The cheapest times to fly from ANC to SNN are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • May 21st to June 17th
  • August 27th to September 9th
  • October 22nd to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ANC to SNN is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $2946 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $1322 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Shannon

Flying from Anchorage, AK (ANC) to Shannon (SNN) will usually cost between $1369 to $1809 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $1384. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2465. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1081 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1549 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ANC to SNN flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ANC to SNN route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

ANC to SNN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ANC to SNN flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Anchorage. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $148 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1493. Return trip prices are from the SNN to ANC flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ANC to SNN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 41 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from ANC to SNN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Dublin Airport (DUB) in Dublin

  • 121 miles (195 km) away from SNN
  • Usually 13.11% less expensive than SNN
  • 1-layover flights available

See ANC to DUB flights


Flight Hacking ANC to SNN

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ANC to SNN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seattle, WA (ANC > SEA > SNN)

  • Price for both tickets: $934
  • Average savings: $615 (39.7%)

See ANC to SEA flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (ANC > LAX > SNN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1039
  • Average savings: $511 (32.96%)

See ANC to LAX flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (ANC > BOS > SNN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1051
  • Average savings: $499 (32.18%)

See ANC to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ANC to SNN? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Shannon Airport to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4282 miles or 6891 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ANC to SNN?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ANC to SNN flight is about 8 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Anchorage, AK and Shannon?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from ANC to SNN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ANC
Origination airport name Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
City Anchorage, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 61.2
Longitude -150

Return Airport

Destination code SNN
Destination airport name Shannon Airport
City Shannon
Country Ireland
Latitude 52.7
Longitude -8.9


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