Aer Lingus Airlines provides a service
from Los Angeles and New York’s JFK to Shannon
and Dublin. Delta Air Lines operates a service
from New York’s JFK Airport to Shannon and
Dublin. Services to London are frequent and moderately
priced. There is a wide range of promotional air
fares to Ireland from main cities in the UK, and
an ever increasing number of airlines connect
regional UK airports with Ireland.
Approximate flight times: From
Dublin to London is 1 hour 15 minutes, to New
York is 7 hours 30 minutes.
Dublin Airport is 8km (5 miles) north of the city. Bus no. 41A
leaves Abbey Street at regular intervals (travel
time – 35 minutes). Airport express coaches
and taxis are available to the city centre. Airport
facilities include airside duty-free shop, car
hire, bank, bureau de change, bars, restaurants,
tourist information centre and chemist. Opening
hours vary throughout the year.
Shannon Airport (SNN)
is 26km (16 miles) west of Limerick (travel time
– 25 minutes). Bus services are available
to and from both Limerick and Clare, approximately
every hour. A daily express coach travels between
Limerick and Shannon and between Galway and Shannon.
Taxi service is available to Limerick. Airport
facilities include outgoing duty-free shop, bank,
bureau de change, bar, restaurant and tourist
Cork Airport (ORK)
is 8km (5 miles) southwest of the city. Buses
travel between the city centre and airport (travel
time – 15 minutes). Airport facilities include
outgoing duty-free shop, car hire, bar and restaurant.
Facilities are open during operational hours.
Knock International Airport (NOC)
is 11km (7 miles) north of Claremorris (Co Mayo)
and receives international flights from the UK
only: Ryanair from London, Stansted, mytravellite
from Birmingham and British Airways from Manchester.Taxi
services are available to Claremorris, where onward
rail and bus connections are available to the
rest of the country. Airport facilities include
duty-free shop, bar, restaurant and car hire (pre-booking
Departure tax: None.