Limerick to Killarney with Expressway Route 14

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Limerick to Killarney with Expressway Route 14

Departing from Limerick Bus Station and the University of Limerick twice a day, the Expressway Route 14 passes through Limerick Regional Hospital, Abbeyfeale, Tralee Bus Station and Kerry Airport before arriving at Killarney Bus Station.

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Services and Stops

Not only is the Expressway Route 14 service one of the fastest ways of travelling between Limerick and Killarney, it offers very competitive fares and it's also one of the most convenient, with 11 services departing from Limerick, and 12 from Killarney per day.

Departing from Limerick Bus Station and the University of Limerick twice a day, the Expressway Route 14 passes through Limerick Regional Hospital, Abbeyfeale, Tralee Bus Station and Kerry Airport before arriving at Killarney Bus Station.

Notable stops:

Adare

Travelling to Killarney, Route 14 services from Adare commence at 08:55 am with the final service departing at 19:55 pm from Town Park.

Returning to Limerick, services from Adare start at 11:40 am with the final service departing at 19:40 pm from the same point.

Please note that departure times and frequency on this route are different on Sunday and Public Holidays. Please reference the timetable for more information.

Abbeyfeale

Travelling to Killarney, Route 14 services from Abbeyfeale commence at 09:40 am with the final service departing at 20:40 pm from Abbeyfeale Church.

Returning to Limerick, services from Abbeyfeale run from 11:55 am to 18:55 pm from opposite the church.

Please note that departure times and frequency on this route are different on Sunday and Public Holidays. Please reference the timetable for more information.


Limerick to Tralee Journey Time

The journey time is approximately 2 hours and 35 minutes when the bus leaves from the University of Limerick, and two hours and five minutes when the bus leaves from Limerick Bus Station.


Limerick to Tralee Coaches

Expressway coaches are a byword for comfort - reclining leather seats, air conditioning, sockets for charging any phones and laptops you might have, free Wi-Fi onboard, and plenty of room for any luggage you may have. Our fleet of brand new coaches will ensure your journey is Way Better.


Arriving in Limerick

Stepping off in Limerick doesn’t mean your journey ends there – in fact, with Expressway’s extensive network of services you can access some of Ireland’s best Western towns and cities.

Bus Éireann operates a city bus service in Limerick that connects the community with hospitals, schools, shopping and tourist attractions. Timetables accessible here.

Staying in Limerick

Limerick is one of Ireland’s most established and well known cities making it a perfect place for tourists and domestic adventurers alike.

Shopping in Limerick

Limerick City has a great selection of small family-run shops, stylish boutiques and modern department stores.

Retail centres in the city include the Arthur’s Quay shopping centre, the Crescent Shopping Centre in Dooradoyle which is the largest shopping centre outside Dublin, and the Parkway Shopping Centre on the Dublin Road.

At Limerick Milk Market (open to 3pm each day) you can purchase a range of organic and artisan food products.

Tourist Attractions

King John’s Castle is a 13th-century structure located on King's Island next to the River Shannon in Limerick City Centre. The castle has an interpretative centre which offers an interactive learning experience with guides wearing full costume.

Founded in 1168, St Mary’s Cathedral on Bridge Street in Limerick is the oldest and most historic buildings in Limerick and no trip to the city is complete without a visit.

Make sure to check out Limerick Museum, located in City Hall, Merchants Quay, Limerick. Founded in 1906, it houses a wide range of historic artefacts and documents which tell the story of the city.

The Hunt Museum is also well worth a visit. Established to house a collection of approximately 2,000 works of art and antiquities collected by London art dealers John and Gertrude Hunt in their lifetime, there are year-round exhibitions, an attractive gift shop and a coffee shop on site.

Events

Limerick Literary Festival: Don’t miss the Limerick Literary Festival taking place this year from February 26 to 28. With a range of talks and readings by top authors, workshops for writers and literary walks this is a great event for anyone who loves a good book.

The Blas Summer School of Irish Traditional Music and Dance: The Blas Summer School of Irish Traditional Music and Dance takes place at the Irish World Academy at the University of Limerick. Expect tons of traditional music sessions and dancing like you’ve never seen before.

