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There are 6 ways to get from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Limerick by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Dublin Airport Arrival Terminal 1 to Limerick City Arthur's Quay Park

5 alternative options

Bus via Newlands

  1. Take the bus from Newlands to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Dublin Airport T2 to Dublin Heuston Rail Station
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Limerick Junction
  3. Take the train from Limerick Junction to Limerick

Train

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Limerick

Drive

  1. Drive from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Limerick

Fly, bus

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Kerry (KIR)
  2. Take the bus from Kerry Airport, stop 350001 to Colbert Station, stop 635031
Dublin Airport (DUB) → Limerick
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Limerick is 1850 24 1850.

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The most affordable way to get from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Limerick is to bus, which costs €12 - €21 and takes 2h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Limerick is to drive which costs €35 - €60 and takes 2h 7m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dublin Airport Arrival Terminal 1 and arriving at Limerick City Arthur's Quay Park. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 30m.

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The distance between Dublin Airport (DUB) and Limerick is 180 km. The road distance is 208.8 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Limerick without a car is to bus which takes 2h 30m and costs €12 - €21.

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The bus from Dublin Airport Arrival Terminal 1 to Limerick City Arthur's Quay Park takes 2h 30m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Dublin Airport (DUB) to Limerick bus services, operated by Eireagle, depart from Dublin Airport Arrival Terminal 1 station.

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The best way to get from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Limerick is to bus which takes 2h 30m and costs €12 - €21. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €25 - €35 and takes 3h 50m.

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

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Dublin Airport (DUB) to Limerick bus services, operated by Eireagle, arrive at Limerick City Arthur's Quay Park station.

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Map of how to get from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Limerick.
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  • Distance: 180.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 30m

What companies run services between Dublin Airport (DUB), Ireland and Limerick, Ireland?

Eireagle operates a bus from Dublin Airport Arrival Terminal 1 to Limerick City Arthur's Quay Park every 3 hours. Tickets cost €25 and the journey takes 2h 30m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Irish Rail operates a train from Heuston to Limerick every 4 hours. Tickets cost €17 - €24 and the journey takes 2h 15m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Kerry
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€15 - €45
Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Heuston to Limerick Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€15 - €18
Flexible
€18 - €22
Train from Limerick Junction to Limerick
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€7 - €9
Flexible
€8 - €10
Train from Heuston to Limerick
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€17 - €20
Flexible
€21 - €24
Bus operators
Eireagle
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
eireagle.com
Bus from Dublin Airport Arrival Terminal 1 to Limerick City Arthur's Quay Park
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€25
Website
Eireagle
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €21
Website
Citylink
Standard
€14 - €21
Web Fare
€12 - €18
Kenneally's Bus Service
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Arthurs Quay
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
Kenneally's Bus Service
Bus from Newlands to Arthurs Quay
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
Kenneally's Bus Service
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Newlands to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €17
Website
Dublin Coach
Dublin Express
Phone
+353 1 903 9508
Email
travelservices@dublinairport.com
Website
dublinexpress.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport T2 to Dublin Heuston Rail Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9
Website
Dublin Express
Expressway
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Kerry Airport, stop 350001 to Colbert Station, stop 635031
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin Airport (DUB) to Limerick is 209 km. It takes approximately 2h 7m to drive from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Limerick.

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Ryanair offers flights from Dublin Airport to Kerry Airport.

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