Doolin to Aran Inis Meain Ferries
Cruise from Doolin to Aran Islands

Inis Meain Ferries

Take one of our Inis Meain ferries from Doolin to Aran and discover this magical island. Inis Meain is the middle and second largest Aran Island. It is the least populated island but famously know for the home of Aran Knitwear. It takes only 25 minutes to get from Doolin to Inis Meain on our fast ferries. Inis Meain ferries depart three times daily from Doolin Harbour.

Facilities on

on Inis Meain

Part of Inis Meain’s charm is that it is not overly touristy and is suited for someone looking to get away from the hustle and bustle.


Inis Meáin is a contemporary restaurant with stunning panoramic views of the Island. The restaurant serves island sourced dishes with seafood and local vegetables the specialty.

Tel: +353 (0) 868266026 also visit

Teach Ósta Teach Ósta

A lovely pub perfect on a summers evening.

Tig Congaile

They serve local seafood dishes and artisan quiches, located in Moore Village.

Tel: +353 (0) 99 73085, E:

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Accomdation on

Inis Meain

Inis Meain has been recently recognized  as a “retreat island”. This is probably because of the Inis Meain Restaurant & Suites. Described as an elemental travel experience, this is a must stop when visiting inis meain from Doolin to Aran.

The suites embrace the natural beauty of the landscape on Inis Meain with amazing panoramic views of the rugged island and sea. The restaurant offers a taste-the-view dining experience with a large glass windows  revealing the surrounding island and ocean

You can also stay at Cois Cuain. This B&B is perfect when staying on Inis Meain and is close to all the amazing sights you can see on the island.

Tel: +353 87 9728796

Places to visit

on Inis Meain

Teach Synge

This 300 year old cottage has now be restored to a museum of the great playwright John Millington Synge (1871-1909). He gained most of his inspiration from Inis Meain and we can see why!

Cathaoir Synge

Here is where the playwright Synge sat and overlooked Inis Meain and regularly wrote. It also has an amazing view of Inis Mor.

Dun Conchubhuir

Named after Conchur, the brother of Aonghas, this magnificent oval stone fort contains a number of hut formations.

Leaba Dhiarmid is Grainne

Collapsed Neolithic wedge tomb named after the tragic lovers from Irish mythology. Dun Fearbhai This stone fort dates back to the first century with an excellent view to the north of the island.

Seipeal Eoin agus Naomh Mhuire gan Smal

Church erected in 1939 with beautiful stained glass windows by Harry Clarke. Teampall na Seacht Mac Ri Early Christian church; formerly a place of pilgrimage.


Or check out our top 5 must see attractions on Inis Meain.

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What our Customers Say

Our Reviews

Excellent service for years.

Patrick Daly

We had a fabulous day on the islands. The staff on the ferry were friendly, confident and very aware of customer needs. Adhered to covid guidelines which made us...

Carmel Kirwan

Always a pleasure to visit Doolin.

Jerry O’Leary