Horse Racing at Limerick Race Course: Head to Limerick Race Course for a great day out with all the family. Whether it's a family occasion, a corporate event, or you're a serious punter looking for a great day's racing. Get there with Bus Éireann route 320 or 321.

Hospitals

The Mid-Western Regional Hospital in Croom, Co Limerick is the biggest hospital in Limerick. St John’s Hospital on St John’s Square can also be accessed. Barrington Hospital on George’s Quay in Limerick City offers a wide range of medical services and specialises in orthopaedics. You can also chose to attend University Maternity Hospital on Henry Street in the centre of Limerick.

Monday to Saturday
Service Number 13 40         13     13  
                  FO    
Limerick (Bus Station) DEP. 08.35 - 10.35 12.35 14.35 16.35 17.35 - 18.35 19.35 -
Crescent Shopping Centre 08.38 P - 10.38 P 12.38 14.38 16.38 17.38 - 18.38 19.38 -
Limerick Regional Hospital 08.40 P - 10.40 P 12.40 14.40 16.40 17.40 - 18.40 19.40 -
Patrickswell (Opposite The Bungalow) 08.45 - 10.45 12.45 14.45 16.45 17.45 - 18.45 19.45 -
Adare (Town Park) 08.55 - 10.55 12.55 14.55 16.55 17.55 - 18.55 19.55 -
Croagh (Opposite Grotto) 09.00 R - 11.00 R 13.00 15.00 17.00 18.00 - 19.00 20.00 -
Rathkeale (Deel Bridge) 09.10 - 11.10 13.10 15.10 17.10 18.10 - 19.10 20.10 -
Reen’s Pike (N21 Southbound Stop) 09.15 R - 11.15 R 13.15 15.15 17.15 18.15 - 19.15 20.15 -
Newcastle West (Courtney Lodge Hotel) 09.20 - 11.20 13.20 15.20 17.20 18.20 - 19.20 20.20 -
Newcastle West (Crock Of Gold Pub) 09.22 - 11.22 13.21 15.21 17.21 18.22 - 19.21 20.22 -
Templeglantine (Devon Inn Hotel) 09.30 R - 11.30 13.30 15.30 17.30 18.30 - 19.30 20.30 -
Devon Road Cross (Opposite Buckleys) 09.35 R - 11.35 R 13.35 15.35 17.35 18.35 - 19.35 20.35 -
Abbeyfeale (Church) 09.40 - 11.40 13.40 15.40 17.40 18.40 18.55 19.40 20.40 -
Abbeyfeale (Opposite Sheehys Hardware) | - 11.42 13.42 15.42 17.42 - 18.57 19.42 | -
Tralee (Bus Station) 10.40 10.50 | | | | - | | 21.40 21.40
Castleisland (River Island Hotel) - | 12.05 14.05 16.05 18.05 - 19.20 20.05 - |
Kerry Airport - | 12.10 14.10 16.10 18.10 - 19.25 20.10 - 21.55
Farranfore (Aherns Pharmacy) - 11.05 12.15 14.15 16.15 18.15 - 19.30 20.15 - |
Killarney (Rock Road Service Station) - 11.25 12.35 14.35 16.35 18.35 - 19.50 20.35 - 22.10
Killarney (Bus Station) ARR. - 11.30 12.40 14.40 16.40 18.40 - 19.55 20.40 - 22.15
Service Number 13            
               
