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Lough Foyle Ferry

The Pier, Greencastle, Ireland
+353 74 938 1901
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The Ferry no longer operates

This ferry service is no longer in operation when we went to use the ferry so avoid travelling to it

Reviewed 5 days ago
Roger A
via mobile
Time saver!!

We took the ferry from Green Castle to Northern Ireland as we were heading to Giant's Causeway... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2016
Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
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“Linking the Wild Atlantic Way with the Causeway Coast” Linking two of the world’s most spectacular and breathtaking coastal drives, Lough Foyle Ferry operates a roll on / roll off car and passenger ferry from Greencastle, Co. Donegal to Magilligan, Co. Derry ~ Londonderry. The ferry operates a continuous service 7 days per week. The crossing takes 15 minutes and tickets are available to purchase on board. Sailing Times: First Crossing ex-Greencastle 7am (Sunday sailing commences at 9am) Last Crossing ex-Magilligan 9.45pm Fares 20% cheaper than 2015 Sails Every 45 Minutes
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  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
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The Pier, Greencastle, Ireland
+353 74 938 1901
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This ferry service is no longer in operation when we went to use the ferry so avoid travelling to it

2  Thank Roger A
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We took the ferry from Green Castle to Northern Ireland as we were heading to Giant's Causeway. What a time saver! This shaved an hour off our trip. You could exit your vehicle to take pictures of the lovely scenery. The trip only took about...More

1  Thank Bellarus
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Called here on our way back from Malin Head to Belfast and forgot that the ferry was working - someone in our group thought that it was closed. Delighted to say that it wasn't. Bigger than I thought andgood to see lots of cars/people using...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

While my girlfriend and I where in Donegal which is the most beautiful country in the world on our way home to Belfast we decided to take the ferry the staff very helpful and friendly nice experience

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Ideal short cut to Donegal from Belfast. Ideal for families, golf, etc. 15 minute crossing. Can be cancelled at short notice, so check website regularly!

Thank TonyMoores
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I was staying in Redcastle and rather then drive up and down the peninsula I chose the ferry from Greencastle to Magilligan. "Nice and relaxing" and wonderful views.

Thank tomapar
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Quick and easy on and off about 10 minutes to cross, staff were friendly views looking back to greencastle are lovely

Thank Boothville
Reviewed 6 September 2016

A vital linl between communities on both sides of Lough Foyle and linking two divided parts of Ireland, Magilligan which is a beautiful spit of sand on the Northern Ireland side of the Lough, and Greencastle on the Irish side. It's a relatively quick trip...More

Thank dannymcl
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Having driven miles from Antrim to eat in Kealy's and then take quick route back across from Donegal, we discovered the ferry was off for maintenance for 3/4 days. Didn't see listed on website nor were the times of the ferries available. Room for improvement.

Thank JohnMcUK
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Went on spur of the moment trip from Magilligan to Green castle. Ferry men were lovely, very friendly. In fact the Captain waved back to my 6 year old son who was madly waving at him and sounded the horn for him. Very reasonable prices...More

Thank Miniehaha
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Jackie K
Is this ferry going to be back on again or not --- nobody seems to be giving out the information and people are enquiring about it? Terrible way to run a business when public are not kept informed
22 June 2017|
Response from Roger A | Reviewed this property |
it is my understanding the contract was withdrawn 2016 when or if it recommence i am not sure