budget
$121.09 / per day
Minivan
Ford Galaxy or similar
Ford Galaxy
  • 7x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • Yes
  • Man.
Alamo
$157.30 / per day
The above prices are approximate only. They are based on bookings made during the last 48 hours and depend on booking dates, length of rental and car class.

Travel Information

Language
English,
Irish
Currency
EUR
Country code
353
Average car rental length
7 days
Economy car rental price
$50.64 / per day
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Speed limit out of town
80 - 100 km/h
50 - 62 mi/h
Speed limit within town
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Shannon Airport Car Rental

Airport Car Rental

Shannon Airport is also known as Aerfort na Sionna in the Irish Gaelic language.

Top international routes

  • London
  • New York City
  • Boston
  • Manchester
  • Malaga
  • Faro

Main airlines

Ryanair, Aer Lingus, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Air Europa, Delta Air Lines, and Helvetic Airways

Terminals

The single airport terminal serves all domestic and international flights.

Location

Shannon Airport is about 5.5 km (3.4 mi) southwest of Shannon Town, 25 km (16 mi) west of Limerick, and 93 km (58 mi) south of Galway. Motorway N19 and Smithstown Road are the main roads connecting the airport to Shannon. Motorways N19, N18, R445, Clonmacken Road, and Cratloe Road are the main routes connecting the airport to Limerick.

Most popular types of rental car

Economy, Mini, Compact, Van, SUV

Top car rental companies

Enterprise, Budget Ireland, Keddy, Alamo, ACE Rent a Car, Europcar, and Easirent

Car rental desks

Many are located on the ground floor of the airport. The exact location of your car rental provider's desk will be listed on your Confirmation Voucher.

Services and facilities

You’ll find some shops, including a gift shop, a bookstore, a newsstand, and a duty-free shop that’s located after the security check. There are a few coffee shops, snack bars, and a full-service restaurant. You’ll also find ATMs, currency exchanges, a bank, a hotel opposite the main terminal, a children’s play area, baby changing facilities, a Catholic prayer room, a post office, and an amusement arcade. Luggage storage is located in the arrivals hall and is open daily from 6:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. The airport is well equipped for travelers with reduced mobility, and special assistance is offered, but be sure to contact your airline in advance if you’d like this service. You can find more information on the airport's official website.

Nearest gas station

Top Oil gas station, at N19 E20, can be reached in about six minutes and is open 24/7. There are many other gas stations near Shannon Airport and on the way to Shannon and Limerick.

Popular one-way rentals

  • Dublin (228 km / 142 mi)
  • Cork (125 km / 78 mi)
  • Galway (93 km / 58 mi)

Airport info

Rating
7.4
  • Getting to the airport 6.8
  • Departure and check-in 8.0
  • Terminal facilities 6.6
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 7.0
  • Restaurants and car rental services 7.2
  • Lounge 5.5

Shannon Airport (SNN)

  • IATA: SNN
  • ICAO: EINN
  • Airport name: Shannon Airport (SNN)
  • Airport type: Commercial / Civil
  • Airport Size: Large Airport
  • Elevation AMSL: 14 m / 46 ft
  • Runway Surface: Asphalt
  • Aircraft movements (per year): 19,296
  • Passengers (per year): 1,751,500
  • Airport Hours: 24 hours a day
  • Email: customercomments@shannonairport.com

Top 5 Locations near Shannon Airport

  1. Car Rental at Kerry Airport from $22.18 per day
    70.8 km / 44.0 miles away
  2. Car Rental at Cork Airport from $22.18 per day
    100.1 km / 62.2 miles away
  3. Car Rental at Knock Airport from $22.18 per day
    134.5 km / 83.6 miles away
  4. Car Rental at Dublin Airport from $21.88 per day
    194.6 km / 120.9 miles away
  5. 263.2 km / 163.6 miles away

When are car rental prices cheapest at Shannon Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Shannon Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Shannon Airport
$15.89
January
$33.18
February
$36.80
March
$21.19
April
$62.90
May
$19.24
June
$35.41
July
$50.72
August
$50.00
September
$42.01
October
$137.10
November
$137.10
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Shannon Airport is January when prices for an Economy class start from $15.89. You can see that this is 70% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 88% cheaper than renting a car in November (when rental prices start at $137.10 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Shannon Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in December the average rental period is 9 days, while in October, the average rental period is only 5 days.
Average Rental Length at Shannon Airport
7
January
6
February
7
March
7
April
7
May
7
June
7
July
6
August
8
September
5
October
7
November
9
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Shannon Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Shannon Airport in July, while the fewest number of travelers rent in December.
Shannon Airport Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
93%
January
84%
February
93%
March
111%
April
137%
May
122%
June
144%
July
123%
August
88%
September
81%
October
65%
November
60%
December

Our Customers Reviews

United Kingdom
Ford Fiesta
August 20, 2019
Easy collection and return of car. Travelled all over south west Ireland, better keeping to the main roads. Signposts went missing on minor roads.
United States of America (USA)
Skoda Octavia Combi
May 12, 2019
Easy pickup and shuttle to the location

Top 9 Suppliers for Shannon Airport in 2019

Alamo
Alamo
Exceptional 9.1
00353 061 704 914
ENTERPRISE RENT A CAR, SHANNON AIRPORT CO CLARE
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.7
+35361206040
MAIN TERMINAL, SHANNON AIRPORT
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.5
00353 61 704 914
GROUND FLOOR, TERMINAL BUILDING SHANNON AIRP
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.5
00353 61 715 600
Shannon Airport
Keddy
Keddy
Excellent 8.3
+35361206040
MAIN TERMINAL, SHANNON AIRPORT
Budget
Excellent 8.1
00353 61 471361
Shannon Airport, Ballyhennessy, Shannon, Co. Clare
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Very good 7.7
353 61 471098
Shannon Airport, Co. Clare, Ireland
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Very good 7.5
353 1 695 0326, 317-248-7251
Shannon Springs Hotel
Easirent
Acceptable 5.5
+353 (0)8586 16 180
Shannon Springs Hotel, Ballycastle

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