Ferry services link the county to the Gaeltacht communities of Tory Island and Árainn Mhór off the west coast. There are also seasonal ferry services on Lough Foyle, linking Magilligan in County Derry to Greencastle in County Donegal. On Lough Swilly, you can take a ferry from Buncrana to Rathmullan.
Buncrana - Rathmullan crossing
Seasonal car ferry service operating from June - mid-September
Swilly Ferry summer schedule resumed on 1st June 2023
Greencastle Port to Magilligan Port
Seasonal car ferry service from June - mid-September
Sailings in 2023 commenced on 1st June 2023. There are no set times during the day for sailing. This service starts at 9am and the ferry sails constantly between Greencastle and Magilligan until 8.15pm. Last sail is always 8pm from Greencastle and 8.15pm from Magilligan. One crossing takes around 14 minutes with 3 crossings per hour on average. You can purchase your tickets online.
Arranmore Island ~ Árainn Mhor
Daily sailings from Burtonport
Gola Island ~ Gabhla
Cé Mhachaire Gathlán (Magheragallan Pier) to Bun Beag (Bunbeg)
Inishbofin Island ~ Inis Bó Finne
10-minute boat trip from Machaire Rabhartaigh (Magheraroarty)
Inisfree Island ~ Inis Fraoigh
Tory Island ~ Toraigh
Daily sailing from Machaire Rabhartaigh Pier
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