Shannon to Athens Flights
Flying Out of Shannon
Shannon Airport is located at the end of the N19 national route in Shannon, County Clare, Ireland. It's one of the country's three major airports, serves over one million passengers each year, and provides airline service to most of south-west Ireland. Fourteen airlines have flights that go to and from Shannon Airport, including Delta, Thomson Airways, US Airways, and United Airlines. Be sure to search ebookers for discounts on flights and other travel arrangements.
Parking at the Airport
Shannon Airport offers long-term parking to passengers who need to leave their vehicles at the airport while they travel. It costs €9.50 per day or €47.50 per week to park your car. There are four long-term parking lots at the airport; all of the long-term lots are within a three to four minute walk from the terminal. Baggage trolleys are located throughout the parking lots to make it easy to transport your luggage from the lot to the terminal.
Transportation to the Airport
If you don’t want to leave your car at the airport while you travel, you can take a taxicab. A cab ride from the centre of Shannon to the airport costs approximately €10. However, it’s important to negotiate the rate with the driver before you accept the ride, as cab fares in Shannon are subject to agreement between the passenger and the cab driver.
Dining at the Airport
If you want to grab a bite to eat before you board your plane, the airport has four dining options. The Limestone Café overlooks the check-in hall and features a wide selection of sandwiches, salads, hot dishes, and a full Irish breakfast. Segafredo is located in the transit lounge and serves high-quality coffee, baked goods, and sandwiches. If you’re looking for a place to relax before your flight leaves Shannon, you can grab a hot dish and a drink at The Sheridan Food Pub. Also, The Atlantic Coffee Co. has freshly brewed coffee, sandwiches, and pastries.
Flying to Athens
As one of the oldest cities in the world, Athens welcomes visitors from around the world to its ancient ruins and beautiful landscapes. Flights into the area land at Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos. The airport is located about twenty-six miles from downtown Athens and is a main hub for Olympic Air and Aegean Airlines. Plan your next getaway by looking up flights on ebookers.
Transportation from the Airport
There are five car rental agencies located on the arrivals level of the main terminal building for your convenience. Taxi service from the airport to the city of Athens is available at a flat daytime rate of €35 and night-time rate of €50. Four regional bus routes and the KTEL Express service routinely pick up passengers in front of the main terminal. The airport station for Metro rail service is located across the street in the terminal parking area.
Weather in Athens
Athens experiences extremely warm weather in the months of July and August, where the daily high can top 32°C. Make sure to pack swimsuits in order to make the most of the area's beaches and swim clubs. Temperatures cool down in the months of December through March, and you'll want to pack a warm jacket and layer your clothing for temperatures that average in the mid-40s.
Things to Do in Athens
The summer months in Athens are busy as thousands of European tourists take their holiday in the city. Beaches are crowded and air fares will be higher than at other times throughout the year. A good off-season time to visit the area is from April through June, when great deals can be found and the weather is warm enough to enjoy outdoor activities. Visiting historic sites such as the Parthenon and the Acropolis is a must while you are in Athens. Take time for unique experiences that include a visit to the Monastiraki Flea Market or indulge in a fresh fish lunch at the Agora-Athens Central Market. No matter what you decide to do, you'll find an exciting blend of old and new in the ancient city of Athens.
Cheap flights from Shannon to Athens
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Shannon and Athens airports and terminals
Flight schedule for flights from Shannon to Athens on Tue, Dec 10, 2013
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|British Airways/British Airways||BA5942/BA634||SNN||13:05||ATH||00:30||319/767||9hr 25min|
|Aer Lingus/British Airways||EI384/BA634||SNN||13:05||ATH||00:30||320/767||9hr 25min|
|British Airways/British Airways||BA5940/BA632||SNN||08:50||ATH||18:00||319/320||7hr 10min|
|Aer Lingus/British Airways||EI380/BA632||SNN||08:50||ATH||18:00||320/320||7hr 10min|
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