Times & Fares

Clare Island ferry timesScroll down to view our Clare Island ferry times, which vary according to the time of year.

You can book your ticket online using the booking system on the top right of this screen. Only the main departure times are available through the On-Line Booking system, however your on-line booking / ticket will allow access to all other departures times on a given day. Please refer to time table below.

The Clare Island Ferry offers a year round service. The greatest frequency of ferry options are between May and September. However, a daily service also operates October – April, weather permitting. Confirm times of sailings with the Clare Island Ferry desk. Tel / Fax (098) 23737 / Mobile No. (086) 8515003.

April 1st to April 30th

Day

Dept Clare Isl.

Dept. Roonagh

Monday8.00 am (Except on Bank Holidays)8.30 am (Except on Bank Holidays)
10.00am10.45am
6.15 pm6.45 pm
Tuesday
8.45 am9.30 am
6.15pm6.45pm
Wedneday to Friday8.45am9.30am
10.00am10.45am
6.15 pm6.45 pm
Saturday & Sunday10.00 am10.45 am
6.15 pm6.45 pm

May / June / July / August / September

Day

Dept Clare Isl.

Dept. Roonagh

Monday8.00 am (Except on Bank Holidays)8.30 am (Except on Bank Holidays)
10.15 am (10am on Bank Holidays)11.00 am
11.30 am (July 27th- August 30th only)12.00 pm (July 27th- August 30th only)
1.00 pm (June / July / August only)1.45 pm (June / July / August only)
4.45 pm5.30 pm
6.15 pm6.45 pm
Tuesday & Wednesday
8.45 am9.30 am
10.15 am11.00 am
11.30 am (July 27th – August 30th only)12.00 pm (July 27th – August 30th only)
1.00 pm (June / July / August only)1.45 pm (June / July / August only)
4.45 pm5.30 pm
6.15 pm6.45 pm
Thursday
8.45am9.30am
10.15 am11.00 am
11.30 am (July 27th – August 30th only)12.00 pm (July 27th – August 30th only)
1.00 pm1.45 pm
4.45 pm5.30 pm
6.15pm6.45pm
Friday8.45am9.30am
10.15am11.00am
11.30 am (July 27th – August 30th only)12.00 pm (July 27th – August 30th only)
1.00pm1.45pm
4.45pm5.30pm
6.15pm6.45pm
Saturday & Sunday 10.00 am11.00 am
11.30 am (July 27th – August 30th only)12.00 pm (July 27th – August 30th only)
1.00 pm1.45 pm
4.45 pm5.30 pm
6.15 pm6.45 pm

Oct/Feb/March 2020

Day

Dept Clare Isl.

Dept. Roonagh

Monday8.00 am (Except on Bank Holidays)8.30 am (Except on Bank Holidays)
10.15 am (Weather dependent – call beforehand)10.45 am (Weather dependent – call beforehand)
4.45 pm5.30 pm
Tuesday 8.45 am9.30 am
4.45 pm5.30 pm
Wednesday to Friday8.45 am9.30 am
10.15 am (Weather dependent – call beforehand)10.45 am (Weather dependent – call beforehand)
4.45 pm5.30 pm
Saturday & Sunday10.00 am10.30 am
4.45 pm5.30 pm

November 1st to January 31st

Day

Dept Clare Isl.

Dept. Roonagh

Monday8.00am (Except on Bank Holidays)8.30am (Except on Bank Holidays)
4.15pm5.00pm
Tuesday To Friday
8.45am9.30am
4.15pm5.00pm
Saturday & Sunday10.00am10.30am
4.15pm5.00pm

Extra sailings for groups can be arranged. All Clare Island ferry times are subject to weather conditions and may be changed or cancelled at short notice. No fuel, oil or gas may be transported on the passenger services.

Tel. Alan 087 9004115. Brian 086 8515003.

The “Very Likely” Small Ferry Boat – 12 Passengers

Extra sailings for groups of 6 or more people can be arranged aboard the “Very Likely”. This ferry boat accommodates 12 people and may be chartered for sightseeing trips around Clare Island, trips to other islands such as Achill & Inishturk, or for diving excursions. The “Pirate Queen” & the “Very Likely”are fully certified by the Department of the Marine & registered with Failte Ireland.

Clare Island Fares

Type

Conditions

Cost

Online Booking Discounted

AdultOver 18€17.00 Return10%
Kids & StudentAged 13 – 18 plus student id holder€12.00 Return10%
ChildAge 5 – 12 Years€8.00 Return10%
ChildAged less than 5Free
O.A.P.With Irish Travel Pass / NI Smart Travel cardsFree
O.A.P.Without Irish Travel Pass / NI Smart Travel cards€17.00 Return10%
GroupsContact for more information on Group Bookings

Contact us for group fares. With your Ferry Ticket, you will receive: FREE Clare Island Walking Brochure FREE Grace O’Malley Information

Clare Island Fares

Type

Conditions

Cost

Online Booking Discounted

AdultOver 18€17.00 Return10%
Kids & StudentAged 13 – 18 plus student id holder€12.00 Return10%
ChildAge 5 – 12 Years€8.00 Return10%
ChildAged less than 5Free
O.A.P.With Irish Travel Pass / NI Smart Travel cardsFree
O.A.P.Without Irish Travel Pass / NI Smart Travel cards€17.00 Return10%
GroupsContact for more information on Group Bookings

Connecting Bus Service for Subsidised Sailings

A connecting bus service is operated to meet the first departure time sailing and last departure time sailing from Roonagh daily (please view timetables) but you must call our office on 098 23737 or 087 900 4115 to pre book your place.

Contact us for group fares

With your Ferry Ticket, you will receive: FREE Clare Island Walking Brochure FREE Grace O’Malley Information