Limerick to Galway bus

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Limerick - Galway Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 16 intercity buses per day from Limerick to Galway. Traveling by bus from Limerick to Galway usually takes around one hour and 17 minutes, but the fastest Irish Citylink bus can make the trip in just one hour and 15 minutes.

Distance45 mi (73 km)
Shortest duration1h 15m
Cheapest price$26.94
Trips per day16
Most frequent serviceIrish Citylink
Bus lines1

What bus companies travel from Limerick to Galway?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Limerick to Galway. Irish Citylink connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Irish Citylink161h 18m$26.94
  • Book Irish Citylink from Limerick to Galway from $27. There are 16 trips per day offered by Irish Citylink from Limerick to Galway and you can expect on average to pay for a Irish Citylink ticket to Galway. In Limerick, Irish Citylink departs to Galway from 104 Henry St - Hibernian Insurance . In Galway, Irish Citylink arrives at New Coach Station and one other station.

    An average trip on Irish Citylink from Limerick to Galway takes 1 hours and 18 minutes , while the fastest available Irish Citylink trip will get you to Galway in 1 hours and 15 minutes .

    On weekends, Irish Citylink offers 16 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Galway.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of one hour and 17 minutes to cover the 45 miles from Limerick to Galway. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 15 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus trip. 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.

The busiest and least busy days to travel on this route tend to change frequently from week to week. Weather, holidays, local events, and other factors can affect how crowded the bus is on any given day.

The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Limerick to Galway, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 16 scheduled buses that travel from Limerick to Galway 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 Limerick to Galway without transferring.

City Information


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Located on the River Shannon in the Munster province of Ireland, Limerick is a charming city with a lot to offer visitors and locals alike. Medieval castles and churches give the city a feeling of historical weight, while the lively bars and modern collection of shops ensure Limerick is an exciting place to explore.

To discover Limerick's history, your first stop should be King John's castle. This 13th-century castle overlooks the River Shannon and is home to a new museum offering hands-on experiences exhibits. The Hunt Museum and the Limerick City Gallery of Art are also available for culture-lovers, showcasing many famous works of art.

Although Limerick has many streets filled with all the usual modern high street shops, those looking for a more unique experience should visit the Milk Market. Many local vendors sell their wares at the Milk Market, where you can buy anything from local organic foods to hand-crafted jewelry.

Limerick can be reached by plane, bus, train, and car. Shannon Airport serves the city, with many international flight routes. Irish Citylink and National Express buses connect Limerick to Cork,Galway, Dublin, and more. Ireland’s train network serves Limerick for easy access by rail.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Limerick?

Main departure station: 104 Henry St - Hibernian Insurance

Most buses depart from the main station in Limerick.

All bus stations in Limerick:

  • 104 Henry St - Hibernian Insurance

Where does the bus arrive in Galway?

Main arrival station: GMIT Public Bus Stop

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Galway.

All bus stations in Galway:

  • GMIT Public Bus Stop

  • New Coach Station

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