Getting to Limerick

The University of Limerick is located 4kms from Limerick city. Shannon Airport, located 30kms from the University of Limerick services many destinations throughout Europe and the US. Please see Shannon Airport Website for further information: 

Getting to Limerick from Shannon Airport 

To get to the University of Limerick Campus from Shannon Airport, you may travel by car, taxi, or bus. 

The airport cab desk, located in Shannon Airport arrivals hall, will organise an airport cab for you, wherever you need to go. It is open for all arriving flights. If you wish to book in advance you can contact the desk directly: 

Tel: +353 61 471538 or visit the airport cab website at 


​​The approximate cab fare is €50(includes all passengers in the taxi).​ 

There is a public bus service with Bus Eireann​, which runs from Shannon airport to Limerick City (€8.50 one-way, €14.60 round-trip), with a second bus (approx €2.80 one way) from the city centre to the UL. Please note that the Limerick City to University of Limerick bus fares are only available from bus-drivers, and must be purchased using cash. You can also take a taxi from the city to the University, costing approx. €15 one way.​ 

Getting to Limerick from Dublin Airport 

There are a number of commercial coaches going directly from Dublin Airport to University of Limerick. 

Dublin coach​ offer services from Dublin Airport to Limerick city. Coaches depart the airport every hour on the half hour with a stop at the Red Cow Luas Stop to change coach for the M7 Express Service Limerick city. Prices start from €17 per person one way (online fare). Please see the following link for further information:​ NB this coach service also has a drop off/collection point at the University of Limerick Campus Stables/Student Centre. 

Eireagle offer 8 coaches daily from Dublin Airport to Limerick City. Please see the following link for further information:​. Drop off at the Hurler’s Pub on the Dublin Road which is approx. 25 minutes walk to the University of Limerick Gates. Prices start from €25 one way.​ 

JJ Kavanagh​ – The journey time is approximately 3.5 hours and there are 4 coaches each day. Fares start from €20 one way. Please see the following link for further information​ 

Getting to Limerick from Cork Airport 

Citylink and Bus Eireann both offer limited services from Cork Airport to Limerick city. Please see and for further information.