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There are 4 ways to get from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Limerick by bus, car or plane

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Bus

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

3 alternative options

Bus via Red Cow LUAS

  1. Take the bus from Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay

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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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Limerick is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Limerick is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Limerick is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1850 24 1850.

Last updated: 29 Nov 2021
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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 €25 - €40 and takes 2h 7m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dublin Airport and arriving at Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay. 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 to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay takes 2h 30m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Dublin Airport (DUB) to Limerick bus services, operated by Citylink, depart from Dublin Airport station.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Kerry Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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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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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?

Citylink operates a bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay every 3 hours. Tickets cost €12 - €21 and the journey takes 2h 30m. Kenneally's Bus Service also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Kerry
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€18 - €60
Bus operators
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 Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
Kenneally's Bus Service
Bus from Red Cow LUAS to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
Kenneally's Bus Service
Eurobus
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
Eurobus
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €17
Website
Dublin Coach
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Kerry Airport, stop 350001 to Colbert Station, stop 635031
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Bus Eireann

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Ryanair offers flights from Dublin Airport to Kerry Airport.

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