How long does the ferry to Arranmore take?

How long does the ferry to Arranmore take?

15 minutes
The comfortable crossing takes just 15 minutes which you can cross throughout the year. The ferry can cater for all sizes of vehicles and for up to 96 foot passengers. Once on the island, you can spend the day exploring the scenic views and drives. The Arranmore Ferry Service has been operating for over 30 years.

Do you need a car on Arranmore Island?

As most people visiting Arranmore will be driving a car it’s probably worth mentioning what it’s like to drive on the island. As one would expect, most of the roads on the island are small single lane roads and some are through exposed bog areas.

How long do you need on Arranmore?

How long would you typically spend on Arranmore Island for a day trip? We recommend at least 3 hours to truly enjoy all that this beautiful island has to offer.

How do you get to Aran Islands from Donegal?

There is no direct connection from Donegal to Aran Islands. However, you can take the bus to Charlestown, stop 141631, take the bus to Mill Street, stop 555711, take the bus to Achill Sound, stop 631411, then take the travel to Aran Islands.

Where do you get the ferry to Tory Island?

The Tory Island ferry is operated by Turasmara and will take you from the fishing harbours at Bunbeg and Magheroarty to the Island on board Tormór, a fully equipped and certified coastal cruiser. The service is licensed by the Department of Marine and is approved and promoted by Tourism Ireland.

Can you drive to Aran Islands?

Can I take my car to the island? There are no car ferries operating to the islands. Ferries to the Aran Islands are for foot passengers only. There is another company operating a cargo boat from Galway Docks three days a week.

Does Arranmore Island have WIFI?

Arranmore Island is already synonymous with broadband speeds quicker than many places on the mainland due to an initiative between islanders and mobile company Three, which also led to the opening last year of a digital hub as part of a campaign to attract people back to the island.

How long does it take to walk around Arranmore?

five hours
Top 10 walks and hikes for experienced walkers Beginning and ending at Arranmore Island’s ferry port, the Slí Árainn Mhór – Arranmore Island Loop takes five hours to complete. Moderate in grade, this loop follows tarred road, bog road and green track as it circles the idyllic island.

Can you stay on Arranmore Island?

Early’s Bed and Breakfast is a newly built home finished to a very high standard, located on the picturesque island of Arranmore. Our rooms and en-suite are all tastefully decorated and well appointed to make your stay as memorable and enjoyable as possible. We have special group rates available.

Can you walk around Tory Island?

This dramatic place off the Donegal coast is perfect for bird-watching and gentle walking. For gentle walking in spectacular oceanic surroundings, with some bird-watching and ancient mythology thrown in, Tory Island is a perfect place to spend a summer weekend.

Is Tory Island worth?

Tory Island is Ireland’s most northerly, inhabited island and a bit of a trek to be honest, but so worth it, for anyone who cares to make the hour long journey North of Letterkenny to Magheroarty (a visual feast of mountainous landscapes in itself) where the ferry departs daily.

How much is the ferry to the Aran Islands?


Return Ferry Fare Single Ferry Fare
Adult €30 €17
Student €25 €14
Senior €25 €14
Child €15 €10

How long does it take to get to Arranmore by ferry?

Our primary ferry and the largest on the island, the MV Movern, carries up to 96 passengers and is suitable for those with reduced mobility. The total journey time is 15 – 20mins leaving you plenty of time to enjoy this scenic part of the Wild Atlantic Way.

Where to have a pint on Arranmore Island?

Located a short stroll from the ferry quay, the hostel has racked up great reviews online (4.8/5 at the time of writing). If you fancy a pint, there are plenty of pubs on Arranmore. Most are full on pubs while one is located inside the Glen Hotel.

How many people live on Arranmore Island Donegal?

If you see the Blue Ferry about Arranmore Island or Burtonport, make sure you give us a wave. Probably the most accessible of all the Gaeltacht Islands, thanks to Donegal Airport, Arranmore, has a resident population of approximately 600.

Which is the best place to stay in Arranmore?

If you’re looking to keep your costs down, Arranmore Hostel is a solid option (it’s also on the beachfront, which helps!) Located a short stroll from the ferry quay, the hostel has racked up great reviews online (4.8/5 at the time of writing). If you fancy a pint, there are plenty of pubs on Arranmore.