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Dublin to Cliffs of Moher & The Burren

Dublin to Cliffs of Moher & The Burren

Visit the Cliffs of Moher and Burren from Dublin!

Explore the most popular sights of Ireland’s west coast on our professional guided day tour from Dublin to the Cliffs of Moher and the Burren. Discover rugged coastlines, windswept landscapes, rare flora and Irish culture that make The Burren unique. Travel along the Wild Atlantic Way returning to Galway.

Tour Type
Bus Tours
Shuttle Service

AvailableAll Year

Duration15 Days

Departs FromDublin City

Departure PointAston Quay

Departs at06:45

Group TourYes

Guided TourPartially

Pick Up AvailableNo

Relax and travel in comfort as you depart Dublin via Citylink’s Express Service to Galway (this includes free wifi and toilets). You have a day full of adventure ahead of you! You will have approximately 30-45 minutes in Galway before heading into the Burren – plenty of time to enjoy a cup of coffee, tea or breakfast at one of our neighboring cafes.

As you travel through the Burren, listen to your expert driver/guide share information and history of Galway and surrounding area. Exit the coach to visit windswept landscapes independently and explore Ireland’s exposed limestone terrain, jagged cliffs and untamed Atlantic Ocean. Spend 1.5 hours walking and exploring the Cliffs of Moher. Venture to the South platform for the best views of the unique colony of seabirds. Following the featured stops of the trip, you’ll travel back to Galway along the Wild Atlantic Way, offering many photo opportunities of the coast – so keep your cameras ready!

Returning to Dublin is easy and flexible! Choose to return after the day tour, or spend the night in Galway. The choice is yours!

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

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

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

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.

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


Have lunch at the famous Fitzpatrick’s Pub.

Length: 45 minutes


  • Transportation to/from Dublin via Citylink’s Non-Stop Express Galway-Dublin Service
  • Entrance to the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience
  • Driver/guide

Not Included

  • Food and drink
  • Entrance to Aillwee Cave / Bird’s of Prey Experience
  • Gratuities (optional)

Citylink Pick Up Point - Aston Quay

Galway Coach Station

Dunguaire Castle

Ailwee Cave

Cliffs of Moher


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