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There are 3 ways to get from Inishmore to Ballyvaghan by ferry, taxi or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Ferry, taxi

  1. Take the ferry from Inis Mór to Doolin
  2. Take a taxi from Doolin to Ballyvaghan

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus

  1. Take the ferry from Inis Mór to Doolin
  2. Take the bus from Lisdoonvarna, stop 351001 to Ballyvaughan, stop 357561

1 alternative option

Ferry, line 525 bus, bus

  1. Take the ferry from Inishmore Ferry to Rossaveel Ferry
  2. Take the line 525 bus from Rossaveel Pier to Queen Street Galway
  3. Take the bus from Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 to Ballyvaughan, stop 357551

Inishmore to Ballyvaghan by ferry and bus

The journey time between Inishmore and Ballyvaghan is around 3h 35m and covers a distance of around 62 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h. Operated by Doolin Ferry Co, Doolin Ferries, Bus Eireann and others, the Inishmore to Ballyvaghan service departs from Inis Mór and arrives in Ballyvaughan, stop 357561. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Services
3h 35m Average Duration
€46 Cheapest Price
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Inishmore → Ballyvaghan
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ballyvaghan is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ballyvaghan is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Ballyvaghan is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 17 May 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Inishmore to Ballyvaghan is to ferry and bus which costs €45 - €55 and takes 3h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Inishmore to Ballyvaghan is to ferry and taxi which costs €70 - €90 and takes 56 min.

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It is approximately 38 km to get from Inishmore to Ballyvaghan.

The best way to get from Inishmore to Ballyvaghan without a car is to ferry and taxi which takes 56 min and costs €70 - €90.

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It takes approximately 56 min to get from Inishmore to Ballyvaghan, including transfers.

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There are 143+ hotels available in Ballyvaghan. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Inishmore to Ballyvaghan.
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  • Distance: 37.6 km
  • Duration: 56 min

What companies run services between Inishmore, IE-G, Ireland and Ballyvaghan, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Inishmore to Ballyvaghan. However, you can take the ferry to Doolin then take the taxi to Ballyvaghan. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Inishmore to Ballyvaghan via Doolin, Doolin Pier, stop 356041, and Lisdoonvarna, stop 351001 in around 3h 35m.

Bus operators
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Lisdoonvarna, stop 351001 to Ballyvaughan, stop 357561
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 to Ballyvaughan, stop 357551
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Bus Eireann
Local Link Limerick Clare
Phone
069-62546
Email
limerickclare@locallink.ie
Website
locallinklc.ie
Bus from Lisdoonvarna to Ballyvaghan
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Local Link Limerick Clare
Island Ferries Teoranta
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Rossaveel Pier to Queen Street Galway
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
Island Ferries Teoranta
Ferry operators
Doolin Ferry Co
Phone
+353 65 707 5555
Email
info@doolinferry.com
Website
doolinferry.com
Ferry from Inis Mór to Doolin
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€39
Website
Doolin Ferry Co
Doolin Ferries
Phone
+353 87 2453 239
Email
info@doolinferries.com
Website
doolinferries.com
Ferry from Inishmore Ferry to Doolin Ferry
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Doolin Ferries
Aran Island Ferries
Phone
+353 91 568903
Email
info@aranislandferries.com
Website
aranislandferries.com
Ferry from Inishmore Ferry to Rossaveel Ferry
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Aran Island Ferries
Other operators
Taxi from Doolin to Ballyvaghan
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
€35 - €50

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