There are 6 ways to get from Londonderry to Limerick by bus, car or plane

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Bus John McGinley  •  6 h 36 min

  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

$32 - $53

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Bus via Belfast Europa Bus Centre  •  6 h 45 min

  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
  3. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay

$47 - $70

Bus Bus Eireann  •  7 h 13 min

  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 X51

$62 - $74

Drive  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Londonderry to Limerick 222.5 miles

$45 - $70

Bus, fly to Dublin  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Letterkenny, Mr. Chippy Chip Shop to Bunbeg Cross Roads, Gweedore
  2. Fly from Donegal (CFN) to Dublin (DUB) CFN - DUB
  3. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay

$84 - $158

Bus, fly to Kerry  •  11 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Letterkenny, Mr. Chippy Chip Shop to Bunbeg Cross Roads, Gweedore
  2. Fly from Donegal (CFN) to Kerry (KIR) CFN - KIR
  3. Take the bus from Farranfore, Kerry Airport to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station

$337 - $686

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The cheapest way to get from Londonderry to Limerick is to bus which costs £24 - £45 and takes 6 h 36 min.

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

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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 6 h 36 min.

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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 6 h 36 min and costs £24 - £45.

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It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to get from Londonderry to Limerick, including transfers.

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Londonderry to Limerick bus services, operated by John McGinley, depart from Derry, Water Street station.

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The quickest flight from Donegal Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Londonderry to Limerick.
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  • Distance: 170.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 36 min

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 6 h 36 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Donegal to Dublin
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Flights from Donegal to Kerry via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2,700 - $5,500
Bus operators
John McGinley
Website
johnmcginley.com
Bus from Derry, Water Street to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
johnmcginley.com
Bus from Letterkenny, Mr. Chippy Chip Shop to Bunbeg Cross Roads, Gweedore
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
johnmcginley.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
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
1 h 50 min
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
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
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
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Foyle Street Bus Station Derry to Dublin Rd
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dublin Rd to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Farranfore, Kerry Airport to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Mangan Tours
Phone
+353 749135460
Website
mangantours.ie
Bus from Letterkenny, Mr. Chippy Chip Shop to Bunbeg Cross Roads, Gweedore
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
mangantours.ie
Bus Feda Teoranta
Website
feda.ie
Bus from Letterkenny, Ramelton Road to Bunbeg Cross Roads, Gweedore
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Schedules at
feda.iesite

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