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Ferries to Isle of Man

Where can I get the Ferry to the Isle of Man?

We currently offer several different ferries to the Isle of Man, such as the ferry from Northern Ireland to the Isle of Man, which runs twice weekly; the ferry from Birkenhead in Liverpool, which also runs twice weekly; and a ferry from Dublin to the Isle of Man, which only runs once a week.

Our most common ferries to the Isle of Man are the ferry from Heysham in Lancaster, which runs to the Isle of Man 13 times a week, along with the ferry to the Isle of Man from Liverpool Bootle, which runs 12 times a week.

How long is the Ferry to the Isle of Man?

As there are so many places from which you can get the ferry to the Isle of Man, there is no one crossing time; however, timetables usually range from 2 hours and 45 minutes from Northern Ireland, to 4 hours and 15 minutes for Liverpool Birkenhead, with most journeys usually taking around 3 hours on average. For your specific timings, please check your route before you travel.

How much is the Ferry to the Isle of Man?

Due to the varied number of routes available, and changes to fare prices that occur across different times of the year, please use our fare finder tool in order to discover the best times and prices for your journey.

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Isle Of Man reviews

  • "Satisfaction"

    We are very satisfied with all aspects of our travel with Direct ferries as we have always been with The Steam Packet Company

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  • "Happy Sailing"

    My sailing to Belfast also my return journey to Douglas were very pleasant The crew were helpful and I was very well looked after Thankyou

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  • "First time travellers"

    One person in our little family group is afraid of anything that sits on water and she was not looking forward to the crossing. Imagine how delighted she was to find helpful staff, good seating arrangements and enough going on around her to make the journey a great experience. Fares very good value and a pleasant way to begin a holiday.

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  • "trip to douglas from liverpool on Manannan"

    The smooth fast trip was a delight. perfect conditions on the sea and aboard. Good food and lounge seating .booking the trip was easy on line , the back up emails and the attention to detail was reassuring. I would travel again on the Manannan.

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