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There are 14 ways to get from Stafford to Limerick by train, car ferry, bus, night train, bus and ferry, car or plane

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

Train, car ferry, bus  •  11h 14m

  1. Take the train from Stafford to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  3. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay 300

114€ - 165€

Cheapest option

Train to Manchester, fly to Shannon  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the train from Stafford to Crewe
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Shannon (SNN) MAN - SNN

31€ - 310€

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Night train, car ferry, bus  •  11h 29m

  1. Take the night train from Stafford to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  3. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay 300

91€ - 129€

Night train, car ferry, bus via Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station  •  12h 21m

  1. Take the night train from Stafford to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  3. Take the bus from Busáras to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station X12

Train, car ferry, bus via Port Laoise  •  13h

  1. Take the train from Stafford to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  3. Take the bus from Busáras to Laois Shopping Centre X12 / ...
  4. Take the train from Portlaoise Train Station to Limerick 2

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  13h 17m

  1. Take the train from Stafford to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871
  3. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay 300

49€ - 107€

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 55m

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

82€ - 109€

Train to Birmingham, fly to Shannon  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the train from Stafford to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Shannon (SNN) BHX - SNN

53€ - 254€

Train to Birmingham, fly to Cork, bus  •  7h 37m

  1. Take the train from Stafford to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Cork (ORK) BHX - ORK
  3. Take the bus from Cork Airport Car Park, Cork Airport Car Park to Henry St

61€ - 239€

Train to Birmingham, fly to Dublin, bus  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the train from Stafford to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Dublin (DUB) BHX - DUB
  3. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay

41€ - 185€

Train to Liverpool, fly to Dublin, bus  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the train from Stafford to Liverpool South Parkway
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Dublin (DUB) LPL - DUB
  3. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay

49€ - 240€

Fly Manchester to Cork, bus  •  8h 24m

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

63€ - 245€

Fly Manchester to Dublin, bus  •  8h 24m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Dublin (DUB) MAN - DUB
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay

42€ - 191€

Train, train to East Midlands, fly to Shannon  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the train from Stafford to Tamworth
  2. Take the train from Tamworth High Level to Long Eaton
  3. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Shannon (SNN) EMA - SNN

83€ - 422€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stafford to Limerick is to train and fly and bus which costs £35 - £170 and takes 7h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Stafford to Limerick is to train and fly which costs £45 - £230 and takes 5h 54m.

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The distance between Stafford and Limerick is 274 miles.

The best way to get from Stafford to Limerick without a car is to train and car ferry and bus which takes 11h 14m and costs £100 - £150.

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It takes approximately 11h 14m to get from Stafford to Limerick, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Birmingham Airport to Shannon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Aer Lingus offers flights from Birmingham Airport to Shannon Airport.

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There are 143+ hotels available in Limerick. Prices start at 67€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Stafford to Limerick.
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  • Distance: 273.9 miles
  • Duration: 11h 14m

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

There is no direct connection from Stafford to Limerick. However, you can take the train to Holyhead, take the walk to Holyhead, take the car ferry to Dublin, take the walk to Tolka Quay, Irish Ferries Terminal, take the line 53 bus to Dublin, Talbot Street, take the walk to Dublin City South, Burgh Quay, then take the bus to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Stafford to Limerick via Holyhead, Holyhead, Dublin, Tolka Quay, Irish Ferries Terminal, Dublin, Talbot Street, and Dublin City South, Burgh Quay in around 11h 29m.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 390€
Flights from Birmingham to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 290€
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
27€ - 250€
Flights from Manchester to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 260€
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
27€ - 240€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
13€ - 95€
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
17€ - 200€
Flights from Liverpool to Dublin
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
18€ - 220€
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
18€ - 190€
Flights from East Midlands to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 350€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
27€ - 250€
Flights from Manchester to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 260€
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 260€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Cork via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 290€
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Stafford to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65€ - 110€
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
40€ - 65€
Anytime Day Single
65€ - 110€
Train from Stafford to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
17€ - 28€
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
11€ - 17€
Anytime Day Single
17€ - 28€
Train from Stafford to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
14€ - 21€
Anytime Day Single
21€ - 35€
Train from Stafford to Crewe
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 25€
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
10€ - 16€
Anytime Day Single
15€ - 25€
Train from Stafford to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 24€
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
10€ - 15€
Anytime Day Single
15€ - 24€
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Night train from Stafford to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
21€ - 30€
Anytime Day Single
45€ - 70€
First Anytime Day Single
70€ - 110€
Train from Stafford to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
10€ - 16€
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
5€ - 8€
Anytime Day Single
10€ - 16€
First Anytime Day Single
15€ - 23€
Train from Stafford to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
6€ - 10€
Anytime Day Single
13€ - 20€
First Anytime Day Single
20€ - 30€
Train from Stafford to Crewe
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
4€ - 7€
Anytime Day Single
9€ - 14€
First Anytime Day Single
13€ - 20€
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Stafford to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
27€ - 45€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
20€ - 30€
Anytime Single
27€ - 45€
Off-Peak Single
14€ - 22€
Train from Stafford to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
21€ - 35€
Anytime Single
29€ - 45€
Off-Peak Single
17€ - 26€
Train from Stafford to Crewe
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
19€ - 29€
Anytime Single
26€ - 40€
Off-Peak Single
13€ - 20€
Train from Tamworth High Level to Long Eaton
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 45€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
20€ - 30€
Anytime Single
28€ - 45€
Off-Peak Single
16€ - 24€
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Stafford to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
5€ - 8€
Anytime Day Single
9€ - 14€
Train from Stafford to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
7€ - 11€
Anytime Day Single
12€ - 18€
Train from Stafford to Crewe
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
4€ - 7€
Anytime Day Single
8€ - 12€
Train from Stafford to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
10€ - 16€
Anytime Day Single
18€ - 26€
Train from Stafford to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
4€ - 7€
Anytime Day Single
8€ - 12€
Bus operators
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
Dublin Coach
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 21€
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus �ireann
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Busáras to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Busáras to Laois Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
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
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Book at
National Express
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Cork Airport Car Park, Cork Airport Car Park to Henry St
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 15€
Website
Citylink
Standard
10€ - 15€
Web Fare
8€ - 12€
Bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 21€
Website
Citylink
Standard
14€ - 21€
Web Fare
12€ - 18€
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
33€ - 37€
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
120€ - 140€
On Foot
33€ - 37€
car
100€
Passenger
35€
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 140€
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
40€
Small Car
135€

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