Shannon Airport is located approximately 15 miles north of Limerick City. There are direct year round services to and from many destinations in the UK and Europe. There are also regular international flights from the USA and other worldwide destinations. There is a regular bus service from the airport to the bus station in Limerick city centre. Buses from the airport start at 6:45am and run approximately every half hour. The first bus from the bus station to the airport leaves at 5:20am. A detailed timetable is available from the Bus Eireann (www.buseireann.ie). Taxis are available at the 24-hour taxi desk in the arrivals hall and cost approximately €30 to Limerick city centre. Vehicle Hire is readily available but advance reservation is recommended particularly during main holiday periods. If you are intending to hire a vehicle please ensure you have a current driving licence.