Passenger Ferry to the Aran Islands

Immerse yourself in traditional Irish history, culture and heritage on the beautiful Aran Islands with Aran Island Ferries, a company with 36 years of experience sailing the waters of Galway Bay. The award-winning family run ferry company, offer daily sailings to each of the islands from Ros a Mhil Port, with an average sailing time of 40 minutes.

The purpose-built ferries vary in passenger capacity to accommodate private charter, as well as scheduled sailings and to ensure that customers enjoy the best possible service.

  • Bus transfers from Galway City to the port for all sailings
  • Snack bar serving tea/coffee and alcoholic beverages
  • Strong relationship with the service providers on the Islands
  • Average sailing time of 40 minutes

Operates Year Round

Office Opening Times:08:30 – 17:30

Please contact office for sailing times and prices

Sailings subject to weather conditions.


Admission Rates 2019:

See website for further details. Excellent individual, family and group rates available.

Useful Information

Check out their range of facilities, services, accessibility, and other useful information.

DINING / REFRESHMENTS: Tea/Coffee/bar facilities onboard.

PARKING: Parking available at port.

ACCESSIBILITY: The ferries are fully wheelchair accessible. Please call in advance in order to ensure maximum comfort and efficiency.


Getting There

Ferry is located at Ros A’ Mhíl Pier 38 km from Galway. City Office is on Forster Street in Galway City Centre

Map Location: 53.275272, -9.046256
Contact Aran Island Ferries

City Office, 37-39 Forster Street, Galway City, Co. Galway, Ireland

Eircode: H91 FXA6
T: +353 (0)91 568 903
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