There are 13 ways to get from London to Limerick by plane, bus, train, car ferry, bus and ferry 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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Fly London Heathrow to Shannon  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Shannon (SNN) LHR - SNN

$96 - $354

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Fly London Gatwick to Shannon  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Shannon (SNN) LGW - SNN

$49 - $263

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Fly London City to Shannon  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Shannon (SNN) LCY - SNN

$198 - $1,012

Fly London Stansted to Shannon  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Shannon (SNN) STN - SNN

$53 - $212

Fly London Heathrow to Cork, bus  •  6 h 29 min

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

$86 - $344

Fly London Stansted to Cork, bus  •  7 h 10 min

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

$57 - $182

Train to London Luton, fly to Dublin, bus  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Dublin (DUB) LTN - DUB
  3. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay

$54 - $207

Train to Southend, fly to Dublin, bus  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Dublin (DUB) SEN - DUB
  3. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay

$118 - $439

Train, car ferry, bus  •  13 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man
  3. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Dublin
  4. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay

$191 - $362

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  14 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871
  3. Take the bus from Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay 300

$103 - $158

Bus and ferry, bus  •  16 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  2. Take the bus from Busáras to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station X12

$64 - $80

Bus and ferry, train  •  16 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Limerick Junction Cork/Mallow Service / ...

$74 - $100

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Drive from London to Fishguard
  2. Take the car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  3. Drive from Rosslare to Limerick

$121 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Limerick is to bus and ferry and bus which costs £45 - £65 and takes 16 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Limerick is to fly which costs £70 - £270 and takes 4 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Limerick station. However, there are services departing from London Victoria and arriving at Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station via Busáras. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 25 min.

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The distance between London and Limerick is 371 miles.

The best way to get from London to Limerick without a car is to train and car ferry and bus which takes 13 h 41 min and costs £140 - £280.

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It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from London to Limerick, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Shannon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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London to Limerick bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station.

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Aer Lingus offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Shannon Airport.

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There are 123+ hotels available in Limerick. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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Map of how to get from London to Limerick.
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  • Distance: 371.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 48 min

What companies run services between London, England and Limerick, Ireland?

Aer Lingus flies from London to Limerick 3 times a day.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Flights from Southend to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $350
Flights from London Gatwick to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $310
Flights from London Stansted to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from London City to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from London Heathrow to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
Bus operators
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Cork Airport Car Park, Cork Airport Car Park to Henry St
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$12 - $17
Web Fare
$9 - $14
Bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$17 - $24
Web Fare
$15 - $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 Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Single offer
$35
Standard fare
$62
Stena Line

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