Aran Island Ferries

Aran island Ferry 

 

Aran Island

Aran Island Ferry Information

You can travel to the Aran Islands by sea (ferry) or air. Below is information on how to get to the Aran Islands from Both Galway (Rossaveal port) and Doolin (The Cliffs of Moher). You can travel to the Aran Islands by sea or air. You can find information on both Aran Ferries and Aer Arann. You can also find bike rental very easily when arriving on each island. It is possible to travel to Inishmore, (Inis Mor) Inisheer  (Inis Oirr) or Inishmaan (Inis Meain) by Passenger Ferry from Doolin in Co. Clare (Seasonal) or Rossaveal in Co. Galway (All Year). Sailings from Doolin can be influenced by tides. Aran Ferry services from Rossaveal are not subject to tidal issues.
There are no direct ferries from Galway city at this time.
Car Ferries are not available to the Aran Islands.
Travel time to Inis Mor from Rossaveal is 40 minutes and from Doolin is about 90 minutes.
Doolin to Inis Oirr (Inisheer) is only about 25 minutes.
Car parking is available at Rossaveal and Doolin.
A shuttle bus to and from Rossaveal is available from Galway city.

Aran Flight

Flights to the Islands are available from Aer Arann Islands at Inverin.

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Taking a Ferry to the Aran Islands

One can travel to Inishmore, (Inis Mor) with daily Ferries from the company Aran Island Ferries (visit site). This leaves from Rossaveal in Co. Galway (All Year-round). There is also a ferry leaving from Doolin in Co. Clare (Seasonal). Sailings from Doolin can be unpredictable due to the weather conditions. Travel time to Inis Mor from Rossaveal is 40 minutes and from Doolin is about 90 minutes. Car parking is available at Rossaveal and Doolin. A shuttle bus to and from Rossaveal is available from Galway city and takes about 40 minutes.