There are 11 ways to get from Cheltenham to Limerick Junction by train, bus and ferry, car ferry, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, bus and ferry  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Limerick Junction

$94 - $134

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  15 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871
  3. Take the bus from Busáras to Caher, Cahir Castle Street X8

$62 - $82

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Train, carferry, bus  •  14 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Fishguard Harbour
  3. Take the carferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  4. Take the bus from Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare Harbour to Waterford, Waterford Bus Station 40 / ...
  5. Take the train from Waterford to Limerick Junction

$146 - $225

Drive, carferry  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Fishguard
  2. Take the carferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  3. Drive from Rosslare to Limerick Junction

$100 - $129

Train to Birmingham, fly to Dublin, train  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Dublin (DUB) BHX - DUB
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Limerick Junction

$99 - $301

Train to Birmingham, fly to Cork, train  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Cork (ORK) BHX - ORK
  3. Take the train from Cork Kent to Limerick Junction

$110 - $330

Train to Bristol, fly to Cork, train  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Cork (ORK) BRS - ORK
  3. Take the train from Cork Kent to Limerick Junction

$139 - $342

Train to Birmingham, fly to Shannon, train  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Shannon (SNN) BHX - SNN
  3. Take the train from Limerick to Limerick Junction

$103 - $355

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Shannon  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
  2. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Shannon (SNN) LHR - SNN

$167 - $499

Train to Cardiff, fly to Dublin, train  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Dublin (DUB) CWL - DUB
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Limerick Junction

$113 - $316

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Cork  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
  2. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Cork (ORK) LHR - ORK
  4. Take the train from Cork Kent to Limerick Junction

$164 - $494

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to Limerick Junction. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Limerick Junction via Birmingham, Busáras and Caher, Cahir Castle Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 50 min.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Limerick Junction is 264 miles.

The best way to get from Cheltenham to Limerick Junction without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 13 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 13 h 19 min to get from Cheltenham to Limerick Junction, including transfers.

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Cheltenham to Limerick Junction bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cheltenham station.

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The quickest flight from Birmingham Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Cheltenham to Limerick Junction bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Caher, Cahir Castle Street station.

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Aer Lingus and Ryanair offer flights from Birmingham Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 44+ hotels available in Limerick Junction. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Limerick Junction.
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  • Distance: 263.9 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 19 min

What companies run services between Cheltenham, England and Limerick Junction, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Cheltenham to Limerick Junction. However, you can take the train to Birmingham New Street, take the walk to Birmingham, take the bus and ferry to Dublin, take the walk to Busáras Luas Stop, take the tram to Heuston Luas Stop, take the walk to Heuston, then take the train to Limerick Junction. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Cheltenham to Limerick Junction via Cardiff Central, Fishguard Harbour, Fishguard, Rosslare, Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare Harbour, Waterford, Waterford Bus Station, and Waterford in around 14 h 44 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Birmingham to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Bristol to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Flights from Birmingham to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $450
Flights from London Heathrow to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Cardiff to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from London Heathrow to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $230
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Cork via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $45
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Heuston to Limerick Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Waterford to Limerick Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Cork Kent to Limerick Junction
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Limerick to Limerick Junction
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
irishrail.ie
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Cardiff Central to Fishguard Harbour
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $75
First Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $65
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $45
Train from Swindon to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cheltenham to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare Harbour to Waterford, Waterford Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Caher, Cahir Castle Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Ferry operators
Stena Line

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