If you are flying to Ireland from North America, we recommend Shannon International Airport as your destination. Shannon International Airport is a small modern airport situated between Ennis and Limerick. There are direct flights from the U.S.A. (as little as 5 hours away) and also from the U.K. as well as many other European cities.
Getting through Shannon is hassle free and you will not experience the congestion many visitors experience at Dublin. Hiring a car at Shannon is very simple and for tired travellers, the roads are relatively quiet. All the major car hire companies have depots here. Galway City Airport is only 40 minutes away and has direct connections with Dublin and the U.K.
Shannon International Airport is 40 miles/64 Km from Sea View House. Driving
time is less than 60 minutes.
Click here for driving directions.
For a list of cities which directly serve Shannon Airport please click here. http://www.shannonairport.com/plan-book/
Dublin, Cork, Knock, Galway and Kerry
Dublin Airport is approximately 3 hours drive from Sea View House.
Cork Airport is approximately 3 hours drive.
There are other airports at Knock Galway and Kerry which have connections to the U.K. and Continental Europe.
Car Ferry Companies to Ireland
Fishguard to Rosslare - Stena Line www.stenaline.co.uk
Pembroke to Rosslare - Irish Ferries www.irishferries.ie
Holyhead to Dun Laoghaire - Stena Line www.stenaline.co.uk
Holyhead to Dublin Port - Irish Ferries www.irishferries.ie
Liverpool to Dublin Port - Isle of Man Steam Packet Co. www.steam-packet.com
Stranraer to Belfast - Stena Line www.stenaline.co.uk