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Ferry schedule to Inisheer

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Ferry schedule to Inisheer

Just curious to know when the Doolin - Aran ferry season ends . The ferry websites give sailings March -October , but tried to book mid October last year to be told ferrys had stopped running for the winter ?

Is the timetable March to end of September or to a certain date in October - the ferry websites don't give dates, similarly the B&Bs on the island ( Inisheer) seem to have variable closing for winter ?

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1. Re: Ferry schedule to Inisheer

Depends on the weather and numbers, the only reason the ferry runs into October is the spill from Lisdoonvarna's matchmaking festival, tourist numbers die down the end of September and whilst the sun was shining at Moher today the seas didn't look too inviting.

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2. Re: Ferry schedule to Inisheer

Fly from Inverin, it's the way to go. Too much messing with the ferry from Doolin this time of year.

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3. Re: Ferry schedule to Inisheer

Contact the ferry companies directly through email/phone. The likelihood is that they will still be running until late October. As far as B&B on the island is concerned there are till plenty of options this time of year. The following link should help with that. http://discoverinisoirr.com/

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4. Re: Ferry schedule to Inisheer

Eoin

you will find October sailings options on https:/…

Many thanks and enjoy.

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5. Re: Ferry schedule to Inisheer

The ferries in Doolin normally go till the end of October, but as the Atlantic winter swells start approaching they have to react to the weather patterns and may close a week or so early. But their goal is to go to the end of October.

But everything in Doolin is fully open in October and you would have a great choice of B&B's, Hotels, Inns, Hostels etc. to choose from if the Ocean isn't behaving, and live music in all the pubs every night. Unfortunately I do not know the opening schedule of the B&Bs on the Islands, but it is a lovely place to stay.

As the dates of your arrival are approaching I would recommend contacting the ferries companies to get a more up to date assessment.

Contact details for both ferry companies are https://www.doolin.ie/do/doolin2aran-ferries/ and https:/…

Enjoy your return visit

Anthony

Doolin Tourism Member

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