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There are 9 ways to get from Venice to Limerick by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

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Fly Venice to Shannon

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Shannon (SNN)

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Fly Venice to Kerry, bus

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Kerry (KIR)
  2. Take the bus from Kerry Airport, stop 350001 to Colbert Station, stop 635031

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Fly Venice to Cork, train

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Cork (ORK)
  2. Take the train from Cork Kent to Limerick Junction

Fly Venice Treviso to Kerry, bus

  1. Fly from Venice Treviso (TSF) to Kerry (KIR)
  2. Take the bus from Kerry Airport, stop 350001 to Colbert Station, stop 635031

Fly Venice Treviso to Dublin, train

  1. Fly from Venice Treviso (TSF) to Dublin (DUB)
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Limerick Junction

Fly Venice to Dublin, train

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Dublin (DUB)
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Limerick Junction

Bus, bus and ferry

  1. Take the bus from Venezia Tronchetto to Arad
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Arad to Dublin
  3. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay

Train, bus, bus and ferry

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Ferrara
  2. Take the bus from Ferrara to Arad
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Arad to Dublin
  4. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Venice to Roscoff
  2. Take the car ferry from Roscoff to Cork Port
  3. Drive from Cork Port to Limerick
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International entry into Ireland from Italy

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Conditions of entry into Ireland from Italy

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required
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Yes, entry into Ireland is currently allowed from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Limerick is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Limerick is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Limerick is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1850 24 1850.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Ireland.

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Last updated: 17 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Limerick is to fly and bus which costs €40 - €150 and takes 11h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Limerick is to fly which costs €40 - €180 and takes 8h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Limerick. However, there are services departing from Venezia Tronchetto and arriving at Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay via Arad, Pearse Station, stop 399 and Dublin City South, Burgh Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 12h.

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The distance between Venice and Limerick is 1717 km.

The best way to get from Venice to Limerick without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 2 days 12h and costs €190 - €240.

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It takes approximately 8h 18m to get from Venice to Limerick, including transfers.

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Venice to Limerick bus services, operated by Matei Unitrans, depart from Venezia Tronchetto station.

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There is no direct flight from Venice Airport to Shannon Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 55m and has one stopover.

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

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Limerick is 1h behind Venice. It is currently 6:33 AM in Venice and 5:33 AM in Limerick.

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  • Distance: 1716.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 18m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Limerick, Ireland?

Ryanair, British Airways and three other airlines fly from Venice to Limerick every 4 hours.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice to Shannon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€24 - €150
Flights from Venice to Shannon via Nuremberg, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€25 - €160
Flights from Venice to Shannon via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€60 - €290
Flights from Venice to Shannon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €280
Flights from Venice to Cork
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €190
Flights from Venice to Cork via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €190
Flights from Venice Treviso to Kerry via Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €140
Flights from Venice Treviso to Kerry via Edinburgh, Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€25 - €150
Flights from Venice Treviso to Kerry via Charleroi, Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€22 - €140
Flights from Venice Treviso to Kerry via Berlin Brandenburg Apt, Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€26 - €160
Flights from Venice Treviso to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€26 - €150
Flights from Venice Treviso to Dublin via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€26 - €150
Flights from Venice Treviso to Dublin via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€26 - €150
Flights from Venice Treviso to Dublin via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€26 - €150
Flights from Venice Treviso to Dublin via Bristol
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€26 - €150
Flights from Venice Treviso to Dublin via Prague
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€26 - €150
Flights from Venice Treviso to Dublin via Krakow
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€26 - €150
Flights from Venice to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €180
Flights from Venice to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€35 - €180
Flights from Venice to Dublin via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €180
Flights from Venice to Kerry via London Stansted, Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€19 - €120
Flights from Venice to Kerry via Marseille, Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€21 - €130
Flights from Venice to Kerry via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €420
Flights from Venice to Kerry via Toulouse, Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€22 - €130
Flights from Venice to Kerry via Paris CDG, London Luton
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €230
Flights from Venice to Kerry via Edinburgh, Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€55 - €250
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Venice to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €400
Flights from Venice to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €1100
Flights from Venice to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Cork via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €350
Flights from Venice to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €390
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €750
Flights from Venice to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Cork via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€170 - €360
Flights from Venice to Dublin via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €450
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice Treviso to Kerry via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €140
Flights from Venice to Kerry via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €230
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €290
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Venice to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €350
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Venice to Dublin via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €800
Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Cork Kent to Limerick Junction
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€11 - €13
Flexible
€13 - €15
Train from Heuston to Limerick Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€15 - €18
Flexible
€19 - €22
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €17
Base Standard
€27 - €40
Base Premium
€30 - €50
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €16
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€14 - €16
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€15 - €22
Smart Low Cost
€13 - €18
Smart Flex
€28 - €40
Bus operators
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Kerry Airport, stop 350001 to Colbert Station, stop 635031
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Bus Eireann
Matei Unitrans
Website
mateiunitrans.ro
Bus from Venezia Tronchetto to Arad
Ave. Duration
14h 6m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€65 - €75
Schedules at
mateiunitrans.ro
Bus and ferry from Arad to Dublin
Ave. Duration
42h 12m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€110 - €140
Schedules at
mateiunitrans.ro
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
€14 - €17
Website
Dublin Coach
Bep's Travel
Phone
+40-745.499.985
Website
bepstravel.autogari.ro
Bus from Ferrara to Arad
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Schedules at
Bep's Travel
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
+353 21 427 7801
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.ie
Website
brittanyferries.ie
Car ferry from Roscoff to Cork Port
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Brittany Ferries

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British Airways, easyJet, Brussels Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Shannon Airport.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to line 35 bus which takes 20 min and costs €11.

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