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Getting to Limerick

By air:

Shannon International Airport is located 15 miles from Limerick. There are scheduled services from North America, Europe and the UK serving the airport on a daily basis with all the main international carriers. These include Aer Lingus, Continental Airlines, Delta and Ryanair.

Phone: +353 61 471444


Airport transfers: A regular bus service connects Shannon with Limerick. For timetable see


By rail:

Limerick’s Colbert Railway Station has main line connections with Dublin, Cork and Galway and can be reached from any railway station in Ireland. For Irish Rail’s fares during the week of the Royal de Luxe Giant, click here.

Phone: + 353 61 315555



By road:

Situated just over 2 hours from Dublin City (M7) and 1.5 hours from Cork (N20) and Galway (N18), Limerick’s location on Ireland’s West Coast can be effortlessly reached via all major roads.

Distance to Limerick:

Belfast: 290 kms

Dublin: 192 kms

Cork: 103 kms

Galway: 105 kms


By bus:

The following bus companies operate bus routes to/from Limerick.

From anywhere in Ireland

  • Bus Eireann Phone: +353 61 313333
  • JJ Kavanagh & Sons Phone: +353 56 8831106 or local 0818 333 222
  • JJ Kavanagh & Sons operates a service that connects Shannon Airport, Limerick and Dublin Airport.

The Dublin Coach express service makes it possible for customers to travel from Limerick to Dublin in just 2hrs 45mins. Dublin Coach Phone: +353 87 9483973

Plaza Express Phone: +353 61 384422

Kelly Travel offer a bus service from City East Plaza Limerick, non stop to the Red Cow LUAS. 2 hours, non stopFree WiFi. Fares from just €1 when booked in advance! Or pay €10 to the driver.

Irish Citylink operates 6 daily return services from Cork Airport, Cork City and Galway to Limerick.

Irish Citylink Phone: +353 91 564164

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