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Welcome to Irish Car Rentals at Shannon Airport

Welcome to Shannon Airport, Ireland’s third busiest airport, and the most immediate point of entry to the Wild Atlantic Way. You’ll find us at the Europcar service desk in the arrival hall, so come on over and we’ll get you on your way ASAP.

When you exit customs, turn right and follow the signs to the Car Rental Shannon Airport desks. Our team of friendly staff will be ready to help you get on the road as quickly as possible.

On-site is cheap car hire with a range of cars from Compact, Intermediate, Full-size, People carrier, and luxury options.

Europcar provides the fleet hire for Irish Car Rentals customers.

We Will Not Be Beaten on Price

Irish Car Rentals offers a price promise on all rentals from Shannon Airport.

"We Will Not Be Beaten on Price"

We will match/better any quotes from another direct car rental supplier in the Republic of Ireland.

We believe you will not be able to beat our rental car rates. If you do, call Irish Car Rentals to verify the quote you received. Read more here.

Returning Your Car Rental

For shannon airport car rentals return, you will receive written directions and a map when you collect your hire car.

2021 Rental Fleet

With a wide range of rental fleet, you can meet your budget and space requirements.

On offer is a full range of car types such as Economy, Compact, Intermediate, People carrier, and SUV vehicles.

These are some of our vehicles fleet types for rent, to see the full list, click here.

Shannon Airport Ireland

Shannon is the 3rd busiest airport in Ireland and handles more than 1.5 million passengers a year. It’s located just outside the town of Shannon, about 25 kilometers west of Limerick.

Most of the airport’s business comes from UK and US flights with Aer Lingus, and European flights by Ryanair. However, there are many seasonal services traveling across the Atlantic through Delta, American and United Airlines.

Driving from Shannon Airport

The airport is a gateway to south west locations such as Limerick city, Ennis, and Galway. The famous Wild Atlantic Way, Galway City and the Ring of Kerry all reachable within an hour.

It is also close to the motorway leading to Kilkenny and Dublin, where Ireland's Ancient East lies'

Presented here are some of Ireland’s most popular attractions in 2021:

The Burren

Found throughout County Clare is some of Ireland’s most remarkable natural wonders. The Burren, a prominent location featuring in the Wild Atlantic Way driving tour. Made up from over 250 square kilometres of unique, almost alien landscape.

With rolling hills of limestone pavements crisscrossed and separated by deep cracks, called grikes. Varied types of plant life, and tropical species grow nowhere else at this latitude, thanks to its singular ecosystem.

The Burren is also home to several portal tombs, the most well-known of which, Poulnabrone Dolmen. The Dolmen means ‘hole of the quern stones’, dates back to between 4200 and 2900 BC. A 3.5-metre slab of limestone balanced on two upright stones about two-meters-tall and cover a ten-metre deep cairn, or burial chamber.

The Cliffs of Moher

The Burren reaches all the way out to sea but where it’s been cut off from the mainland, it forms the Aran Islands that lay in the water, intersected with ancient stone walls. And towering overhead of those islands, under relentless attack from the strong Atlantic tides, are the mighty Cliffs of Moher.

Measuring around 120-metres-tall at Hag's Head, right up to nearly 214 metres at their highest point just north of O'Brien's Tower. Built into the hill side, just back from the cliff-face, is the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre which exhibits interactive displays about the local history, geology, plants and wildlife.

The Burren reaches all the way out to sea but where it’s been cut off from the mainland, it forms the Aran Islands that. Towering overhead of those islands, under relentless attack from the Atlantic tides, are the mighty Cliffs of Moher.

At 120-metres-tall at Hag's Head, and up to nearly 214 meters at their highest point just north of O'Brien's Tower. At the top is the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre which exhibits interactive displays about the history, geology, plants, and wildlife.

The Cliffs of Moher are also one of the many highlights along the Wild Atlantic Way. This airport is the ideal starting point for those looking to pick up a car hire Shannon Airport to begin their adventure.

The Shannon Estuary

Surrounded by towns and fishing villages, the Shannon Estuary is where Ireland’s longest river flows into the sea. The river mouth offers many opportunities for water sports, boating, and fishing. In the river is salmon, brown trout, sea trout and eel angling.

Shannon Estuary Drive is a 207km loop developed by Fáilte Ireland. Book your Shannon car hire today!

Irish Car Rentals offers car rental Shannon Ireland for convenience.

Van Hire

Shannon Airport Van Hire services customers who are looking to rent a small or large commercial van hire. Hire vans midweek or weekends are available for short term rental or long term hire.

One Way Car Rental is available from collection at Shannon Airport to anywhere in Ireland.

Our Address:

Arrivals Hall
Shannon Airport
Co Clare

Our Contact Numbers:

Telephone Number: +353 61 206040

Fax Number: +353 61 471096

Emergency Telephone Number: +353 1 844 1944

Opening Times: Opening Times

Shannon Airport Ireland Map

Public Transport from airport

Public & private bus stops, and taxis located just outside the airport terminal (look to your left).

There is no rail service to Shannon Airport, but buses can bring passengers to train stations in Limerick and Ennis. In total there are approx. 142 bus services daily at Shannon Airport by Bus Eireann and JJ Kavanagh & Sons. Other than buses or private taxis, rental cars Shannon is an ideal solution.

The nearest car rental Limerick is available from Shannon Airport location. If the international airport is a preferred choice, read here for car rental in dublin airport.

If you have any enquiries regarding car hire in Shannon Airport, please contact us.