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Douglas to Heysham Ferry

Depending on the season their are usually 1 daily and 12 weekly sailings between Douglas and Heysham. The Douglas to Heysham ferry is operated by Steam Packet. Douglas Heysham Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Douglas Heysham Ferry Times

The earliest Douglas Heysham ferry typically departs Douglas at about 08:00. The average sailing time of a ferry from Douglas to Heysham is approximately 3h 44m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 2h 30m.

Douglas to Heysham Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Douglas to Heysham typically range between $78* and $778*. On average the Douglas Heysham ferry is $406*. The cheapest Douglas Heysham ferry prices start from $55*. The average price for a foot passenger is $182*. The average price for a Douglas Heysham car ferry is $674*.

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

How far is Heysham from Douglas?

The distance between Douglas and Heysham is approximately 107.7 miles (173.4km), or 93.6 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Douglas to Heysham?

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

Are foot passengers allowed on the Douglas Heysham ferry?

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

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Douglas - Heysham Route summary
Departure Country UK
Destination Country UK
No. of Operators 1
Operators Steam Packet
Average Price A$400*
Average Daily Sailings 1
Average Weekly Sailings 12
Average Sailing Duration 3h 44m
Fastest Sailing Duration 2h 30m
First Ferry 08:00
Last Ferry 20:30
Distance 93 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 Douglas to Heysham?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Douglas to Heysham is approximately 3h 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 Douglas to Heysham?

The average price of a ferry from Douglas to Heysham is approximately 246 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Douglas to Heysham?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Douglas to Heysham?

Ferries from Douglas to Heysham 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 Douglas to Heysham?

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

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

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

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

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

How far is Heysham from Douglas?

The distance between Douglas to Heysham is approximately 93 nautical miles.

Douglas Guide

Douglas on the Isle of Man is a town and the island's capital. It is located at the mouth of the River Douglas which forms part of the town's harbour and commercial port. Situated on a bay that is roughly 2 miles long, Douglas is the main commercial hub on the island for business, finance, legal services, transport, shopping, entertainment and shipping.

There are many things to see and do in Douglas including the Tower Refuge which is a small castle like shelter built on Conister Rock in Douglas Bay as a sanctuary for shipwrecked sailors. Visitors also enjoy taking a ride on a horse drawn tram which operates along the promenade from the Sea Terminal to the Manx Electric Railway. There are also steam trains that run for 15 miles from Douglas railway station to Port Erin in the south of the island. Finally, for petrol heads, the Isle of Man TT motorcycle race, which is held annually, starts and ends in Douglas.

Douglas Port is the primary and only ferry port on the Isle of Man, with services connecting the island with the British Isles and the Irish mainland. The ferry terminal is situated on the waterfront, on Central Promenade, right in the heart of the city.


Heysham Guide

The coastal village of Heysham is located in the Lancaster district and lies on the shores of Morecambe Bay, just a short distance from both Morecambe and Lancaster. The village has some lovely 17th century cottages and its colourful floral displays have won the Britain in Bloom's Gold Small Village on two occasions. The village was also a popular location for the celebrated British painter, JMW Turner, who painted the village along with its lakeland backdrop in the 1790's.

The site of the village has been inhabited in one way or another since the Stone Age and as a result there are many ancient sites located in and around the village. These sites include one of the best Anglo-Viking sites to be found in the north west of England. Visitors to the village enjoy strolling around The Barrows, an area of cliffs where many tools and pottery artefacts have been found, which suggests that it was once an ancient burial ground.

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company runs ferry services from Heysham to Douglas on the Isle of Man. There are also ferry service to Ireland.


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