There are 10 ways to get from Limerick to Glasgow by bus, car ferry, 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, carferry  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Dublin Airport
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
  3. Take the carferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  4. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station 923

$122 - $153

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Bus to Dublin, fly to Glasgow  •  5 h 48 min

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

$40 - $142

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  19 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Dublin, Arlington Hotel 300
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester 880
  3. Take the bus from Shudehill Interchange to Buchanan Bus Station M11

$57 - $101

Drive, carferry  •  7 h 40 min

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

$107 - $138

Fly Shannon to Edinburgh, bus  •  5 h 27 min

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

$65 - $342

Bus to Cork, fly to Glasgow  •  5 h 41 min

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

$64 - $216

Bus to Cork, fly to Edinburgh, bus  •  6 h 33 min

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

$60 - $212

Bus to Dublin, fly to Edinburgh, bus  •  6 h 40 min

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

$43 - $158

Bus, bus to Belfast City, fly to Glasgow  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Dublin Airport
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
  3. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Glasgow (GLA) BHD - GLA

$72 - $190

Bus, bus to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to Glasgow  •  7 h 20 min

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

$80 - $174

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Limerick to Glasgow station. However, there are services departing from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay and arriving at Buchanan Bus Station via Dublin and Shudehill Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 2 min.

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The distance between Limerick and Glasgow is 455 km.

The best way to get from Limerick to Glasgow without a car is to bus and carferry which takes 12 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 12 h 25 min to get from Limerick to Glasgow, including transfers.

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Limerick to Glasgow bus services, operated by Eurobus, depart from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay station.

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The quickest flight from Shannon Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Limerick to Glasgow bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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

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There are 762+ hotels available in Glasgow. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Limerick to Shannon Airport is to line 343 bus which takes 49 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Limerick to Glasgow.
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  • Distance: 284.3 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 25 min

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

There is no direct connection from Limerick to Glasgow. However, you can take the bus to Dublin Airport, take the bus to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre, take the walk to Great Victoria Street, take the train to Holywood, take the taxi to Belfast, take the carferry to Cairnryan, take the walk to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, then take the bus to Buchanan Bus Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Limerick to Glasgow via Dublin, Arlington Hotel, Dublin, Manchester, and Shudehill Interchange in around 19 h 2 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Shannon to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Flights from Cork to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Cork to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Shannon to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Flights from Shannon to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Flights from Cork to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Cork to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $150
Flights from Cork to Edinburgh via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $200
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Belfast City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Cork to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Bus operators
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$17 - $24
Web Fare
$14 - $21
Bus from Henry St to Cork Airport Car Park, Cork Airport Car Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
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 Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 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 Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Dublin, Arlington Hotel
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 Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Dublin, Arlington Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
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 Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
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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