Doolin Cave is located 15 minutes drive from the Cliffs of Moher and 5 minutes from Doolin on the R479 (Doolin to Fanore Road). Car parking at Doolin Cave is free.We cater for small group tours and we offer free parking for small buses. If you’d prefer to sit back and let someone else do the driving, Doolin is served by a national bus service. There are other options if coming from different areas.
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Where possible we recommend flying to Shannon Airport, a small, modern and accessible airport, located under 65km (40 miles) from Doolin – less than an hour’s drive. For direct routes, timetables and information check out the Shannon Airport website. shannonairport.ie
If you’re anxious to ‘see it all’ at your own pace, it’s best to hire a car. There are a number of hire companies located at the arrivals terminal in all Irish airports.
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Hiring a private driver is a popular way for small groups and families to see Doolin and the Burren. Tours are built around your ideal Irish holiday and are a great way to immerse yourself in the culture and meet the people who know and love the area.
If you’d prefer to sit back and let someone else do the driving, Doolin is served by a national bus service. There are other options if coming from different areas.
From Shannon Airport take the Bus Eireann Route 343 Bus to Ennis, then transfer to the Bus Eireann Route 350 which stops in Doolin Village.
From Galway take the Bus Eireann Route 350 Bus to Doolin.
From Dublin / Dublin Airport via Galway by bus take the Dublin to Galway City Link express bus to Galway City, then transfer to the Bus Eireann Route 350 Bus to Doolin. By train via Galway, take the Irish Rail Dublin Heuston to Galway City train, then transfer to the Bus Eireann Route 350 Bus to Doolin.
Once in Doolin Village you will need to get a local taxi from the village to Doolin Cave. You can alternatively walk the 5kms but beware of oncoming traffic on the narrow roads.
Check out this handy journey planner for public transport information here.