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 the 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. This link takes you to the map with directions to the campus.
Taxi: 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
The approximate cab fare is €45 (includes all passengers in the taxi).
Bus: The bus fare from Shannon airport is €5 one-way with a private coach company (JJ Kavanagh), which drops passengers at the entrance to the UL Campus (25-minute walk to the Cappavilla Village Apartments) or the Stables (a 20-minute walk to the Cappavilla Village Apartments). See www.jjkavanagh.ie for further information.
The public bus service with Bus Eireann is more expensive and runs from Shannon airport to Limerick City (€8.40 one-way, €13.20 round-trip), with a second bus (€2.10 one way) from the city centre to the UL.
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 the University of Limerick and Limerick city. Coaches depart the airport every hour on the half hour, with up to two other departures each hour during the day. There is one stop at the Red Cow Luas Station to change coach for the M7 Express Service to the University of Limerick. The price is €15 per person one way. Please see the following link for further information. www.dublincoach.ie
Éireagle offer 8 coaches daily from Dublin Airport to Limerick City. Please see the following link for further information www.eireagle.com