Getting Here

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.


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