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.

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May / September – 2021 Clare Island Ferry Times

May / September 2021


Dept Clare Isl.

Dept. Roonagh

Monday to Thursday8.45 am9.30 am
10.15 am11.00 am
4.45 pm5.30 pm
Friday8.45 am9.30 am
10.15 am11.00 am
1.00 pm1.45 pm
4.45 pm5.30 pm
Saturday & Sunday 10.00 am11.00 am
1.00 pm1.45 pm
4.45 pm5.30 pm

Oct to April

October To April 2021/2022


Dept Clare Isl.

Dept. Roonagh

Monday 9.35am10.00 am
Tuesday11.45 am3.00 pm
Wednesday 9.35 am10.00 am
Thursday9.35 am10.00 am
Friday9.35 am


10.00 am

3.00 pm

Extra sailings for groups or private charter 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 MV “Very Likely” Small Fast Ferry Boat – 12 Passengers

The MV “Sea Sprinter”   Fast Ferry – 35 passengers

Extra sailings for groups of 6 or more people can be arranged aboard the Very Likely and Sea Sprinter. These ferries boat can accommodates from 12 to 35 people and may be chartered for sightseeing trips around Clare Island, trips to other islands such as Achill & Inishturk, or for diving excursions. The “Clew Bay Queen, Pirate Queen, Sea Sprinter & Very Likely”are fully certified by the Department of the Marine & registered with Failte Ireland.

Clare Island Fares




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%
 BikesAdults & Student
Electric Bikes
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