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Indianapolis to Shannon Flights
Indianapolis International Airport
Travellers to the Indianapolis area generally fly into the Indianapolis International Airport at 7800 Col. H. Weir Cook Memorial Drive. The airport is located just fourteen miles south-west of the downtown area with easy access via I-70. Eight major airlines service the airport, including American, Delta, United, and U.S. Airways, which collectively offer direct service to twenty-six major cities across the United States as well as Toronto and Cancun. When you're ready to book a family holiday or weekend getaway from the Indianapolis area, remember to use ebookers to find affordable rates on flights, hotels, and rental cars.
Parking at Indianapolis Airport
The economy lot at Indianapolis International Airport offers 6,000 open-air spaces at an affordable rate of just $9 per day. Long-term parking features 4,400 spaces and a low daily rate of $12. Both the economy and long-term lots offer free shuttle service to the terminals. The parking garage is located just a short walk from the terminals for rate of $18 per day. If you're running late or just want to splurge, consider valet parking. The daily rate is just $20 per day and it offers various detailing and cleaning services for an additional charge. There are a few off-site parking options in the area, but their rates are fairly close to what you will find at the airport's economy lot.
Ground Transportation in the Indianapolis Area
The city bus, IndyGo, is the most economical way to get to the airport at just $1.75 for a one-way fare, but it may not be the best choice when dealing with luggage. Several companies, including GoExpress (317-274-0060) and Lincoln Land Express (217-352-6682), offer affordable shuttle service. Taxis are still the most popular option to get to the airport and there are several taxi companies in Indianapolis that you can use. Expect to pay between $30 and $35 to get to the airport from the downtown area. Visit ebookers to take care of your ground transportation options on the other end of your trip.
Restaurants at Indianapolis Airport
You'll find nineteen eating options plus a wine bar at Indianapolis airport. You can grab a breakfast sandwich at Shapiro's Delicatessen, indulge in a latte at Starbucks, or nosh on fresh baked goods at Lau Bon Pain. If you would rather grab a bite on your way to the airport, you'll find a Dunkin Donuts near the airport at 9839 East US Highway 36 in Avon and a Panera Bread at 55 South Raceway Road in Indianapolis.
Flying to Shannon
Travellers flying into the relatively new Irish town of Shannon will land at Shannon Airport, a little over three miles south-west of the town. The airport was founded in 1942, forty years before Shannon was given township status. Several airlines serve the airport, including British Airways, Atlasjet, and Aer Lingus. Find great fares on these and other airlines with ebookers.
Transportation from Shannon Airport
Renting a car can be a convenient option for your visit, and five rental car agencies have on-site desks at the airport. If you would rather hail a taxi, the airport cab desk is located in the arrival area of the terminal and can assist you in scheduling transportation. The cab fare to the centre of town will cost approximately €10, although exact fares are agreed upon by driver and passenger. Bus services are also available through Bus Eireann. If you are traveling to another city, JJ Kavanaugh and Sons runs service to Limerick and Dublin Airport.
Weather in Shannon
The weather in Shannon tends to be cool and damp throughout most of the year, so bringing along jackets, warm clothing, and gloves is always a good idea. The high temperature in the warmest month of August averages 20°C, while the average low temperature in the coldest months of January and February is 2°C. December receives the most rain, so make sure to pack your umbrella.
What to Do in Shannon
The summer months of July through August are the busiest for tourism in Shannon, so expect to pay more for hotel rooms and flights during these months. If cold and wet weather doesn't bother you, plan to visit the area in February, when hotels are relatively empty and great rates can be had. Make sure to visit Bunratty Castle and Folk Park while you're in Shannon, and take part in a fabulous medieval banquet. The Cliffs of Moher and the adjacent O'Brien's Tower are two popular tourist attractions located just a short drive from Shannon. Bring your binoculars and spend some time bird watching among Ireland's largest colony of puffins.
Airports in Indianapolis IN, US
Columbus Municipal (CLU)
Distance from City Center: 61.2 kilometers
Indianapolis Airport (IND)
Distance from City Center: 10 kilometers