Rossaveel to Inishmaan by Ferry

Aran Island Ferries sail from Rossaveel to Inishmaan year-round. The ferry from Rossaveel to Inis Meain takes 50mins. Depending on your arrival time visitors have anywhere from 4-7hrs to cycle and explore the islands famous forts, cliffs, and beaches before the ferry departs on its return journey.

Ferry Tickets

Book your Ferry Ticket from Rossaveel to Inishmaan at Aran Islands Ferries.

Sailing Times

Departing Rossaveel to Inis Meain

October – March: 10:30am, 6:00pm (6:30pm Friday only)

April – September: 10:30am, 1:00pm, 6:00pm (6:30pm Friday only)

Departing: Inis Meain to Rossaveel

October – March: 8:00am (Monday – Saturday), 8:45 am (Sunday) & 4:30 pm

April – September: 8:00am (Monday – Saturday), 8:45am (Sunday) & 4:30pm

Shuttle Bus

Aran Island Ferries offer a shuttle bus from Galway City to the ferry terminal in Rossaveel for all of their scheduled departures. The shuttle bus departs from Queen St. located just off Eyre Square and takes approximately one hour to the ferry terminal in Rossaveel. If you are not taking the shuttle bus, you must make your own transport arrangements to the ferry terminal in Rossaveel. See shuttle bus costs below:

Return Shuttle Bus FareSingle Shuttle Bus Fare
Student (with valid ID)€8€4.50
Senior (65+)€8€4.50
Child (5-12 years old)€6€3.50


To avoid disappointment, we highly recommend booking in advance.

Rossaveel to Inishmaan Ferry Terminal Location

The ferry terminal to Inis Meain is located in Rossaveel, a small town located 37km west of Galway City Center. The ferry terminal is accessed by both shuttle bus from Galway City and by car. Parking is available at Rossaveel port 24 hours a day. You cannot take your car on the ferry to the Island.