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There are 5 ways to get from Londonderry to Limerick by bus, car, shuttle or plane

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Bus Mc Ginley Coach Travel  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Derry, Water Street to Dublin Airport 933
  2. Take the bus from Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay 300

$13 - $28

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Bus via Belfast Europa Bus Centre  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre to Belfast Europa Bus Centre 212
  2. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport X2a
  3. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay

$46 - $71

Bus Bus Eireann  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Foyle Street Bus Station Derry to Dublin Rd 64
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Rd to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station 51 / ...

$64 - $77

Drive  •  4h 14m

  1. Drive from Londonderry to Limerick 222.5 miles

$45 - $70

Shuttle, fly  •  8h 27m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Derry to Belfast
  2. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Shannon (SNN) BFS - SNN

$71 - $333

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The cheapest way to get from Londonderry to Limerick is to bus which costs £10 - £22 and takes 6h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Londonderry to Limerick is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Londonderry to Limerick. However, there are services departing from Derry, Water Street and arriving at Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay via Dublin Airport and Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 45m.

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The distance between Londonderry and Limerick is 171 miles. The road distance is 222.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Londonderry to Limerick without a car is to bus which takes 6h 45m and costs £10 - £22.

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It takes approximately 6h 45m to get from Londonderry to Limerick, including transfers.

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Londonderry to Limerick bus services, operated by Mc Ginley Coach Travel, depart from Derry, Water Street station.

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There is no direct flight from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport to Shannon Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 20m and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Londonderry to Limerick is 222 miles. It takes approximately 4h 14m to drive from Londonderry to Limerick.

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  • Distance: 170.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 45m

What companies run services between Londonderry, Northern Ireland and Limerick, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Londonderry to Limerick via Dublin Airport, Red Cow LUAS, and Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride in around 6h 45m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Shannon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Shannon via Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Shannon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Shannon via Bristol
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Shannon via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Bus operators
Mc Ginley Coach Travel
Phone
074 9135201
Email
info@johnmcginley.com
Website
johnmcginley.com
Bus from Derry, Water Street to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Mc Ginley Coach Travel
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
Dublin Coach
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$17 - $24
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Aircoach
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Foyle Street Bus Station Derry to Dublin Rd
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Dublin Rd to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Website
Bus Eireann
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
Citylink
Standard
$17 - $24
Web Fare
$14 - $21
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Aer Lingus, easyJet and Ryanair offer flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport to Shannon Airport.

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There are 111+ hotels available in Limerick. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Londonderry to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport is to shuttle which takes 1h 30m and costs £16 - £20.

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