Cheap Flights to Limerick

Limerick overview

When is the best time to fly to Limerick?

Limerick enjoys a mild climate throughout the year with temperatures in the 3 – 20 degrees Celsius region.

If you want to enjoy the warmer weather on your holiday, with time and money being no object, the summer months of June to September are the best times to book flights to Limerick to enjoy the city's many festivals. Jazz, opera, arts and culture enthusiasts flock to Limerick during this time of year which coincides with the school holidays when all the family can get together and have some fun.  Off-peak season from the end of October to the beginning of May is also popular with walkers, hikers and trekkers.  The weather is mild and hotel, apartment, lodge and hostel accommodation is normally offered at a discounted price and travellers will also be able to take advantage of cheap flights to Limerick.

City overview

The beautiful riverside city of Limerick in Ireland is well worth a visit.  It's a historical city with castles, medieval fortresses, museums, parks, art galleries and markets.  Many holidaymakers choose to book flights to Limerick to get an authentic feel of what Ireland is all about.  The majestic Shannon River is the ideal location to take a relaxing cruise offering spectacular views of King John's Castle, Thomond Park and St. John's Cathedral which was built in 1861.  For something a little different why not go on an organised guided tour to learn about the history of this wonderful city?  There are various tours on offer such as walking, train, bus and boat which help to bring folklore and heritage to life.  When out on a tour of the surrounding towns and villages, have your camera at the ready to capture glorious photos of the breathtaking Ballyhoura Mountains, the scenic Golden Vale as well as the stunning Shannon Estuary.  You're sure to have plenty of time to meet the friendly locals on your travels while enjoying delicious home-grown food washed down with a refreshing pint of Guinness. Limerick itself has an extensive selection of fine restaurants, bistros including cafes to suit all tastes and budgets.  There's always something going on from art exhibitions, Irish music, comedy shows to greyhound racing and blockbuster movie screenings. Limerick is an exciting holiday destination for any traveller.

Getting around Limerick

Getting around the city is easy and cheap to do.  Public bus services can take you out of the city centre to nearby towns and villages while bikes can be rented if you prefer to use pedal power.  The great thing about Limerick is that most of the major attractions are within walking distance of the city centre so booking accommodation in town is considered to be the best option.

Getting from the Airport to the City

Fights to Limerick are served by Shannon International Airport which is situated around 18 miles north of Limerick.  It's well serviced by coach, bus and car rental options which can all be found just outside the main airport terminal.  It should take about 30 minutes to get to Limerick City whichever type of transport you choose.  If you take a taxi, do remember to agree a price before setting off.

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Prices found by our users for local departures to Limerick

How much do things cost in Limerick?

Transport
One-way ticket (local transport)
C$ 2.91
Taxi - fixed fee
C$ 7.61
1 km taxi journey
C$ 1.50
1 hour taxi waiting fee
C$ 31.47
Clothing & Shoes
Pair of Nike shoes
C$ 111.71
Pair of jeans
C$ 99.57
Restaurants
Cappuccino
C$ 3.80
3 course meal for 2
C$ 72.86
Local draught beer (0.5 litre)
C$ 6.19
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 litre)
C$ 2.21
Markets
Bottle of wine
C$ 16.41
Pack of Marlboro cigarettes
C$ 14.57
Bottle of local beer (0.5 litre)
C$ 3.35
Bottle of beer (imported beer)
C$ 2.88
How much does an apartment cost in Limerick?
1 bedroom apartment downtown
C$ 753
3 bedroom apartment in the suburbs
C$ 1180
3 bedroom apartment downtown
C$ 1214
1 bedroom apartment in the suburbs
C$ 825

More information about Limerick

  • The Georgian House and Garden in Pery Square is a painstakingly restored Georgian townhouse open to public visitors.
  • Nearby Curraghchase Forest Park is sure to please nature lovers, and features an arboretum, lake and nature trail.
  • Established in 1852, Limerick’s celebrated Milk Market offers all manner of local produce, crafts and other goods.
  • The Hunt Museum features artefacts dating back to the Neolithic period and works by the likes of Picasso and Renoir.
  • Historic King John’s Castle on King’s Island was completed in the 12th century and was an important city stronghold.
  • Rugby fans should try to attend a thrilling match at Thomond Park, home of the famed world-class Munster Rugby team.
  • As the Republic of Ireland’s third-largest city, Limerick is an ideal spot for a cultural Irish city break.
  • Visit the links above to book cheap flights to Limerick and save money on a trip to the Republic of Ireland.
  • Picturesque People’s Park, Limerick’s foremost public park, was built in 1877 in honour of a prominent local figure
  • Built in 1861 and designed by Philip C Hardwick, majestic St John’s Cathedral boasts the tallest spire in Ireland.

International departures to Limerick

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