Travelling by Air
Shannon International Airport is only 25km from the university campus making Limerick accessible direct from a range of destinations. See Shannon International Airport for a full list of flights to and from Shannon. Once at the airport you can catch one of the bus services below for a ride to the campus.
Dublin International Airport is about 2 hours from Limerick by bus or car.
Travelling by Sea
Ferry services operate from the UK and France and regular coach and train services operate from Dublin and Cork to Limerick daily.
Travelling by Bus
Bus Eireann provide connections to and from all Ireland’s major cities, including Limerick. Telephone 353 (0)61 313333 for more information. The service offered by Bus Eireann runs from Shannon Airport to the main Limerick City bus station, Colbert Station, Parnell Street, Limerick. This bus departs at least once every hour from the Airport and costs approximately €5.30 one way. For a detailed timetable you should log onto www.buseireann.ie, and click on Airport Services. The last bus departs daily at 00h00 (midnight).
JJ Kavanagh & Sons provides a service between Shannon Airport and 3 stops in Limerick: Arthurs Quay in the City Centre, outside the main gate of the university (Flagpoles of UL) or into the university (main campus bus stop). Tel: +353 (0)56 8831106. For a detailed timetable log onto www.jjkavanagh.ie, select Route “Shannon Airport – Limerick – Nenagh – Portlaoise – Kildare – Dublin City – Dublin Airport” timetable.
Dublin Coach provides service between Dublin Airport and the University of Limerick. Buses depart Dublin airport every hour. The ride takes approximately 2 hours.
Travelling by Car
If you decide to rent a car from the airport the best route to get to Limerick by road can be found by logging onto this route planner.