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Access to Ireland from Europe and the US has never been easier, the cost of flying is now very competitive. Check out the following web sites for their competitive fares.

If you are arriving by plane we can arrange a collection service from all the airports, please see further information below. If you are arriving by car and wish to explore the island of Ireland before or after your trip, or just leave your car with us for the duration – we offer free car parking facilities at our office. If you prefer to use public transport further information is detailed below.

For our UK customers we can arrange a ferry package with Irish Ferries to include your ferry crossing & cruiser, just contact us for a quotation.
Car hire is available and the nearest pick up location is Athlone with Europcar or Enterprise Rent a Car. – Athlone is approximately a 30 minute drive from our base, further information can be obtained through contacting us or the companies directly with their details listed below.

Shannon river cruising in the centre of Ireland with Silver Line

Useful Information

Getting from / to the airport

Shannon river cruising our location from Dublin airport

Dublin Airport

156 km; 2 hours

Group / Private transfers
We offer standard transfers from Dublin Airport and private transfers can also be arranged
Standard Saturday and Wednesday airport transfer is €78 per person return
Standard airport transfer every other day is €96 per person return 
Public Transport
www.citylink.ie This bus service will bring you directly to Athlone or Ballinasloe, then a taxi to our base at Banagher is required. The car taxi ranges from approximately €40 – €60
Athlone – Banagher  37 km; 30 min
Ballinasloe – Banagher 32 km; 25 min
www.buseireann.ie This  bus service will bring you directly to Athlone, Ballinasloe, Tullamore or Roscrea then a taxi is required to our base at Banagher
The car taxi prices from approx.. €40 – €60
Athlone – Banagher  37 km   30 min
Ballinasloe – Banagher 32 km  25 min
Tullamore – Banagher 45 km   35min
Roscrea / Banagher 32 km  25 min
www.kearnstransport.com (This is from Dublin city centre to Birr or Banagher).  Birr is approximately 13 km and a 15 minute drive from our base at Banagher

www.irishrail.ie (This is from Dublin city) to the following stations
A taxi is then required from the following stations to Banagher and the duration is below
Athlone – Banagher  37 km   30 min
Ballinasloe – Banagher 32 km  25 min
Tullamore – Banagher 45 km  35 min
Roscrea / Banagher 32 km 25 min

Shannon Airport

118 km 1hour 15min (via motorway)

Group / Private transfers
We offer standard transfers from Shannon Airport and private transfers can also be arranged
Standard Saturday and Wednesday airport transfer is €78 per person return Standard airport transfer every other day is €96 per person return
Public Transport
www.buseireann.ie
The station will be at Limerick and this service will bring you to Birr which is only 13km away from Banagher.

Shannon river cruising from Shannon Airport

Ferry crossing from the UK with Irish ferries

VesselDepartsArrives
Cruise Ferry – Daily service02:4005:55
*Cruise Ferry – Daily service08:1511.45
**Swift Fast Ferry 10.4012.55
Cruise Ferry – Daily service14:1017:25
**Swift Fast Ferry16.4519:00
*Cruise Ferry – Daily service20:1523:30
* Please note this is an economy class service and does not facilitate foot passengers.
**Our Dublin Swift service will resume Spring 2019
Distance from Dublin Port to Banagher 164 km 1 hour 58 min
VesselDepartsArrives
*Cruise Ferry – Daily service02:0005:25
** Swift Fast Ferry07:3009.45
Cruise Ferry – Daily service08:0511.30
** Swift Fast ferry13.5016.05
*Cruise Ferry – daily service14:3018.00
Cruise Ferry – Daily service20:5500:20
* Please note this is an economy class service and does not facilitate foot passengers
**Our Dublin Swift service will resume Spring 2019
VesselDepartsArrives
Isle of Inishmore – Daily service02:4506.46
Isle of Inishmore – Daily service14.4518.46
 
VesselDepartsArrives
Isle of Inishmore – Daily service08:4512.46
Isle of Inishmore – Daily service20.4500.46
Distance from Rosslare to Banagher 207km 3 hour drive

Driving Directions

From Dublin

Take the motorway M4 (Toll road) continue on the M6 to junction 5 (Kilbeggan / Tullamore) and follow on the N52 direction Tullamore and stay on the N52 to Birr. In Birr take the R439 to Banagher. 156 km 2hours Alternatively take the M7 Borris-On-Ossory (Toll Road). In Borris – On- Ossory take the N7 to Roscrea and follow the N62 to Birr and R439 to Banagher. 161 Km 2 hours 16min

From Limerick

Take the M7 to Roscrea, in Roscrea follow the N62 to Birr and take the R439 to Banagher. 106 km 1 hour 20mins

From Galway

Take the M6 (Toll road) to Ballinasloe and at junction 14 take the R357 to Shannonbridge and onto Cloghan. In Cloghan follow the R356 to Banagher. 85 km 1 hour 10mins

Car Rental

Europcar

www.europcar.ie
Cillian Geraghty
Office: +353 (049) 436-1441
cillian.geraghty@europcar.ie

Enterprise


www.enterprise.ie

+353 (0)9064 1030

Hertz


www.hertzcarsales.ie

+353 (0)71 9144068

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