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Aran Island Ferries

Retail Unit 2 Ground Floor 37/39 Forster Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 568 903
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Reliable service

We used the ferry to get to Inishmore which is the large Aran island. The weather was somewhat... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Betula103
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Australia
Easy and Quick.

We booked our tickets to Inishmore the night before at their office in Galway. It was easy and they... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
heyitsherbie
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Iowa
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Retail Unit 2 Ground Floor 37/39 Forster Street, Galway, Ireland
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+353 91 568 903
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We used the ferry to get to Inishmore which is the large Aran island. The weather was somewhat inclement however they assisted people to board and disembark. On the return journey we had an interesting conversation with a lady who actually lives on the island...More

Thank Betula103
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked our tickets to Inishmore the night before at their office in Galway. It was easy and they were friendly. Met the bus at the Victoria Hotel the next morning which took us to the ferry. The bus dropped us right in front of...More

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Thank heyitsherbie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very enjoyable journey on the Aran Island ferry. But an lost opportunity for the operators to engage with their customers by telling them about the islands and their sheer beauty.

Thank richard930
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked our trip well in advance and included the shuttle bus from Galway to the ferry. We had to pick up tickets in advance from their offices and were pleased to find them open on a Sunday afternoon. We were given a map and directions...More

Thank Katrina W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I do blame the ferry company and also our travel agent for what happened. We arrived to take the Ferry to the Island. It was rainy that day and when we were docking they told us there was a funeral on the Island and the...More

1  Thank Bonbonn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our trip to the Aran Islands. The bus and ferry service were good. Only criticism was reaction of ferry attendant when we arrived back at 15:55 for our 16:00 crossing. He was upset with us for being last minute when we were not...More

Thank Halifaxvoyager
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

from Galway to the bus to the ferry dock ( @ 45 mins ). the ferry was crowded, i purchased the tix at a ferry office across from my hotel, foster court. < bus + ferry tix together >. interesting, on the ride to inismoore,...More

Thank smijona
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We used this ferry company to go to the smallest island of the Aran's, they were excellent with smooth boarding & we felt safe with them. It did pour with rain on our return but they still took us past the Cliffs of Moher even...More

1  Thank Jilly165
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently took the ferry over to Inishmore for the day.. I chose to also pay for the bus ride to Rossaveal, where the ferry departs from. Staff were efficient and informative. There was a bit of weather and the seas were choppy with some...More

Thank Maureen H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was very easy to book our trip to Inishmore. Did it online, and picked up the tickets at the office, which was even open on Sunday. For a nominal fee, you can take their bus for a 45 minute trip from the center of...More

1  Thank Emily829
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Joan H
18 September 2017|
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Response from Martin F | Reviewed this property |
I normally hire a bicycle, but there is also bus tours and horse and carriage tours.
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lazell123
19 April 2017|
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Response from Behhy | Reviewed this property |
We went from Doolin which stops at all the Islands so you can get off at whichever stop you want. I'm not sure where the Rossaveel Ferry stops but I do know it takes 1.5hr from Doolin and only about 45 mins from Galway... More
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retired_dreamer
18 April 2017|
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Response from Dave E | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure it depends on the time of year -- if you're there during the summer months, I'd get a ticket in advance. We were there last week (bought our ticket in advance). No one had to stand but almost each seat was taken.
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