There are 4 ways to get from Limerick to Holyhead by bus, car ferry, train 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.

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Bus Bus Eireann, carferry  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Dublin X12
  2. Take the carferry from Dublin to Holyhead

$76 - $87

Cheapest option

Bus Eurobus, carferry  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Dublin, Arlington Hotel 300
  2. Take the carferry from Dublin to Holyhead

$53 - $70

2 alternative options

Train, carferry  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Limerick Junction to Heuston Cork/Mallow Service / ...
  2. Take the carferry from Dublin to Holyhead

$87 - $112

Drive, carferry  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Limerick to Dublin
  2. Take the carferry from Dublin to Holyhead

$66 - $83

Questions & Answers

The distance between Limerick and Holyhead is 277 km.

The best way to get from Limerick to Holyhead without a car is to bus and carferry which takes 8 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 34 min to get from Limerick to Holyhead, including transfers.

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There are 336+ hotels available in Holyhead. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Limerick to Holyhead.
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  • Distance: 172.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 34 min

What companies run services between Limerick, Ireland and Holyhead, Wales?

There is no direct connection from Limerick to Holyhead. However, you can take the bus to Dublin, take the walk to Outside Connolly Station, take the line 53 bus to Tolka Quay, Breakwater Road South, take the walk to Dublin, then take the carferry to Holyhead. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Limerick to Holyhead via Dublin, Arlington Hotel, Dublin, Talbot Street, Tolka Quay, Breakwater Road South, and Dublin in around 8 h 34 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
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
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $43
car
$116
Passenger
$41

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