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Buses from Dublin to Limerick

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Journey Information

There are 7 intercity buses per day from Dublin to Limerick. Traveling by bus from Dublin to Limerick usually takes around 2 hours and 30 minutes, but the fastest bus can make the trip in just one hour and 30 minutes.

Distance109 mi (176 km)
Shortest duration1h 30m
Cheapest price€21.38
Trips per day7
Most frequent
Bus lines1

What bus companies travel from Dublin to Limerick?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Dublin to Limerick. is the only company that connects the two cities by bus available on Wanderu. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
eireagle.com72h 31m€23.90

    Book from Dublin to Limerick from €21. There are 7 schedules from Dublin to Limerick and you can expect on average to pay for a ticket to Limerick. In Dublin, departs to Limerick from Dublin Airport and no other station. In Limerick, arrives at Arthur's Quay Park and no other station.

    An average trip on from Dublin to Limerick takes 2 hours and 31 minutes , while the fastest available trip will get you to Limerick in 1 hours and 30 minutes .

    On weekends, offers 7 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Limerick.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Dublin to Limerick during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 30 minutes to cover the 176 kilometers from Dublin to Limerick. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 30 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Limerick. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Dublin?

The first bus leaves at 00:00 and the last bus leaves at 21:00. To see the times for all buses from Dublin to Limerick, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Limerick are there per day?

There are 7 scheduled buses that travel from Dublin to Limerick every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Dublin to Limerick without transferring.

City Information


Dublin is a melting pot that effortlessly blends traditional Irish culture with modern luxury, creating one of the most unique cultural experiences in Europe. Voted one of the most walkable cities in Europe, Dublin offers many pleasant surprises to explorers who enjoy seeing the city on foot. The best place to stroll around is Grafton Street, a busy shopping quarter that offers everything from designer boutiques to quaint bookshops. If you are looking to dive into the unique Celtic root of the Irish culture, head over to Trinity College and marvel at The Book of Kells, which dates back to 800 A.D. If you’re a nature-lover, head over to St. Stephen’s Green and enjoy a picnic away from the crowd without having to leave Central Dublin.

Dublin’s food scene has enjoyed a successful renaissance since the 90s, and the city boasts a wide range of cuisines now. For some of the best dishes in town, head over to the area south of Liffey. If you wish to try delightful cakes or puddings, Queen of Tarts is the place to be.

The two principal train stations in Dublin are the Heuston Station and Connolly Station. The Dublin Airport is located north of the city.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Dublin?

Departure stations

Most buses depart from the main station in Dublin.

All bus stations in Dublin:

  • Dublin Airport

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