Cheap Flights from Birmingham to Shannon (BHX - SNN)
Flight information Birmingham to Shannon
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Average flight time, total distance 301 miles
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This information is correct as of May 2016
Airlines that fly from Birmingham to Shannon
Aer Lingus Regional (operated by Stobart Air) offer direct flights from Birmingham to Shannon.
Terminal Information – Departing
Birmingham Airport has one terminal with a good range of facilities. There's everything you might need to make your pre-flight experience easier, for example a children's play area, a bureau de change and multi-faith prayer rooms. Dining options at the airport include Frankie & Benny's, All Bar One and Giraffe. You can raise a toast to your trip to Shannon at the Blanc et Noir Champagne Bar or the Meriden Bar. Shops at the airport include airport favourites like Boots, World Duty Free and Accessorize as well as high street fashion brands like Hugo Boss and Superdry. VIP lounges are provided by Aspire and No.1 Traveller. Economy passengers can pay to use these lounges: you can book your place in advance and save money.
Terminal Information – Arriving
There are Bus Eireann bus services from Shannon Airport to major Irish cities. JJ Kavanagh & Sons also run a bus between Shannon Airport, Limerick and Dublin Airport. You can book a taxi from the taxi desk inside the terminal building. You can expect to pay about €10* for a taxi to Shannon town centre. Car hire from Shannon Airport is a great option if you're planning a rural holiday. Driving in Ireland is easy, with quiet roads and lots of gorgeous scenery to admire. If you do hire a car, try and check out a few of our top 5 scenic road trips in Ireland.
We recommend arriving at the airport no later than 90 minutes before scheduled departure. You don't need a passport to fly to Shannon from Birmingham as both airports are within the Common Travel Area. You will need to produce some photographic ID at the gate: a driving license is usually fine for this. Check Aer Lingus's website for an up to date list of accepted identification types.
What to expect in Shannon
Ireland uses the Euro (€. We recommend converting some money before you fly, as most banks charge a conversion fee if you withdraw cash from an ATM. If you're going exploring it's worth bringing plenty of cash. Small shops in Ireland often don't take debit/credit cards, and cash machines aren't always guaranteed. Shannon has a similar climate to Birmingham, although winters are slightly warmer with an average temperature of 6°C during February. The famous '40 shades of green' can be attributed to Ireland's heavy rainfall. Shannon tends to get 20-25 days of rain each month, so you might want to pack some waterproof clothing.
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