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Contact for advice and assistance for all your transport needs

Airport Transfers

Shannon Airport

A number of airlines serve Shannon International Airport which is located approximately 36km from the University of Limerick. 


Bus Eireann runs an hourly service from Shannon Airport to Limerick City.  For a detailed timetable please click here


The bus stop is located directly outside the terminal.  Fares cost approximately €8.00 and the journey takes 40-50 minutes.  Stay on the bus until it reaches the main Limerick City bus station located at Colbert Station, Parnell Street, Limerick.  There are taxis available at the station.  A trip from the station to the University campus will cost approximately €10.00.  A regular bus service runs between the city centre and the University campus.  


There are taxis available from the airport to the campus. The average cost is approximately €35.00 - €45.00. 

Dublin Airport

Dublin Airport is located 192km from Limerick City and is well-serviced by public and private transport services.

There are several bus services which travel from Dublin Airport to UL. Bus departures can be found outside Terminal 1.

Local Transport


There is a regular bus service from the UL Campus stop (outside The Stables) to Limerick City Centre. Buses depart every 15 - 30 minutes and the travel time to Limerick City Centre is 25 minutes.

To plan your journey, visit the Transport for Ireland website and use the Journey Planner. or visit Limerick Transport Info for further information on airport transfers and local buses.

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Local Taxis

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