The University of Limerick is located approximately 4km east of Limerick City Centre. There are two main options for accessing the University from the City Centre by foot: (1) along the Dublin Road and Plassey Park Road and (2) along the canal and river bank which each take approximately 50 minutes.

The University of Limerick is a Smarter Travel campus: with the support of Limerick Smarter Travel, the University is committed to the promotion of sustainable modes of transport including walking.