To Visit
Inis Meáin isn’t for everybody. If you get bored easily, need shopping centres and burgers, panic when you have no connection for your mobile phone or don’t like walking it is not the place for you…
By air
The island has a landing strip. The mainland departure point is Connemara regional airport at Minna, near Inverin (Indreabhán), about 35km west of Galway. Aer Arann Islands offers return flights to each of the islands several times daily for adult/child €45/25; the flights take about 10 minutes

• Aer Arann Islands
Website: www.aerarannislands.ie

Tel: +353(0)91 593034

By ferry
1) From Galway:
bus or drive to Ros a' Mhíl
Aran Island Ferries: All year round service: 10.30 and 18.30 everyday ( 19.00 on Friday evenings ) direct to Inis Meain from Ros A Mhíl, crossing takes 45 minutes. Return – 08.15 and 16.30 everyday.
Ferry shuttle bus from Merchants Road Galway City centre one hour prior to sailings.


• Aran Island Ferries
37-39 Forster St, Galway, Co. Galway.
Tel: +353 91 568903
E-mail: info@aranislandferries.com
Website: www.aranislandferries.com

2) From Doolin,
Co. Clare (March/April to October)
There are two ferry companies in Doolin who offer service to the Aran Islands, Doolin Ferries and Doolin2Aran Ferries.

As Inis Meáin is the quietest of the three islands, the Doolin-based ferry companies customarily skip Inis Meáin unless they already have advance bookings. Please be sure to book in advance with them.


• The Doolin Ferry Co.
Bill O'Brien
Ticket office on the left side of Doolin Pier, also in Fisherstreet Doolin next to O'Connors pub
Website: www.doolinferry.com
E-mail: info@doolinferry.com
Tel: + 353 (0)65 707 5555 Tel:+353 (0)879581465

• O’Brienline
Tel: +353 (0) 65 707 5618
Email: info@obrienline.com
Website: http://www.obrienline.com

On the island

Taxi service to the village and B&B’s
On arrival of the ferry or Tel.+353(0)9973993 / +353(0)876526263.