Aran Islands Island 2019-06-07T12:43:42+00:00

ESCAPE TO A PLACE LOST IN TIME

The Aran Islands are a ruggedly beautiful group of three islands located on the West Coast of Ireland. Famous for their wild landscapes off the beaten track these islands never fail to wow. They are a celebration of Irish language, culture and music with a unique display of some of the oldest archaeological remains in Ireland.

Come to see pretty thatched cottages and get a glimpse into the Ireland of old. The Aran Islands have a distinct character and life is slower here — a sanctuary to modern life while local providing a welcoming spirit.

Inis Oírr Island

Inis Oírr (Inisheer) is the smallest of the three Aran Islands. Its name means “Back Island” and is the closest island to Doolin Pier. The population of Inis Oirr is about 300 people. The size of Inis Oirr is 3 km by 2 km. Our new DOOLIN EXPRESS ferry provides the fastest crossing to the Aran Islands with only a 15 minute journey from Doolin to Inis Oírr.

Inis Mór Island

Inis Mór (Inishmore) is the largest and most traveled to of the Aran Islands. Its very name suggest its size compared to the other islands, meaning “Big Island”. The population of Inis Mór is about 900 people. The size of Inis Mór is about 14 km by 3.8 km.

Inis Meáin Island

Inis Meáin (Inishmaan) is the middle island among the three Aran Islands. This Island has remained the quietest and least visited by tourists throughout the years. The population of Inis Meáin is about 200 people and its size in 4 km by 2 km.

BOOKING OPTIONS

CLIFFS OF MOHER FERRY

DEPART DOOLIN
12:00
13:00
14:00
15:00
16:00
17:15

INIS OÍRR FERRY

DEPART DOOLINDEPART ISLAND
10:0010:15*
11:0011:30
13:0013:45
14:3016:45
17:15* overnight / one ways

INIS MÓR FERRY

DEPART DOOLINDEPART ISLAND
10:0011:30*
13:00* overnight / one ways only16:00
14:30* overnight / one ways only

INIS MEÁIN FERRY

DEPART DOOLINDEPART ISLAND
10:0011:45*
13:00* overnight / one ways only16:15
14:30* overnight / one ways only

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