Where is County Clare?

Co. Clare is located in the west of Ireland, between Connemara in the North and Co.Kerry in the South, in the province of Munster.



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Getting to Clare...

All the West of Clare is less than a one-hour-car drive from Shannon Airport, about 2 hours from Kerry Airport (via the Killimer Car Ferry), less than 3 hours from Cork Airport and Knock Airport and about 3 hours from Dublin Airport.

Ryanair
brings you to our local airport in Shannon directly from several European airports (these change regularly, so check the Ryanair website for latest information), as well as Aer Lingus and a number of other airlines on scheduled and charter flights from the UK, the US and Canada...You can find plane tickets to Shannon and other Irish airports on CheapOair online. Book now and go!

For car rental at Shannon and at the other Irish airports click here...
If you do not want to drive yourself then click here for a stress-free alternative!

If you want to bring your own car you've got a choice of options from a number of ferry routes serving the ports in
Cork (Southern Ireland, 2 hrs 30 mins.), Rosslare (South-Eastern Ireland, 4 hrs.), Dublin (East Coast Ireland, 3 hrs.) and Belfast/Larne (Northern Ireland 5-6 hrs.).

Direct ferry services from the continent are offered by
Stena Line Ferries, Irish Ferries and Britanny ferries all leaving from Cherbourg and Roscoff in France!
AFerry.co.uk is a price comparison website for the ferry market, and also provide useful resources for people looking to travel by ferry to Ireland from the UK.
Eurolines buses offers a direct overnight coach service from London to Ennis.
Bus Eireann buses serve Ennis and Shannon Airport from major Irish cities with connecting services to Kilrush, Kilkee, Miltown Malbay and Doonbeg

Dublincoach Express service connects Dublin City and Ennis via Limerick every hour during the day
Citylink buses connect the major airports and Galway, Limerick, Dublin and Cork.

Irish Rail offers several connections a day between Dublin and Limerick/Ennis. The Western Rail Corridor connects Limerick and Galway with stops in Sixmilebridge, Ennis, Gort and Athenry. Check out their website for special offers: Irishrail.ie!

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