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Dublin to Cliffs of Moher & Connemara

2-Day Cliffs of Moher and Connemara Tours!

Escape the hustle and bustle of Dublin for a 2-Day adventure in the West of Ireland. See the Cliffs of Moher, Burren, Connemara, Kylemore Abbey, and Galway City! Spend the night in the Medieval city of Galway and experience it’s great nightlife.

This bundle includes transportation from Dublin to Galway, a Cliffs of Moher and Burren Day Tour and a Connemara Day Tour. Following each excursion, you’ll return to Galway. You’ll have the evening to explore Galway on your own, of course we’ll share our favourite suggestions for dinner or traditional Irish music- just ask! Your return journey to Dublin is up to you – choose to return following your last tour, or choose to stay additional nights in Galway.

Tour Type
Bus Tours
Shuttle Service

AvailableAll Year

Duration2 Days

Departs FromDublin City

Departure PointAston Quay

Departs at06:45

Group TourYes

Guided TourPartially

Pick Up AvailableNo

Connemara Day Tour Highlights

Experience the majestic landscapes of Connemara. From the rugged Twelve Pins Mountains to the glassy lakes and bogland, this region is absolutely breathtaking! Spend 2 hours exploring the enchanting Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Gardens before heading back to Galway for the evening.

Cliffs of Moher Day Tour Highlights

Head south to through the windswept, limestone region known as the Burren. Explore the dramatic underworld of the Burren at the Aillwee Cave. You’ll spend 1.5 hours at the awe-inspiring Cliffs of Moher before heading back to Galway along the Wild Atlantic Way.

6:45AM: Depart Dublin via Citylink Non-Stop Express, Aston Quay

9:15AM: Arrive to Galway City New Coach Station

Cliffs of Moher Itinerary

10:00AM: Depart Galway to begin Cliffs of Moher and Burren Day Tour

  • Dunguaire Castle
  • Aillwee Cave / Birds of Prey Experience
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Doolin

5:30PM: (approx) Return to Galway City New Coach Station

 

Connemara Day Tour Itinerary

10:00AM: Depart Galway to begin Connemara Day Tour

  • Leenane
  • Killary Fjord
  • Kylemore Abbey
  • Spiddal

5:30PM: (approx) Return to Galway City New Coach Station

 

6:15PM*: (flexible) Depart to Dublin via Citylink Non-Stop Express Service

8:45PM*: (flexible) Arrive to Dublin, Bachelor’s Walk

*Several choices of return time. You may stay a few hours in Galway or head back to Dublin straight away. Choose time upon checkout.

 

Flexible Return Times

A return journey to Dublin is included in your ticket! After your third tour, choose a convenient departure time to depart from the Galway Coach Station (18:15 or 19:15). In about 2 hours, 30 minutes, you’ll arrive back to Dublin City Centre.

Carrying a lot of baggage? No need to worry! You can bring your luggage with you on the tour. Our coaches are equipped with luggage lockers, where you can store your bags for the duration of your tour. The tours return to the Galway Coach Station, so you can easily transfer to your Citylink bus.

Cliffs of Moher Featured Stops

Dunguaire Castle (Kinvara)

Standing tall watching over Galway Bay, this iconic 1520’s castle was the Royal Palace of Guaire Aidhne, King of Connacht.

Length: 15 minutes

Aillwee Cave and Birds of Prey Exhibition

Trek through Ireland’s natural, showcase cave or interact with birds in flight. Not feeling adventurous? A cafe is located on the grounds showcasing a menu of local food and coffee options.

Length: 30 minutes

Cliffs of Moher & Visitor Centre

FREE ADMISSION! Encounter a moment of magic as you stand atop these awe-inspiring, rigid cliffs with edges dropping into the untamed Atlantic Ocean. Stretching 8km (5 miles) along the Atlantic coast of County Clare, The Cliffs of Moher  stand 700 feet tall.

Length: 1 hour 30 minutes

Doolin

Have lunch at the famous Fitzpatrick’s Pub.

Length: 45 minutes

 

Connemara Day Tour Featured Stops

Leenane Village

A small mountain-side town bursting with Irish charm (also the setting for the 1990 film ‘The Field’ starring Richard Harris and John Hurt).

Length: 30 minutes

Killary Fjord

Ireland’s only fjord serves the natural border between counties Galway and Mayo.

Length: 10 minutes

Kylemore Abbey

Extravagantly placed on a lake in the midst of the mountains, this 19th century abbey has was originally built by Mitchell Henry as a gift to his wife, Margaret. The Kylemore Abbey provided many improvements to the land after the Great Famine: reclaiming bogland, providing locals with work, shelter and even education. Today, visitors can explore the Abbey (now owned and run by Benedictine nuns), miniature Gothic Church and award winning-walled Victorian walled gardens. Admission to the abbey and gardens is not included in Lally’s ticket price.

Length: 2 hours

An Spidéal

A picturesque Gaeltacht (Irish Speaking) village. It is home to many traditional thatched roof homes, scenic coastlines and beautiful beaches.

Length: 30 minutes

Inclusions

  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Entrance to Cliffs of Moher & Visitor Centre
  • Professional and Experienced Driver/Guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop off (Arrange in advance)

Not Included

  • Food and beverages
  • Entrance to Kylemore Abbey and Walled Gardens
  • Entrance to Aillwee Cave and entrance to Birds of Prey Centre
  • Gratuities (optional)
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Citylink Departure Point

Galway Coach Station

Dunguaire Castle

Ailwee Cave

Cliffs of Moher

Doolin

Leenane

Killary Fjord

Kylemore Abbey

Spiddal

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