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There are 9 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Limerick by bus, plane, train, bus and ferry, night train, car ferry or car

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Line 147 bus to Manchester, fly to Shannon  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the line 147 bus from Rusholme Ctr to Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Shannon (SNN) MAN - SNN

23€ - 271€

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Fly Manchester to Cork, bus  •  7h 5m

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

55€ - 206€

Fly Manchester to Dublin, bus  •  7h 5m

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

34€ - 152€

Bus to Liverpool, fly to Dublin, bus  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Dublin (DUB) LPL - DUB
  3. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay

40€ - 226€

Train to Birmingham, fly to Shannon  •  7h 47m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Shannon (SNN) BHX - SNN

88€ - 289€

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  15h 52m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871
  3. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay

90€ - 145€

Bus, bus and ferry  •  15h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871
  3. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay 300

59€ - 93€

Night train, car ferry, bus  •  18h 23m

  1. Take the night train from Manchester Piccadilly to Fishguard Harbour
  2. Take the car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  3. Take the bus from Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare Harbour to Waterford, Waterford Bus Station 40 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station 55

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 32m

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  3. Drive from Dublin to Limerick

78€ - 104€

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The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Limerick is to fly and bus which costs £30 - £140 and takes 7h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Limerick is to line 147 bus and fly which costs £20 - £240 and takes 4h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Limerick. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Garswood Rd and arriving at Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Birmingham and Dublin City South, Burgh Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 59m.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Limerick is 272 miles.

The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Limerick without a car is to train and bus and ferry and bus which takes 15h 52m and costs £75 - £130.

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It takes approximately 4h 52m to get from Greater Manchester to Limerick, including transfers.

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Greater Manchester to Limerick bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Shannon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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Ryanair offers flights from Manchester Airport to Shannon Airport.

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to Limerick.
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  • Distance: 272.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 52m

What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and Limerick, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Greater Manchester to Limerick. However, you can take the line 147 bus to Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd, take the walk to Manchester Oxford Road, take the train to Manchester Airport, take the walk to Manchester airport, fly to Shannon, take the walk to Shannon, Shannon Airport, then take the line 343 bus to Limerick. Alternatively, you can take the line 147 bus to Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd, take the walk to Manchester Oxford Road, take the train to Manchester Airport, take the walk to Manchester airport, fly to Cork, take the walk to Cork Airport Car Park, Cork Airport Car Park, then take the bus to Limerick.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
13€ - 95€
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
18€ - 190€
Flights from Liverpool to Dublin
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
18€ - 220€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 260€
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
27€ - 240€
Flights from Birmingham to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 390€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 260€
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 260€
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
29€ - 45€
Anytime Single
45€ - 70€
Off-Peak Single
35€ - 55€
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
28€ - 45€
Anytime Single
40€ - 65€
Off-Peak Single
30€ - 50€
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 75€
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
30€ - 45€
Anytime Day Single
45€ - 75€
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 70€
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
28€ - 45€
Anytime Day Single
40€ - 70€
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Night train from Manchester Piccadilly to Fishguard Harbour
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
45€ - 65€
Anytime Day Single
100€ - 150€
First Anytime Day Single
160€ - 240€
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Rusholme Ctr to Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 4€
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Cork Airport Car Park, Cork Airport Car Park to Henry St
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 15€
Website
Citylink
Standard
10€ - 15€
Web Fare
8€ - 12€
Bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 21€
Website
Citylink
Standard
14€ - 21€
Web Fare
12€ - 18€
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 11€
Schedules at
terravision.eu
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 Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
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National Express
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 23€
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National Express
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
Dublin Coach
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 21€
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus Éireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare Harbour to Waterford, Waterford Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
34€
Website
Stena Line
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 140€
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
40€
Small Car
135€
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
33€ - 37€
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
120€ - 140€
On Foot
33€ - 37€
car
100€
Passenger
35€

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