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There are 9 ways to get from Glasgow to Limerick by bus, car ferry, train, bus and ferry, 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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Bus, car ferry, train  •  12h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
  3. Take the train from Larne Harbour to Great Victoria Street 2
  4. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport X2a
  5. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay

$95 - $195

Cheapest option

Fly Glasgow to Dublin, bus  •  6h 57m

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

$38 - $142

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Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  18h 15m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880
  3. Take the bus from Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay 300

$118 - $171

Bus, bus and ferry  •  19h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow 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

$51 - $75

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 40m

  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  •  5h 49m

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

$66 - $342

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Dublin, bus  •  7h 27m

  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

$43 - $158

Fly Glasgow to Cork, train  •  8h 18m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Cork (ORK) GLA - ORK
  2. Take the train from Cork Kent to Limerick Junction

$86 - $245

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Cork, train  •  8h 42m

  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 train from Cork Kent to Limerick Junction

$84 - $241

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Limerick is to fly and bus which costs £29 - £110 and takes 6h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Limerick is to bus and fly which costs £50 - £270 and takes 5h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Limerick. However, there are services departing from Glasgow 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 19h 48m.

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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 and train which takes 12h 53m and costs £70 - £150.

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It takes approximately 12h 53m to get from Glasgow to Limerick, including transfers.

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

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

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Glasgow to Limerick bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, arrive at Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay station.

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

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Limerick.
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  • Distance: 284.3 miles
  • Duration: 12h 53m

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 taxi to Cairnryan, take the car ferry to Larne, take the walk to Larne Harbour, take the train to Great Victoria Street, take the walk 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 Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester, Dublin, Busáras, Red Cow, and Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride in around 18h 15m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Flights from Edinburgh to Shannon via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Edinburgh to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $150
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to Cork via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Larne Harbour to Great Victoria Street
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
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
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
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
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Aircoach
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
Bus Eireann
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
Citylink
Standard
$17 - $24
Web Fare
$14 - $21
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 Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
National Express
Bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
National Express
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
$10 - $16
Website
Dublin Coach
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Dublin Coach
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Ferry operators
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $95
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$39
Passenger Flexi
$65
Standard Car
$91
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$168

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