There are 6 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.

Recommended option

Bus Citylink, car ferry  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Dublin Airport 712-X
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead

$68 - $93

Cheapest option

Bus Dublin Coach, car ferry  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride 300
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead

$62 - $74

4 alternative options

Bus Bus Eireann, car ferry  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Dublin, Eden Quay X12
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead

$89 - $102

Train, car ferry via Limerick Junction  •  7 h 47 min

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

$95 - $121

Train, car ferry  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Limerick to Sallins And Naas Portlaoise/Limerick Service
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead

$96 - $121

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 25 min

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

$67 - $83

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Limerick to Holyhead is to bus and car ferry which costs 50€ - 65€ and takes 7 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Limerick to Holyhead is to drive and car ferry which costs 55€ - 75€ and takes 5 h 25 min.

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The distance between Limerick and Holyhead is 277 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 9 min to get from Limerick to Holyhead, including transfers.

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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 Airport, take the bus to The 3Arena, take the taxi to Dublin, then take the car ferry to Holyhead. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Limerick to Holyhead via Dublin, Eden Quay, Clifton Court Hotel Eden Quay, North Wall, North Wall Quay, and Dublin in around 7 h 21 min.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Limerick Junction to Heuston
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Limerick to Sallins And Naas
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$17 - $24
Web Fare
$15 - $21
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Dublin, Eden Quay
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $43
car
$117
Passenger
$41

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