Limerick (Bus Station) DEP. 08.35 - 10.35 12.35 14.35 16.35 18.35
Crescent Shopping Centre 08.38 P - 10.38 P 12.38 P 14.38 P 16.38 P 18.38 P
Limerick Regional Hospital 08.40 P - 10.40 P 12.40 P 14.40 P 16.40 P 18.40 P
Patrickswell (Opposite The Bungalow) 08.45 - 10.45 12.45 14.45 16.45 18.45
Adare (Town Park) 08.55 - 10.55 12.55 14.55 16.55 18.55
Croagh (Opposite Grotto) 09.00 R - 11.00 R 13.00 R 15.00 R 17.00 R 19.00 R
Rathkeale (Deel Bridge) 09.10 - 11.10 13.10 15.10 17.10 19.10
Reen’s Pike (N21 Southbound Stop) 09.15 R - 11.15 R 13.15 R 15.15 R 17.15 R 19.15 R
Newcastle West (Courtney Lodge Hotel) 09.20 - 11.20 13.20 15.20 17.20 19.20
Newcastle West (Crock Of Gold Pub) 09.22 - 11.22 13.21 15.21 17.21 19.21
Templeglantine (Devon Inn Hotel) 09.30 R - 11.30 R 13.30 R 15.30 R 17.30 R 19.30 R
Devon Road Cross (Opposite Buckleys) 09.35 R - 11.35 R 13.35 R 15.35 R 17.35 R 19.35 R
Abbeyfeale (Church) 09.40 - 11.40 13.40 15.40 17.40 19.40
Abbeyfeale (Opposite Sheehys Hardware) | - 11.42 13.42 15.42 17.42 19.42
Tralee (Bus Station) 10.40 10.50 | | | | |
Castleisland (River Island Hotel) - | 12.05 14.05 16.05 18.05 20.05
Kerry Airport - | 12.10 14.10 16.10 18.10 20.10
Farranfore (Aherns Pharmacy) - 11.05 12.15 14.15 16.15 18.15 20.15
Killarney (Rock Road Service Station) - 11.25 12.35 14.35 16.35 18.35 20.35
Killarney (Bus Station) ARR. - 11.30 12.40 14.40 16.40 18.40 20.40
Service Number           13
Killarney (Bus Station) DEP. 10.00 12.00 14.00 16.00 18.00  
Killarney (Rock Road, Council Offices) 10.05 12.05 14.05 16.05 18.05 -
Farranfore (Opposite Aherns Pharmacy) 10.15 12.15 14.15 16.15 18.15 -
Kerry Airport 10.20 12.20 14.20 16.20 18.20 -
Castleisland (Burke Electrical) 10.30 12.30 14.30 16.30 18.30 -
Abbeyfeale (Sheehys Hardware) 10.53 12.53 14.53 16.53 18.48 -
Abbeyfeale (Opposite Church) 10.55 12.55 14.55 16.55 18.50 18.55
Devon Road Cross (Opposite Hartnetts) 11.00 R 13.00 R 15.00 R 17.00 R - 19.00 R
Templeglantine (Opposite Devon Inn Hotel) 11.05 R 13.05 R 15.05 R 17.05 R - 19.05 R
Newcastle West (Objekt Design) 11.13 13.13 15.13 17.13 - 19.13
Newcastle West (Opposite Courtney Lodge) 11.15 13.15 15.15 17.15 - 19.15
Reen’s Pike (N21 Northbound Stop) 11.20 R 13.20 R 15.20 R 17.20 R - 19.20 R
Rathkeale (Opposite Kerry Agribusiness) 11.25 13.25 15.25 17.25 - 19.25
Croagh (N21 Northbound Stop) 11.30 R 13.30 R 15.30 R 17.30 R - 19.30 R
Adare (Heritage Centre) 11.40 13.40 15.40 17.40 - 19.40
Patrickswell (Main St) 11.50 13.50 15.50 17.50 - 19.50
Limerick Regional Hospital ARR. 11.55 D 13.55 D 15.55 D 17.55 D - 19.55 D
Crescent Shopping Centre ARR. 12.00 D 14.00 D 16.00 D 18.00 D - 20.00 D
Limerick (Bus Station) ARR. 12.05 14.05 16.05 18.05 - 20.05
Service Number            
Killarney (Bus Station) DEP. 10.00 12.00 14.00 16.00 16.00 18.00
Killarney (Rock Road, Council Offices) 10.05 12.05 14.05 16.05 16.05 18.05
Farranfore (Opposite Aherns Pharmacy) 10.15 12.15 14.15 16.15 16.15 18.15
Kerry Airport 10.20 12.20 14.20 16.20 16.20 18.20
Castleisland (Burke Electrical) 10.30 12.30 14.30 16.30 16.30 18.30
Abbeyfeale (Sheehys Hardware) 10.53 12.53 14.53 16.53 16.53 18.53
Abbeyfeale (Opposite Church) 10.55 12.55 14.55 16.55 16.55 18.55
Devon Road Cross (Opposite Hartnetts) 11.00 R 13.00 R 15.00 R 17.00 R 17.00 R 19.00 R
Templeglantine (Opposite Devon Inn Hotel) 11.05 R 13.05 R 15.05 R 17.05 R 17.05 R 19.05 R
Newcastle West (Objekt Design) 11.13 13.13 15.13 17.13 17.13 19.13
Newcastle West (Opposite Courtney Lodge) 11.15 13.15 15.15 17.15 17.15 19.15
Reen’s Pike (N21 Northbound Stop) 11.20 R 13.20 R 15.20 R 17.20 R 17.20 R 19.20 R
Rathkeale (Opposite Kerry Agribusiness) 11.25 13.25 15.25 17.25 17.25 19.25
Croagh (N21 Northbound Stop) 11.30 R 13.30 R 15.30 R 17.30 R 17.30 R 19.30 R
Adare (Heritage Centre) 11.40 13.40 15.40 17.40 17.40 19.40
Patrickswell (Main St) 11.50 13.50 15.50 17.50 17.50 19.50
Limerick Regional Hospital ARR. 11.55 D 13.55 D 15.55 D 17.55 D 17.55 D 19.55 D
Crescent Shopping Centre ARR. 12.00 D 14.00 D 16.00 D 18.00 D 18.00 D 20.00 D
Limerick (Bus Station) ARR. 12.05 14.05 16.05 18.05 18.05 20.05

