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Belfast to Douglas Ferry

The Belfast to Douglas ferry is operated by Steam Packet. Belfast Douglas Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Belfast Douglas Ferry Times

Belfast Douglas ferries typically depart from Belfast at around 02:30. The average sailing time of the ferry from Douglas to Belfast is approximately 3h 30m.

Belfast to Douglas Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Belfast to Douglas typically range between $107* and $782*. On average the Belfast Douglas ferry is $498*. The cheapest Belfast Douglas ferry prices start from $55*. The average price for a foot passenger is $205*. The average price for a Belfast Douglas car ferry is $682*.

Ferry prices may differ by season and depend on various factors, such as number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

How far is Douglas from Belfast?

The distance between Belfast and Douglas is approximately 104.7 miles (168.5km), or 91.0 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Belfast to Douglas?

Yes, there is a car ferry from Belfast to Douglas provided by Steam Packet. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and tickets for car ferries between Belfast and Douglas.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Belfast Douglas ferry?

Yes, Belfast Douglas ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Belfast to Douglas with Steam Packet.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Northern Ireland to Isle of Man page.
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Belfast - Douglas Route summary
Departure Country UK
Destination Country UK
No. of Operators 1
Operators Steam Packet
Average Price A$492*
Average Weekly Sailings 1
Average Sailing Duration 3h 30m
Fastest Sailing Duration 2h 45m
First Ferry 02:30
Last Ferry 11:15
Distance 91 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Belfast to Douglas?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Belfast to Douglas is approximately 2h 45m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Belfast to Douglas?

The average price of a ferry from Belfast to Douglas is approximately 302 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Belfast to Douglas?

There is 1 ferry operator for Belfast to Douglas and this is
  • Steam Packet

How can I book ferry tickets from Belfast to Douglas?

Ferries from Belfast to Douglas are available for booking through our deal finder, with live prices, timetables and operators.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Belfast to Douglas?

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger from Belfast to Douglas with
  • Steam Packet

Can you take your car on the ferry from Belfast to Douglas?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Belfast to Douglas with
  • Steam Packet

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Belfast to Douglas?

No, pets currently are not allowed onboard this ferry service.

How far is Douglas from Belfast?

The distance between Belfast to Douglas is approximately 91 nautical miles.

Belfast Guide

Belfast Harbour is a main hub in the importation and exportation of goods and for passenger ferry services. Operated by Stena Line, Belfast ferry port provides regular passenger ferry crossings to Cairnryan in Scotland and Liverpool Birkenhead in England. Run by Steam Packet, there are also seasonal services to Douglas on the Isle of Man, across the Irish Sea.

The city of Belfast, in Northern Ireland, is the capital city located in County Antrim, although parts of the city spread over to County Down. The city has a long tradition in the production of Irish linen, tobacco, rope and shipbuilding. In fact, the city's main shipbuilder, Harland and Wolf, is known for building the RMS Titanic in the early 20th Century. Today, Belfast is an important centre for commerce, the arts, higher education, law, business and of course, tourism.


Douglas Guide

Douglas is the Isle of Man's largest town and lies on the east coast of the island, on the edge of a two mile sweeping bay and beach. The offers visitors many things to do and see and its promenade is always a hive of activity. Popular things to do in the town include the guided Story of Mann trail which takes visitors around some of the most famous sites, beginning at the Manx Museum. For petrol heads, the TT Grandstand is always popular and is where spectators can get the best view of the start and finish line of the world famous Isle of Mann TT Race. A trip to the Great Union Camera Obscura on Douglas Head is also worth a visit.

Ferry services from Douglas, operated by The Steam Packet Company, depart to Heysham, Liverpool, Dublin and Belfast. Both conventional and fast ferries are available, although the fast ferries only operate between March and November. Facilities on board the boats include shops, cafes and bars.


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