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How to get to the University of Limerick

Air Travel

Arriving by Plane to Shannon Airport

Limerick city is serviced by Shannon Airport, which has regular flights from a number of European and North American destinations.

There is a direct bus link between the Airport and the University, run by JJ Kavanagh. The bus timetable is available here http://jjkavanagh.ie/, and please note that there may be a delay between your flight landing and the bus departure time. The national bus company, Bus Eireann, runs a regular bus service between the Airport and Limerick city centre, though not directly to the University. Details are available here: http://www.ul.ie/buildings/travel/plane/bus-services-shannon-airport/bus-eireann-services

Please note that there is no taxi rank at the Airport, so you should ensure to book a taxi prior to your arrival. We have secured a special rate from Plassey Cabs taxi company, who will greet you on arrival and bring you to your accommodation for €40 - to book this, please email your flight details to plasseycabs@eircom.net or phone +353 61 336336. There is also a taxi booking service in the airport, and taxis to the city or University cost €50-60. 

Arriving by Plane to Dublin Airport

There are also a number of bus companies which travel directly to Limerick from Dublin airport. The most convenient (and quickest) is Dublin Coach (www.dublincoach.ie) as this bus stops at the University of Limerick. This service operates to and from Dublin Airport 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can get a bus at Zone 2 in the airport for €5 then a quick and easy change at the Red Cow stop to the Dublin Coach service travelling to Limerick (€10). This bus stops at the University of Limerick. You can buy tickets online and see timetables here.

Public Transport

When traveling by train, visitors to the City arrive to Colbert Station. There is a taxi rank directly outside the station, and taxis to the University cost between €8-10. Details here: Arriving by Train

When traveling by bus, visitors to the City arrive to Colbert Station. There is a taxi rank directly outside the station, and taxis to the University cost between €8-10. Details here Arriving by Bus

Car

Please see here for: Arriving by Car. A number of car parking spaces have been reserved for INHS delegates, please email inhs@ul.ie to get details.