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Aran Island Ferries

Retail Unit 2 Ground Floor 37/39 Forster Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 568 903
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Good transportation

A great mode of transportation to the island Inishmore for the day! Even though we had light... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Janet K
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Safe and sound journey!

Professional service and a great way to get out to the islands. You can reserve and pay online if... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Austin R
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Rome, Lazio, Italy
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“ferry service” (22 reviews)
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Retail Unit 2 Ground Floor 37/39 Forster Street, Galway, Ireland
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+353 91 568 903
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A great mode of transportation to the island Inishmore for the day! Even though we had light showers for the duration of our visit we did not let that stop us from picking up a sandwich and walking out of town to the nearest castle....More

Thank Janet K
Reviewed 6 days ago

Professional service and a great way to get out to the islands. You can reserve and pay online if you wish and the staff was friendly and helpful. Ride on top if the day is nice and you want to enjoy the views!

Thank Austin R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots to do here so well worth a day. We recently visited and we took over a ferry at 1 and had to return at 5....was a bit too short. Upon arrival rent a bike (or a horse drawn carriage) and drive around. You will...More

Thank FamFunIllinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rang in advance for small saving. Professional outfit although no welcome/safety announcement on tannoy at all on outward journey. Crossing a little choppy so would advice seasick pill beforehand for the delicate. Exciting and felt safe.

Thank 71Tink
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful day on the island of Inishmor and really enjoyed the ferry trip there and back. Punctual, efficient and well run. Don't hesitate to go - the water was calm and there were no issues at all with travel sickness. It was...More

Thank Lillian_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were amidst a French student group from Paris. The water was relatively calm, and the students were entertaining. It was easy boarding and getting off the boat.

Thank Wanda C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Efficiently run transport to the Aran Islands. Comfortable seating and reliable schedule. We drove to the port but should have taken the bus provided by ferry company from the city center of Galway.

Thank Commoncritic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took the ferry today 8th June. Was on time and the staff where great :) . If you don't like boats or get sea sick you won't want to be on any boat given it's the "wild Atlantic way" for a reason. High seas plenty...More

Thank Gargo121
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The visit of Inishmore is definitely worthy and the ship is a stable ship, I was not afraid of the sea. But even in the nice sunny weather don't forget warm clothes and a hat! If you are lucky, you can see a whale on...More

Thank Dana M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ferrie is reliable and ran in time. Toilets were very unclean and there was nothing to dry your hands with. The ferry does however have a small snack shop.

Thank Rachel O
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lazell123
Is it better to visit the Aran Islands from Doolin or Rossaveel or another location in terms of ferry schedule and ability to,stop at more than 1 island
20 April 2017|
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Response from Behhy | Reviewed this property |
We went from Doolin which stops at all the Islands so you can get off at whichever stop you want. I'm not sure where the Rossaveel Ferry stops but I do know it takes 1.5hr from Doolin and only about 45 mins from Galway... More
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retired_dreamer
Do you need to book in advance or is there room available for same day sailings?
19 April 2017|
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Response from Dave E | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure it depends on the time of year -- if you're there during the summer months, I'd get a ticket in advance. We were there last week (bought our ticket in advance). No one had to stand but almost each seat was taken.
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lazell123
Planning on touring Ireland in July. As part of the trip, want to visit the Aran Islands. What is the better departure point ( most trips) and if we do an island tour is there time to visit another island? If so does the ferry leave from there or do we need to go back to Innis Mor?
18 April 2017|
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Response from Breda C | Reviewed this property |
You can depart 10.30am which gives you until 4/5pm before returning boat... I wouldn't recommend trying to visit other islands in same day as the times would not suit to travel around each island if overnight you can get... More
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