Shannon International Airport
This is nearest airport to Limerick (approx. 24 km). Scheduled flights are available from many UK, European and US destinations. For more details please see: www.shannonairport.ie
From Shannon Airport to Limerick City
Bus Eireann (www.buseireann.ie) two services that connect Shannon Airport with Limerick (51 and 343). Both services stop at Limerick City Bus Station.
51 – Every hour from 8:50 until 21:50 343 – Every hour from 06:00 to 20:00, subsequent buses every hour from 21:15 until 24:00.
Please check the Bus Eireann website before you travel to double-check your times.
There are also car rental facilities and a taxi desk located in the arrivals hall.
Taxi services from Shannon Airport to the University cost approximately €45. If you would like to book a taxi please contact Plassey Cabs and they will be happy to arrange that for you. They will also arrange for fare sharing if you state that you are willing to do that. They have also agreed to put on a special rate of €10 from the university to Limerick city centre and vice versa also. Please contact them using this link: www.plasseycabs.ie
Although further away than Shannon (approx. 200 km), services from over 100 European and International airports travel to Dublin Airport
From Dublin Airport to Limerick
J.J. Kavanagh & Sons (www.jjkavanagh.ie) run regular services between Dublin Aiport and Shannon Airport, which stop at the University of Limerick Main Entrance.
Dublin Coach (www.dublincoach.ie) run an hourly express service from the Red Cow LUAS stop to Limerick City, which also stops at the University of Limerick. The same company run a connecting service from Dublin airport to Red Cow LUAS
Bus Eireann (www.buseireann.ie) 12 service connects Dublin Airport and Limerick City Centre, leaving from Atrium Road and terminating at Limerick City Bus Station.
http://www.eireagle.com/ run a service between Dublin Airport and The Hurlers Pub, Castletroy (about a 20 min walk from the University). These coaches run every two hours from 07.15 – 23.59.
Trains (www.irishrail.ie) to Limerick city depart from Dublin Heuston Train Station, which is connected to the airport by the Airlink bus service. Every hour from 07:00 to 21:00
The distance from Cork to the University of Limerick is approx 100km. Scheduled flights are available from UK and European hubs.
From Cork Airport to Cork
Citylink (www.citylink.ie) run every 3 hours from Cork Airport stop to Limerick City Centre (Henry Street) from 07.45 – 18.30.
The Bus Eireann (www.buseireann.ie) connects Cork Airport to University of Limerick.
Trains (www.irishrail.ie) depart from Cork City Centre to Limerick City Centre every hour.
Travel from Limerick City Centre to University of Limerick
The University lies 5 km from the City Centre and is served by the 304 bus routes, which depart from the foot of William Street every 15 minutes.
Taxis are available across the city centre with a large taxi rank outside the Bus/Train Station costing on average €10/€15.
Travelling By Car
From Limerick City
Take the Dublin Road (N7) out of the city and travel approx two miles to the Parkway roundabout. Go straight through at this roundabout. At the next roundabout, turn left and follow the signs for the University.
After the village of Annacotty, turn right at the first roundabout you meet as you approach Limerick (Sign for the National Technological Park). Follow the road for one mile through the Technological Park until you see the sign for the University entrance on your right.
Please note that parking outside of designated car parks will result in clamping. There is a charge of €25.40 to have the clamp removed.
Further information can be found on the University website