Sligo

Sligo

From Sligo to the Aran Islands, if you are taking public transport you would need to get a bus to Galway City which is around 1.5 hours. In Galway City you would need to switch and get a bus to Rossaveal. The ferry companies have an inexpensive bus service to Rossaveal.

If you are going by from Sligo it would be advisable to take the scenic route and head towards Castlebar and Westport. This direction will take you down through Connemara which has incrediable scenery. However it is advisable to use Sat-Nav in the as it is easy to take the wrong turn in Connemara . The driving time from Sligo through Connemara and Rossaveal is about 1.5 hours.

The Aran Islands are  located in the middle of the Wild Atlantic Way. They are reached by Ferry from Rossaveal (which is the port when coming from Connemara & Galway). The Aran Islands are also accessible by Ferry from Doolin which is close to the Cliffs of Moher in County Clare. There is also a small flight service to the Aran Islands.

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Galway City
Galway City
Dublin – Ireland
Dublin – Ireland
The Wild Atlantic Way
The Wild Atlantic Way
Cork – Wild Atlantic Way
Cork – Wild Atlantic Way
Limerick
Limerick
Doolin
Doolin
Shannon Airport
Shannon Airport
Knock Airport
Knock Airport
Rossaveal
Rossaveal
Belfast
Belfast
Sligo
Sligo

The Wild Atlantic Way

The Aran Islands are  located in the middle of the Wild Atlantic Way. They are reached by Ferry from Rossaveal (which is the port when coming from Connemara & Galway). The Aran Islands are also accessible by Ferry from Doolin which is close to the Cliffs of Moher in County Clare. There is also a small flight service to the Aran Islands.

Learn More about The Wild Atlantic Way

The Aran Islands