Bus and train services in Limerick for Christmas 2017 / New Year 2018

A summary of 

bus and train services 

in Limerick city and county 

for the 2017 Christmas and 2018 New Year period.


This is based on information published by the bus operators, and is subject to change.

  Always check the services you want to use with the bus company.







Bus Company Announcements

Christmas timetable announcements from the major public transport companies in Galway:






Thursday 21 and Friday 23 December

All services will run a normal weekday timetable in Limerick.


Saturday 23 December

All services will run a normal Saturday timetable in Limerick.




Sunday 24 December 

City Buses

  • Bus √Čireann will run a regular Sunday service in Limerick City, except that the last bus on each route is at 9pm approximately (they have not yet said if this is last inward or last outward - based on previous years, it's likely to be last inward).
  • Dublin Coach / Eurobus -  have not yet made an announcement.

Regional buses   

  • Bus Eireann will run regular Sunday services until approx 9pm - see their time table for specific services
  • CityLink  normal service.
  • Dublin Coach - normal service
  • JJ Kavanagh - normal service

Trains

  • Sunday timetable, with some exceptions.


Monday 25 December - Christmas Day

  • The 12:00am (midnight) eireagle bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick will operate 
  • All other services (trains and city and regional buses) are cancelled. 

Tuesday 26 December - St Steven's Day

City Buses

  • Bus Eireann will run a regular Sunday service on all routes in Limerick City
  • Dublin Coach / Eurobus - to be advised

Regional buses: 

  • Bus Eireann - Sunday or reduced service on all regional routes (Stage-carriage / commuter and Expressway)
  • CityLink  normal service.
  • Dublin Coach - normal service
  • JJ Kavanagh - normal service

Trains

  • No trains will run




Wednesday 27 December

City Buses

  • Bus Eireann will run a regular weekday service on all routes in Limerick City
  • Dublin Coach / Eurobus - to be advised

Regional buses: 

  • Bus Eireann - Weekday service on all regional routes (Stage-carriage / commuter and Expressway)
  • CityLink  normal service.
  • Dublin Coach - normal service
  • JJ Kavanagh - normal service

Trains

  • Trains will run a normal weekday service, with some changes

Thursday 28 December

City Buses

  • Bus Eireann will run a regular weekday service on all routes in Limerick City
  • Dublin Coach / Eurobus - to be advised

Regional buses: 

  • Bus Eireann - Weekday service on all regional routes (Stage-carriage / commuter and Expressway)
  • CityLink  normal service.
  • Dublin Coach - normal service
  • JJ Kavanagh - normal service


    Trains

    • Trains will run a normal weekday service





      Friday 29 December

      City Buses

      • Bus Eireann will run a regular weekday service on all routes in Limerick City
      • Dublin Coach / Eurobus - to be advised

      Regional buses: 

      • Bus Eireann - Weekday service on all regional routes (Stage-carriage / commuter and Expressway)
      • CityLink  normal service.
      • Dublin Coach - normal service
      • JJ Kavanagh - normal service


        Trains

        • Trains will run a normal weekday service


        Saturday 30 December

        City Buses

        • Bus Eireann will run a regular Saturday service on all routes in Limerick City
        • Dublin Coach / Eurobus - to be advised

        Regional buses: 

          • Bus Eireann - Saturday service on all regional routes (Stage-carriage / commuter and Expressway)
          • CityLink  normal service.
          • Dublin Coach - normal service
          • JJ Kavanagh - normal service

          Trains

          • Trains will run a normal weekday service, with some changes



          Sunday 31 December - New Year's Eve

          City Buses

          • Bus Eireann will run a regular Sunday service on all routes in Limerick City
          • Dublin Coach / Eurobus - to be advised

          Regional buses: 

          • Bus Eireann - Sunday or reduced service on all regional routes (Stage-carriage / commuter and Expressway)
          • CityLink  normal service.
          • Dublin Coach - normal service
          • JJ Kavanagh - normal service


          Trains

          • Sunday timetable, with some exceptions

          Monday 1 January - New Year's Day

          City Buses

          • Bus Eireann will run a regular Sunday service on all routes in Limerick City
          • Dublin Coach / Eurobus - to be advised

          Regional buses: 

          • Bus Eireann - Bank Holiday service on all regional routes (Stage-carriage / commuter and Expressway)
          • CityLink  normal service.
          • Dublin Coach - normal service
          • JJ Kavanagh - normal service


          Trains

          • Regular Monday timetable with a numbe of cancellations.



          Tuesday 2 January - Day after New Year's

          Normal services on all routes from today.





              Please note

              This information is for the Limerick area only. Changes in other areas are not included.

               See City Bus Details and for normal timetables and route maps