Key:

P = Pick-up stop only.

R = Request stop.

D = Drop-off stop only.

13 = Route 13.

40 = Route 40.

Please Note:

No services on Christmas Day. Enquire about St.Stephen's Day services.

See Table 13 for details of Limerick/Abbeyfeale/Tralee services.

From Limerick to Killarney


Depart:
  • Limerick Bus Station Dur: 2h 5m
  • Crescent Shopping Centre
  • Limerick Regional Hospital
  • Opposite The Bungalow (Patrickswell)
  • Town Park (Adare)
  • Opposite Grotto (Croagh)
  • Deel Bridge (Rathkeale)
  • N21 Southbound Stop (Reen’S Pike)
  • Courtney Lodge Hotel (Newcastle West)
  • Crock Of Gold Pub (Newcastle West)
  • Devon Inn Hotel (Templeglantine)
  • Opposite Buckleys (Devon Road Cross)
  • Church (Abbeyfeale)
  • Opposite Sheehys Hardware (Abbeyfeale)
  • Opposite Sheehys Hardware (Abbeyfeale)
  • Bus Station (Tralee)
  • River Island Hotel (Castleisland)
  • Kerry Airport
  • Aherns Pharmacy (Farranfore)
  • Rock Road Service Station (Killarney)
    Arrive:
  • Bus Station (Killarney)

    From Killarney to Limerick


    Depart:
  • Bus Station (Killarney) Dur: 2h 5m
  • Rock Road, Council Offices (Killarney)
  • 0pposite Aherns Pharmacy (Farranfore)
  • Kerry Airport
  • Burke Electrical (Castleisland)
  • Sheehys Hardware (Abbeyfeale)
  • Opposite Church (Abbeyfeale)
  • Opposite Hartnetts (Devon Road Cross)
  • Opposite Devon Inn Hotel (Templeglantine)
  • Objekt Design (Newcastle West)
  • Opposite Courtney Lodge (Newcastle West)
  • N21 Northbound Stop (Reen’S Pike)
  • Opposite Kerry Agribusiness (Rathkeale)
  • N21 Northbound Stop (Croagh)
  • Heritage Centre (Adare)
  • Main St (Patrickswell)
  • Limerick Regional Hospital
  • Crescent Shopping Centre
    Arrive:
  • Bus Station (Limerick)