In association with - Galway's public transport information site

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Trial ferry service between Ballyvaughan and Galway City

logo of Ballyvaughan Bay Hop:  a small rib-style boat, emerging from a blue wild-flower
Ballyvaughan Bay Hop have received funding, through the TransTourism Project from the Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark to run a trial Ballyvaughan - Galway City ferry service in September 2013.

The service will operate from Monday 2 September until Friday 13 September, in association with local operator O'Brien Line.

  • Timetable:
    Mon-Fri, from Ballyvaughan at 7:45am and 5pm,   from Galway 8:45am and 6pm.
    Sat:  from Ballyvaughan 11am and 5pm, from Galway 12-noon and 6pm
  • Fares:  
    Single - €12,   Return - €20,   Family Return (2 adults, 2 children under 16) - €45
    Commuter 10-Journey - €80 or an extra discount applies if purchased before 23 August - email for a discount code,
  • Commuter parking is available at the pier in Ballyvaughan.

The boat is fully-enclosed and can carry 12 passengers - see the Ballyvaughan Bay Hop website for bookings.