By Air: 

The best way to reach Limerick is to fly to Shannon Airport, located 20km north of Limerick City. Scheduled flights arrive daily at Shannon from several European and US locations providing a convenient hub facility. You can also fly into Dublin Airport or Cork Airport and then reach Limerick by car, bus or train.

By Car:

From Dublin: follow the M7 motorway

From Cork: follow the N20 national road

From Galway and the West: follow the N18 national road from Galway

From Wexford/Waterford/Tipperary: follow the N24  national road

By Train:

Limerick is linked by train to Dublin, Cork, Galway and Tralee via regular services. Find out train information and timetables @

By Bus:

For information on bus schedules please check out the Bus Éireann website @

Some private companies offer buses linking Dublin Airport to Limerick. For more information see:

JJ Kavanagh Bus Company

Dublin Coach Bus Company

Limerick is also within easy reach from Cork Airport, with regular Bus Éireann and Irish Rail services connecting Cork City to Limerick.