All roads lead to Arranmore!


Arranmore Island is approximately three miles off the Irish coast. Travel to and from the island is by local ferry, and all ferries leave the mainland from Burtonport Harbour (journey: 15 minutes approx.)

Arranmore Fast Ferry provides a courtesy bus service from the ferry to us. Please contact them in advance to secure booking, at or phone +353 (0) 87 317 1810

Arranmore Island Car & Passenger Ferry also travel daily to and from the island. Contact them at or phone +353 (0)74 95 42233 / 074 95 20532

Timetables are available on both their websites. Please remember to contact the ferry companies in advance to secure your booking.

Travelling by Car to Burtonport Harbour

From Dublin via Cavan, Enniskillen N3 - N56
From Dublin via Sligo N4 - N15 – N66
From Galway via Sligo N17 - N15 – N56
From Belfast via Derry & Letterkenny M2 – A6 – N13
If you are travelling by car, it is advisable to obtain a route from the AA website.

Travelling by Bus to Burtonport Harbour

From Derry/Letterkenny check the current timetable (Derry-Dungloe route) at Swilly Bus Service
From Enniskillen/Donegal check current timetable at McGeehan Coaches, or phone +353 (0) 95 46 150
For other local services, contact Doherty's Travel at +353 (0) 95 211 05
From Dublin and other major towns, see Bus Eireann , or phone +353 (0) 91 600 66
For other options (including private coach hire) visit Go

Travelling by Air to Burtonport Harbour

The nearest airport is 9 miles (15 km) from Burtonport, Donegal (Carrickfinn) Airport. You can buy direct flights to Arranmore Island, and also check out their Special Offers for flight and accomodation deals.
Visit their website here, or phone: +353 (0) 95 48 237

Travelling by Rail to Burtonport Harbour

Sligo Rail Station is the nearest railway station to Burtonport (82 miles/132 km) and operates frequent services to/from Dublin. For the nearest train from your location, see


Approximate Distances to Burtonport Harbour are:
Dublin - 180 miles
Belfast - 130 miles
Sligo - 82 miles
Galway - 170 miles
Shannon - 220 miles

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