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Travelling To Limerick


The University of Limerick is located 31km from Shannon International Airport. The cost of hiring a taxi from Shannon Airport to University of Limerick is approximately €45 - €60.

From Shannon you can also travel by bus to Limerick Train Station. Journey time from Shannon to Limerick, a distance of 24km, is about forty minutes on the bus (operates from 06.45 – midnight) while the journey time from Limerick to the University is about twenty minutes on the bus. The adult bus fare from Shannon Airport to Limerick City is approximately €10.00 one-way and €20.00 return. From the train station you have two choices; you may take a taxi to the University at a cost of €12.00 - €20.00, or you may walk 5-minutes to catch the bus from William Street in Limerick City to the University. There is a regular bus service between the campus and the city centre. A bus ticket costs €2.50 each way. From the bus stop near the Centra shop in William St., take the bus for the University or Plassey (usually a Bus Eireann no.304 bus).


If you are driving from Shannon Airport to the University as you leave Shannon, follow signs on the dual carriageway for Limerick City N18. When you reach the Ennis Road Roundabout at the end of the dual carriageway, take the N7 signposted Dublin. Take the Dublin Road out of the city and travel approx two miles to the Parkway roundabout. Go straight through at this roundabout. At the next roundabout, turn left and follow the signs for the University. (Please note that parking outside of designated car parks will result in clamping. There is a charge of € 25.00 to have the clamp removed). You may also take the N18 and M20, but this is a tolled road €1.90 per car each way. For directions for travelling by road to the University of Limerick from various cities around Ireland, visit.



There are also commercial coaches going directly from Dublin Airport to University of Limerick. The journey time is approximately 3 hours and there are 8 buses each day. Please see the following link for further information


In addition, offer services from Dublin Airport directly to the University of Limerick. Coaches depart the airport every hour on the half hour with a stop at the Red Cow Luas Stop to change coach for the M7 Express Service to the University of Limerick. Prices start from €20 per person one way. Please see the following link for further information


Eireagle offer 8 coaches daily from Dublin Airport to Limerick City. Please see the following link for further information

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