‘A gateway between the South and Mid-West’, Shannon
Ferries offer a ferry service between counties Kerry and
Clare, saving travellers a huge 137 kilometres of driving!
Offering an unrivalled service to tourists and locals alike,
allowing them to take in more of Ireland’s beautiful
scenery and tourist hotspots with ease, Shannon Ferries
links the picturesque Tralee and Dingle regions to the
untamed beauty of the Burren and the Cliffs of Moher.
Established in 1969 in response to the demand for a
route across the Shannon Estuary from Kerry to Clare,
the Shannon Ferries service now operates two ferries,
the Shannon Breeze and the Shannon Dolphin, which
depart from Tarbert in Co. Kerry to Killimer in Co. Clare.
Ideally located on the Wild Atlantic Way, Shannon
Ferries offers travellers a break from the road with their
20 minute passage across the Shannon. Aiming to
promote tourism in Kerry and Clare, as well as surrounding
regions, Shannon Ferries facilitate laid back, enjoyable
Choose from the mixture of majestic mountains and ever
changing coastlines, lakelands, woodlands and bustling
towns in Kerry, or the equally majestic Atlantic coastline
in Clare. Loop Head is one of the most remote and
wonderful places in Ireland. The Loop Head Drive will
take you to numerous scenic locations as well as to cliff
angling spots. The County of Limerick is a place of rural
charm and great beauty, with a gently undulating landscape
that varies from the mountains of Ballyhoura in the
Golden Vale to the Shannon Estuary. With Shannon
Ferries, the possibilities are endless and there is something
to suit everyone!
The service accommodates pedestrian passengers,
cyclists, cars, coaches, mini-buses, and commercial
vehicles, with ticket prices starting at €4.50.
Throughout the summer months, the ferries run
from 7.00am to 9.30pm.
ShannonFerry Group Limited,
Killimer, Kilrush, Co Clare.
Tel: +353 65 9053124 Fax: +353 65 9053125