We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

O'Brien Line Ferries

Fisser St | Doolin Pier, Doolin, Ireland
+353 65 707 5618
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
$35.90*
and up
Inis Oírr Island and Cliffs of Moher Cruise from Doolin
More Info
$17.95*
and up
Cliffs of Moher Cruise
More Info
$29.92*
and up
Inis Mor- Aran Islands ferry from Doolin
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
More
Welcome Aboard! Bill O'Brien's Legendary Cruise to The Aran Islands & Cliffs of Moher The Original Doolin Ferry Est.1970. Several daily sailings depart Doolin Pier, Doolin, Co.Clare from March to November. Day Trips, Overnight Stays, and One-Hour Cliffs of Moher Cruises available. Travel on the largest and most comfortable ferries with over 40 years of service, M.V. Tranquillity & M.V. Queen of Aran. The Aran Islands offer something special for all. For the adventurous explore medieval ruins such as the amazing ring fort Dun Aengus on Inishmore, or O'Brien's castle on Inisheer. Families can enjoy a relaxing day out on the unspoiled beaches of Inisheer. Nature lovers can enjoy the tranquil beauty of Inishmaan. Bicycle hire, Mini-bus, and Pony & Trap tours available on each island. The Cliffs of Moher Cruise is a stunning 1 hour journey along the 6km of coastline from Doolin Pier. The Cliffs rise to a height of over 214 meters providing dramatic views by sea. The Great Sea Stack (Branaunmore) plays host to thousands of rare birds of which you can see up close. Don't forget the cameras!
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“aran islands” (116 reviews)
“inis oirr” (40 reviews)
“bill o'brien” (11 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Fisser St | Doolin Pier, Doolin, Ireland
CONTACT
Website
+353 65 707 5618
Write a Review
Reviews (746)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 660 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We booked the ferry for Cliffs tour and Inis Oirr, was very happy as the cliffs looks beautiful when seen at that angle. I would suggest people visiting the Cliffs to take this tour as one can experience the vast size of the cliffs. Also...More

Thank Divya M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Loved the O'Brien fast ferry to Inisheer, followed by a water view tour of Cliffs of Moher. The ferry has lots of room inside and out, so everyone can get a good seat.

1  Thank CSDoyle
Reviewed 5 days ago

Booked the fast ferry over and back - informed the guy i was buying the tickets off that i was very bad traveller and can only go on fast ferry he sold me tickets for fast ferry over and fast ferry back. So 15 min...More

Thank jude n
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A very quick and pleasant journey to the island of Inis Oírr. The crew were pleasant and accommodating. They accomodated our large party (11) at the last minute, and even offered us a deal because of our numbers.

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the ferry on a gloomy day. It was too foggy to see the cliffs from above but from the sea the views were amazing. The captain was hilarious and the crew were great. The trip took about an hour which was enough time to...More

Thank AngelicaRomero
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to inis oirr with a tryout of friends last weekend. We had an amazing day. ! Definitely a must do when visiting this area. The trip only took 15 minutes and the staff were so helpful and efficient. They were all so friendly...More

Thank Georgina C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went on this ferry with a large group who was traveling Ireland and it was a great ride. The ferry was a little bit on the small side, so if the waters are rough going out you will feel them, and we definitely felt...More

Thank Sydster13
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked combined tour in hotel in Lisdoonvarna during my stay last week. Beside complete anarchy on the pier (visitors lost in competitive struggle) everything was perfect. Inis Oírr & Cliffs of Moher Cruise Combo with new fast O'Brian ferry was fantastic experience, crew was helpful...More

Thank MajaR36
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took this line from the Doolin pier to the Aran Islands, and ended with a Cliffs of Moher cruise. They had just launched a newer, larger, faster ferry the day we were there and we had the opportunity to ride in it. It was...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Travelled to Inis Oir with Doolin Ferries in August 2017. €70 for 2 adults and 3 children for a 15 minute journey each way. I thought this was a bit expensive, booked online which is supposed to be 30% cheaper?? No option for family price....More

Thank Sabrina L
Nearby
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Cullinan's Seafood Restaurant
297 reviews
.90 miles away
The Ivy Cottage
180 reviews
.78 miles away
O'Connors Pub Doolin
2,641 reviews
.78 miles away
Sea Salt
209 reviews
.83 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Doolin Cliff Walk
601 reviews
2.65 miles away
Cliffs of Moher
10,198 reviews
3.10 miles away
The Burren National Park
367 reviews
3.66 miles away
Doolin Cave
852 reviews
3.10 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Robbie B
January 5, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from | Reviewed this property |
I think the ferries are weather specific. Storms roll in quickly, so you will just need to check in and see how your day is looking. Do take the ferry to the Aran island.
0
Votes
EBTOOMEY
May 23, 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from ObrienLineFerries | Property representative |
Hi there, thank you for your question. You may certainly stay overnight on the Islands. You can stay for as long as you like, and the return fare is still the same. When you choose your Islands, for example Inis Mor... More
0
Votes
twingirls1boy
April 23, 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Cathy F | Reviewed this property |
I bought my ticket at the location - it was an optional side trip to an organized bus tour from Dublin. We were told it would depend on the weather. This was in October. Not sure if weather is a factor in other seasons. If... More
0
Votes