book nowInis Oirr, Aran Islands

Tour Details

  • Sailing Season: Every day, mid-March to end October
  • Travel time from Doolin port to Inis Oirr: 30 mins
  • Staying on the island? Download our Inis Oirr Accommodation List

Sailing Times for Inis Oirr (Departure Schedule & Timetable)

Three daily departures returning the same day, two optional afternoon return times.

–> Doolin to Inis Oirr 10:00 11:00 13:00 17:30* OVERNIGHT only, no same day return
<– Inis Oirr to Doolin 08:30 12:15 14:00 16:45

Island Guide

  • Inis Oírr (translates as “Eastern Island”) – closest island to Doolin
  • Size: 3km by 2km; Population: 250 approx

Inis Oirr (Eastern Island) is only a 30 minute ferry journey from Doolin. There are many attractions to be found here – ancient castles, a shipwreck, a lighthouse, one of Ireland’s most beautiful beaches, a modern playground and several fine pubs and cafes. The 3 pubs all serve good, local food and traditional Irish music can be heard on a daily basis.

There are a number of ways to see the island while you are there. You can walk along the many quiet roads, rent a bicycle on the island, or take a guided tour in one of the pony & traps or tour buses.

Visit the island’s website for more information.