Inis Oírr (Aran Islands) Day Trip: Return Ferry from Rossaveel, Galway

Inis Oírr (Inisheer), the smallest of the Aran Islands, is home to numerous historical attractions and has the atmosphere of a small fishing village.
Hop on a mini-bus tour or pony and trap and explore the island with a local guide. Bike hire is also available on the island, along with pubs, restaurants and a white sandy beach with shimmering waters, worthy of a quick dip!

Prepare for a warm Irish welcome as you board the luxury vessels and enjoy full bar service and refreshments during your 50-minute trip to Inis Oírr.
* Duration: 6 hours
* Starts: Ireland, Ireland
* Trip Category: Transfers & Ground Transport >> Ferry Services




Inis Oírr (Inisheer), the smallest of the Aran Islands, is home to numerous historical attractions and has the atmosphere of a small fishing village.
Hop on a mini-bus tour or pony and trap and explore the island with a local guide. Bike hire is also available on the island, along with pubs, restaurants and a white sandy beach with shimmering waters, worthy of a quick dip!

Prepare for a warm Irish welcome as you board the luxury vessels and enjoy full bar service and refreshments during your 50-minute trip to Inis Oírr.

Sailing time to Inis Oírr is approximately 50 minutes.

Ferry Departure Time: Our ferries depart daily at 10:30 from the sheltered fishing harbour of Rossaveel in Connemara, Galway. Passengers can enjoy the convenience of our shuttle bus service departing from Galway city to the ferry terminal. (Please book this service in one of our Galway city offices).

Ferry Return Time: The ferry will depart Inis Oírr at 16:30 from the pier (drop-off point), but we would advise you present for boarding 20 minutes prior to ferry departure time.

Your TripAdvisor booking confirmation is not your ticket. Tickets must be collected at our ferry terminal at Rossaveel Port or in one of our Galway city offices: 37-39 Forster St. or at Kinlay House Hostel (ground floor) on Merchant’s Rd. Please allow extra time in peak season as it is extremely busy.

If you are driving to the pier:
We recommend you present for boarding at ferry gate 30 minutes prior to ferry departure time.
We depart from Rossaveel port – 23 miles west of Galway City centre. Passengers are advised to allow one hour driving time from the City to the Port. Please note that extra time must be allowed for parking at the harbour.