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Travelling by Air

Shannon International Airport is only 25kms from the University campus making Limerick accessible direct from a range of European destinations and world wide through the hub of London Heathrow. See Shannon International Airport for a full list of flights to and from Shannon.

Travelling by Sea

Ferry services operate from the UK and France and you can easily make a ferry booking enquiry online. Irish Ferries offer ferry services from the United Kingdom, France and Scotland.

Travelling by Bus

Bus Eireann provide connections to and from all Ireland’s major cities, including Limerick. Telephone 353 (0)61 313333 for more information. The service offered by Bus Eireann runs from Shannon Airport to the main Limerick City bus station, Colbert Station, Parnell Street, Limerick. This bus departs at least once every hour from the Airport and costs approximately €5.30 one way. For a detailed timetable you should log onto, and click on Airport Services. The last bus departs daily at 00h00 (midnight).

JJ Kavanagh & Sons, provides a service between Shannon Airport and 3 stops in Limerick, Arthurs Quay in the City Centre, outside the Main Gate of the University (Flagpoles of UL) or to the University (main campus bus stop). Tel: +353 (0)56 8831106. For a detailed timetable log onto, select Route "Shannon Airport - Limerick - Nenagh - Portlaoise - Kildare - Dublin City - Dublin Airport" timetable.

Travelling by Car

If you decide to rent a car from the airport the best route to get to Limerick by road can be found by logging onto this route planner.

Directions to University of Limerick

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In 2013, Campus Life Services launched the very successful Campus Holidays experience. Campus Holidays has extended it's offer period to June - August inclusive (depending on availability).  The campus is an ideal hub for families and visitors to the West of Ireland. University of Limerick has facilities for all the family to enjoy, including: attractive apartments in landscaped villages, a 50m swimming pool, 5 km of cycle tracks, a concert hall and plenty of restaurants. Visit for more information