Doolin Ferry to Aran Islands & 1 Hour Cliffs of Moher Boat Tours

Go to the Aran Islands or see the Cliffs of Moher with Bill O Brien’s THE original Doolin Ferry Co. on the DOOLIN EXPRESS. This is the most comfortable, fastest and newest boat on Irish waters with unique anti sea-sickness technology.

Launched summer 2017, the Doolin Express has redefined passenger comfort in setting new standards for passenger ferries between Doolin and Aran, the route that Bill created in 1970. There are multiple daily departures from No. 1 Doolin Pier to each of the three Aran Islands, and hourly Cliffs of Moher cruises from 12 noon.

You can also combine an island boat trip with a cliffs cruise for a real ‘bucket list’ experience on the Wild Atlantic Way, 7 days a week March to November.

  • Fast, stable and comfortable boat between Doolin and Aran
  • Unique anti sea sickness technology. Wifi, charging and snack bar onboard
  • FREE maps of each Aran Island to download from
  • Choose between islands, full or half day trips for the ultimate bucket list experience
  • Limited time? Only take 1 hour to see the iconic Cliffs of Moher by ferry
  • Great day out from the No 1 Doolin Ferry Company

Operates March to November

Depart No 1 Doolin Pier

Aran Islands 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00,14:30 and the 17:30 sailing is one way only

Cliff of Moher cruise 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:15

Visit duration: between 1 and 5 hours including on-island activity

Office Open:  8:00-18:00, daily, March to November
(Office +353 (0)65-707 5555)
24 hour phone +353 (0)87-958 1465



Admission Prices 2020

See website for online discounts and for pricing

Bikes and dogs free on-board

Pre-booking is ESSENTIAL

Useful Information

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

PARKING: Pay-for car parking nearby. Free coach parking on-site.

ACCESSIBILITY: Wheelchair accessible with accessible toilet. Assistance dogs welcomed on-board

WI-FI: Free Wi-Fi

Getting There

No. 1 Doolin Pier is one mile from O’Connors famous traditional music pub in Fisher Street, Doolin – which is a 10 minute drive to the visitor centre at the top of the Cliffs of Moher.  The towns of Lisdoonvarna and Ennistymon are 10 and 20 minutes away.

Map Location: 53.014853, -9.404362
Contact Doolin Ferry Co. (with Bill O’Brien est. 1970)

No. 1 Doolin Pier, Doolin, Co. Clare, Ireland

Eircode: V95 DR74
T: +353 (0)65 707 5555
T: +353 (0)87 958 1465
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