Limerick City is only a short distance from Shannon Airport, Ireland’s second international airport. From Limerick City, there are rail and bus services to much of the rest of the country.
Limerick Bus Services
Bus Éireann provides services to Limerick from Cork, Waterford and Dublin.
For further information on bus services, telephone: +353 (0)61 313333 (Limerick) or +353 (0)1 836-6111 (Dublin), or visit www.buseireann.ie.
Rail to/from Limerick
Limerick-Colbert station is located 5 minutes’ walk from Limerick City Centre. The only other station in Co Limerick is at Castleconnell.
From Limerick-Colbert station, there are rail services to Dublin, Ennis, Rosslare, Waterford, Cork, and Kerry.
For further information on train services, telephone: +353 (0)61 418666 (Limerick) or +353 (0)1 836-6222; or visit www.irishrail.ie.
Getting to Limerick by Sea
For more information, see our Ferry Services Guide.
Flying to Limerick
Limerick is located quite close to Ireland’s transatlantic airport, Shannon Airport. Scheduled services are operated by major Irish and International airlines from and to Boston, New York, Atlanta, Chicago, and Los Angeles, with one-stop connections from most other major US cities. Regular scheduled flights operate from Dublin, London and Paris to Shannon, as well as a selection of other UK and continental Europe cities.
For more information, see:
Driving Distances from Limerick City
For details, please see our Ireland Car Hire guide.