How to get to Cliffs of Moher, Ireland: check out our tips and discover the best tour options for Cliffs of Moher and ticket price

The bucolic landscape of Cliffs of Moher stamp the main travel guides and windows of tourist agencies in Ireland. The tour is undoubtedly one of the must-see in the country and certainly deserves to be on your travel itinerary.

The tour to the Cliffs of Moher can be done in just one day trip. leaving from major cities in Ireland such as Dublin, Galway, Limerick, Cork and even the city of Belfast in the neighboring country of Northern Ireland.

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How to reach Cliffs of Moher

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The Cliffs of Moher are listed by UNESCO and the tourist complex welcomes over 1 million people a year. The location was also the setting for blockbusters such as Harry Potter & the Half Blood Prince (2009) and Ryan's Daughter (1970).

Curious? So check out our tips to make the most of it and learn how to get to the cliffs.

But what are the Cliffs of Moher anyway?

Tour Cliffs pf Moher

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The Cliffs of Moher are gigantic cliffs over 200 meters high, formed by rocks and massive walls that border the Atlantic Ocean. These rock formations date back over 300 million years and form one of the most surreal landscapes in Ireland. 

Access to the cliffs is made from the top of the walls in a self-guided trail with 8 km of extension, allowing to contemplate the natural attraction from different angles.



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The value to enter tourist complex it only costs 8 euros. The entrance to the attraction houses a small center with interactive information about the geology, fauna and flora of the place, in addition, the space is also formed by a cafe and a small souvenir shop. 

Upon arriving at the beginning of the path that directs tourists to the various viewpoints on the cliffs, visitors will have two trail options to follow. To the right is O'Brien's Tower, an 1835 construction that serves as an observation point.

The path to the left side guides visitors to the highest areas of the cliffs, allowing for a magical view of the cliffs. 

How to get to Cliffs of Moher

Cliffs of Moher Ireland

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The cliffs are located on the west coast of Ireland, near the friendly village of Liscannor, in County Clare. 

First, it is important to know that there are different ways to get to the Cliffs of Moher. So the best way for you to see the attraction will depend on your location and your travel time in Ireland.

The vast majority of tourists who disembark at the Emerald Isle, decide to choose Dublin as their first stop at first, due to the great connection with other airports in Europe and North America that the destination offers.

Those leaving the Irish capital (opposite side of the island) will need to cross the 267 km distance, in approximately 3:30 journey time. There are several tour options offered by agencies departing from Dublin for 1 or 2 days, with the option of stopping in Galway.

Another way used by tourists to reach the cliffs is by renting a car and making the journey autonomously.  

The fastest and most comfortable way to reach the attraction is by plane from the city of Galway, approximately 80 km away or 1:20 by car.

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