There are 10 ways to get from Glasgow to Limerick by bus, car ferry, train, 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.

Recommended option

Bus, car ferry  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station 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

$98 - $124

Cheapest option

Fly Glasgow to Dublin, bus  •  6 h 19 min

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

$40 - $143

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Bus, car ferry, train  •  13 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly
  4. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay 300

$112 - $154

Bus, car ferry via Busáras  •  13 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station 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 X2a / ...
  4. Take the bus from Busáras to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station X12

$123 - $153

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 37 min

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

$107 - $140

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Shannon  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Shannon (SNN) EDI - SNN

$65 - $342

Fly Glasgow to Cork, bus  •  6 h 59 min

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

$63 - $216

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Dublin, bus  •  7 h 2 min

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

$44 - $159

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Cork, bus  •  7 h 32 min

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

$60 - $212

Fly Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove), bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) GLA - 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

$80 - $175

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Limerick is to fly and bus which costs £30 - £110 and takes 6 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Limerick is to bus and fly which costs £45 - £260 and takes 5 h 46 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Limerick is 284 miles.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Limerick without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 10 h 32 min and costs £70 - £95.

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It takes approximately 10 h 32 min to get from Glasgow to Limerick, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Shannon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Aer Lingus and British Airways offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Shannon Airport.

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There are 123+ hotels available in Limerick. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Limerick.
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  • Distance: 284.3 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 32 min

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

There is no direct connection from Glasgow to Limerick. However, you can take the bus to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, take the walk to Cairnryan, take the car ferry to Belfast, take the taxi to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre, take the bus to Dublin Airport, then take the bus to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Glasgow to Limerick via Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, Cairnryan, Belfast, York Street, Belfast Central Train Station, Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station, Connolly, Amiens Street Junction Upper Sheriff Str, Dublin City South, Hawkin's Street, and Dublin City South, Burgh Quay in around 13 h 2 min.

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
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $500
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 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
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 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
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 Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 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
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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
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
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
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
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
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
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
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
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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
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
$170

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