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

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

Recommended option

Fly Edinburgh to Shannon  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Shannon (SNN) EDI - SNN

$59 - $333

Cheapest option

Fly Edinburgh to Dublin, bus  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Dublin (DUB) EDI - DUB
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay

$38 - $150

9 alternative options

Fly Edinburgh to Cork, bus  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Cork (ORK) EDI - ORK
  2. Take the bus from Cork Airport Car Park, Cork Airport Car Park to Henry St

$54 - $203

Train to Glasgow, fly to Dublin, bus  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Dublin (DUB) GLA - DUB
  3. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay

$55 - $161

Fly Edinburgh to Belfast (Aldergrove), bus  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) EDI - BFS
  2. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
  3. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay

$81 - $191

Train to Glasgow, fly to Cork, bus  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Cork (ORK) GLA - ORK
  3. Take the bus from Cork Airport Car Park, Cork Airport Car Park to Henry St

$78 - $234

Bus, car ferry  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
  4. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay

$107 - $135

Train, bus, car ferry  •  12 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  3. Take the bus from Ayr Railway Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal Sl
  4. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  5. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
  6. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay

$123 - $147

Bus, car ferry via Busáras  •  13 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras X1
  4. Take the bus from Busáras to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station X12

$137 - $165

Bus, bus and ferry  •  21 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880
  3. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay 300

$54 - $70

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Cairnryan
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Drive from Belfast to Limerick

$116 - $153

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Limerick is to fly and bus which costs £28 - £120 and takes 6 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Limerick is to fly which costs £45 - £260 and takes 5 h 21 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Limerick is 317 miles.

It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Edinburgh to Limerick, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Limerick. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay via Manchester, Outside Connolly Station and Dublin City South, Burgh Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 5 min.

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What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Limerick, Ireland?

Aer Lingus and British Airways fly from Edinburgh to Limerick twice daily.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Flights from Edinburgh to Shannon via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Edinburgh to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Edinburgh to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin via Donegal
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Flights from Glasgow to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Edinburgh to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Glasgow to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to Cork via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $150
Flights from Glasgow to Cork via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
Bus operators
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$17 - $24
Web Fare
$15 - $21
Bus from Cork Airport Car Park, Cork Airport Car Park to Henry St
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$12 - $17
Web Fare
$9 - $14
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Dodds of Troon
Phone
01292 288100
Email
info@doddsoftroon.com
Website
doddsoftroon.com
Bus from Ayr Railway Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
doddsoftroon.com
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$169

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