Discover Car Hire in Shannon
The Shannon Region has it all, from ancient artifacts to spectacular scenery. The Shannon Region is a special part of the west of Ireland, carved by nature. Home to the second busiest airport in Ireland, Shannon Airport is an excellent location to pick up your hire car and begin exploring the country. Located 8 kilometres from the city, the drive is approximately 10 minutes. If you would prefer to collect away from the city you can book one of our downtown or city locations.
There's nothing better than a peaceful scenic drive along the Shannon River, and the best way to take in its breathtaking scenery is to create your own unique self-drive tour with a rental car from DriveAway. Select from a wide range of vehicles including hatches, sedans, wagons, minivans, manuals and automatics throughout Shannon, Ireland and Northern Ireland. Visit our Ireland driving tips page for more car hire information and other destination and depots in Ireland. DriveAway guarantees that we have the best rates on Shannon car hire. Visit our beat rate policy and see why we won’t be beaten on price!
Water dominates from dramatic Atlantic coastline to the majestic River Shannon. It’s an area with breathtaking cliffs, golden beaches and quiet coves, along Europe’s most westerly shores. Some of the top attractions include the Shannon Golf Club with 18-holes; lying just beside the airport, overlooking the estuary. Close to the modern town are delightful old-world villages, including Newmarket on Fergus, Bunratty and Sixmilebridge. The Craggaunowen is a 16th century medieval castle with an open air museum. Travel back in time and experience how the Celts carried out their day to day lives.
A little further away is the Burren region, the magnificent Atlantic Coast of Clare, the city of Limerick and the delights of the Shannon River and lakes. A place of legendary beauty, the Shannon region also embraces other counties of Clare such as South Offaly and North Tipperary.
DriveAway strives to make your experience one you will enjoy. Enter your details in our easy to use booking engine and find the best option for you. Alternatively, call one of our friendly consultants on 0800 885 590 today and save!
|Cities (To and From)||Distance (Approx.km)||Travel Time (Approx. hr)|
|Shannon to Cork||125||1.5|
|Shannon to Limerick||30||0.5|
|Shannon to Dublin||230||2.5|
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