The Half-Day Express: A Cliffs of Moher Half-Day Tour from Galway

  • 5.25 Hours
  • Max Guests : 61
  • Daily

An Unmissable Cliffs of Moher Half-Day Tour

Enjoy two full hours at the magnificent Cliffs of Moher! Your Lally Tours ticket includes entrance to the Cliffs and the indoor Cliffs of Moher Visitor Center.

Experience the magic as you stand atop these awe-inspiring cliffs, where sheer edges drop into the wild Atlantic Ocean. Spanning 8 km (5 miles) along County Clare’s coast, the Cliffs of Moher rise 700 feet high. Wander the walking paths and take in the most breathtaking landscape in Ireland, experiencing the renowned Wild Atlantic Way up close.

Worried about catching a connection? No need to stress. We schedule our return to allow ample time for you to connect with national bus and train services to Dublin, Cork, Sligo, Limerick, and more. On rare occasions, traffic may cause slight delays, but we will do our best to inform you of any changes.

Travel benefits of booking The Half-Day Express:

  • Entrance to Cliffs Included + Guaranteed
Enjoy hassle-free access to the Cliffs of Moher with guaranteed entry.
  • Guaranteed a Seat
Relax with a guaranteed seat on our direct route, unlike public buses that may not have seats available.
  • Direct Route
Travel the quickest and most direct way from Galway City to the Cliffs of Moher, saving time and ensuring convenience.
  • Unguided Journey
Sit back and enjoy the peace en route, perfect for non-English speakers and those who prefer a quiet journey.
  • Off Peak Times (AM)
Take advantage of our 8 am timeslot, running from June 15th to September 1st, to arrive at the cliffs during off-peak hours, avoiding the crowds.
  • Return to Galway City in the Afternoon/Evening
Be back in Galway City by afternoon or evening, depending on the time slot chosen, giving you ample time to explore more of the city.

(Looking for more tours from Galway? Why not consider our Galway to Connemara National Park Full-Day Tour.)

Cliffs of Moher Half-Day Tour Highlights

  • Not always like thisFair warning - Fog and poor weather is regular here on the West Coast
  • Absolutely not to be missedYou cannot come to the West of Ireland and not visit the Cliffs of Moher at least once!
  • Includes Entrance to the Cliffs of Moher Visitor ExperienceCafé, Restaurant, Toilet Facilities and Interactive Exhibits
  • Cliffs of Moher Puffin Season is Spring/Summer
  • An Branán Mór Sea StackBig Prince or the Big Raven or Rook, probably named due to its shape when viewed from the sea
  • O'Briens TowerVisit O'Briens Tower at the Cliffs of Moher



When do you operate this Express service?

Please check the calendar to see if we are operating on the date you are interested in travelling with us. Availability is live and up to date

The 12pm and 8am time slots will both appear as options if they are both operating on a day you are interested in

Can I bring my luggage on board?

Yes, no problem. It’s the same coach and driver all day. This is a great idea if you are:
– Checking out of your accommodation on the day of the tour
– Coming straight from an incoming connection that morning
– Catching an outgoing connection straight after the tour

Is there a discount available?

The best rates are available by booking direct on Also, it’s best to purchase multiple tours at the same time to avail of bundled discounts.

Can I display my ticket on my mobile phone?

Yes, we actively encourage a paperless environment as much as possible

What should I bring with me?

Camera – You’ll see many beautiful landscapes and iconic Irish sights, so many guests bring their own camera

Comfortable Shoes – On each of our tours, we make stops that can require lengthy walks. Make sure you wear comfortable shoes so you don’t miss out on Ireland’s hidden gems!

Weatherproofing – If the forecast is showing anything other than 100% sunshine, you should probably bring a rain jacket. All of our coaches have air-conditioning, but in the winter months it is advised to bring a scarf and/or gloves to keep you warm and snug when you’re outside in the elements.

How long do we spend at the Cliffs of Moher?

You have 2 x hours to independantly explore the Cliffs of Moher.

Your ticket includes the entrance fee to the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Center where you will find a café, restaurant, toilet facilities, wifi and an interactive exhibition.

Do you have an office in Galway?

Yes we do! Our HQ is the Explore Galway Kiosk in Eyre Square. Please come and say hello ahead of your trip and ask for some local tips for Galway and the West of Ireland.

What is the max amount of people on this tour?

In peak season, there can be a max of 61 people on this tour.

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