The Ferry and Access

How to travel to the island

Clare Island is three miles off the west Mayo coastline and the ferry departs from Roonagh Pier, outside Louisburgh.

There are 4 return sailings per day all year round with the number increasing during the summer months. 

You can bring in a vehicle for a week stay. Contact Brian or Alan for more details on 086 8515003 or 087 9004115

Please contact us before making a Ferry Reservation between September and May. For Ferry Reservations between June and August, please use the link below 

Sample Ferry Times for Winter Months 

Monday to Friday 

  • Depart Clare Island – 7.45am / 1.00pm / 4.45pm / 6.00pm
  • Depart Roonagh Pier – 8.05am / 1.30pm / 5.00pm / 6.45pm
Saturday & Sunday 
  • Depart Clare Island – 9.00am / 1.00pm / 4.45pm / 6.00pm
  • Depart Roonagh Pier – 9.30am / 1.30pm / 5.00pm / 6.45pm