Limerick travel guide

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You're Going to Love Limerick

With a population of 90,054, Limerick is the largest city in Limerick, Ireland by the number of inhabitants. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Limerick deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Where to Eat in Limerick

If you’re looking for affordable options, House Limerick (House Limerick Howley's Quay) and Cornstore, Limerick (19 Thomas Street) are great picks.

When to visit Limerick

Limerick in February
Estimated hotel price
C$ 166
1 night at 3-star hotel
Limerick in February
Estimated hotel price
C$ 166
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Limerick

Plane

When flying to Limerick, you’ll arrive at Shannon Airport (SNN), which is located 12 miles from the city centre The shortest flight to Limerick from Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 12h 55m.

Car

Another option to get to Limerick is to pick up a car rental from Dublin, which is about 109 miles from Limerick. You’ll find branches of Europcar and Sixt, among others, in Dublin.

Bus

The most popular bus station is Limerick Childers Road Retail, Stop 607571, located 1.2 miles from downtown Limerick. Limerick Mulgrave St. (St. Josephs Hosp) is also a commonly used station, and is 0.6 miles from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Limerick, you’ll arrive at Shannon Airport (SNN), which is located 12 miles from the city centre The shortest flight to Limerick from Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 12h 55m.

Car

Another option to get to Limerick is to pick up a car rental from Dublin, which is about 109 miles from Limerick. You’ll find branches of Europcar and Sixt, among others, in Dublin.

Bus

The most popular bus station is Limerick Childers Road Retail, Stop 607571, located 1.2 miles from downtown Limerick. Limerick Mulgrave St. (St. Josephs Hosp) is also a commonly used station, and is 0.6 miles from the city centre.

Airports near Limerick

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Airlines serving Limerick

Lufthansa
Good (4,711 reviews)
KLM
Good (832 reviews)
SWISS
Good (963 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,684 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,547 reviews)
Air France
Good (985 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,979 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,403 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,074 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (839 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,567 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (731 reviews)
Ryanair
Good (3,396 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,744 reviews)
Kenya Airways
Good (165 reviews)
Edelweiss Air
Good (23 reviews)
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Where to stay in Limerick

From 5-star hotels such as the the Savoy Hotel to great affordable options like the Great National South Court Hotel, Limerick offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around C$ 265 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 276 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Limerick

Most booked hotels in Limerick

Carrygerry Country House
3 stars
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
C$ 172+
Absolute Hotel Limerick
4 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 230+
Shannon Springs Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
C$ 254+
the Savoy Hotel
5 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
C$ 276+
The Dunraven, Adare
4 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
C$ 357+
Fitzgeralds Woodlands House Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
C$ 252+

Renting a car in Limerick

Expect to pay C$ 2.67 per litre in Limerick (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 31.93 and C$ 42.57. Economy (Renault Clio or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Limerick, while also 75% cheaper than other types, on average.

Expect to pay C$ 2.67 per litre in Limerick (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 31.93 and C$ 42.57. Economy (Renault Clio or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Limerick, while also 75% cheaper than other types, on average.