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Liverpool Douglas Ferry

The ferry from Liverpool to Douglas typically sails 1 times daily and up to 9 times weekly. The Liverpool to Douglas ferry is operated by Steam Packet. Liverpool Douglas Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Liverpool Douglas Ferry Times

The earliest Liverpool Douglas ferry typically departs Liverpool at about 03:15. The average sailing time of a ferry from Liverpool to Douglas is approximately 2h 45m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 2h 45m.

Liverpool to Douglas Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Liverpool to Douglas typically range between $185* and $899*. On average the Liverpool Douglas ferry is $567*. The cheapest Liverpool Douglas ferry prices start from $44*. The average price for a foot passenger is $236*. The average price for a Liverpool Douglas car ferry is $728*.

Ferry prices may differ by season and depend on various factors, such as number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time. Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days, last updated 05 July, 2023.

How far is Douglas from Liverpool?

The distance between Liverpool and Douglas is approximately 112.0 miles (180.3km), or 97.4 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas?

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

Are foot passengers allowed on the Liverpool Douglas ferry?

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

Liverpool Douglas Ferry Operator Schedules

  • Steam Packet - 6 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings

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Liverpool - Douglas Route summary
Departure Country UK
Destination Country UK
No. of Operators 1
Operators Steam Packet
Average Price A$580*
Average Daily Sailings 1
Average Weekly Sailings 8
Average Sailing Duration 2h 45m
First Ferry 03:15
Last Ferry 21:45
Distance 97 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Liverpool to Douglas?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Liverpool 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 Liverpool to Douglas?

    The average price of a ferry from Liverpool to Douglas is approximately 293 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Liverpool to Douglas?

    There is 1 ferry operator for Liverpool to Douglas and this is
    • Steam Packet
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Liverpool to Douglas?

    Ferries from Liverpool 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 Liverpool to Douglas?

    Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger from Liverpool to Douglas with
    • Steam Packet
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Liverpool to Douglas?

    Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Liverpool to Douglas with
    • Steam Packet
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Liverpool to Douglas?

    No, pets currently are not allowed onboard this ferry service.
  • How far is Douglas from Liverpool?

    The distance between Liverpool to Douglas is approximately 97 nautical miles.

Liverpool Guide

The city of Liverpool is located in the north west of England, on the eastern shore of the Mersey Estuary. The city's diverse population, drawn from a wide range of nationalities, cultures and religions, particularly from Ireland have resulted in a city with a long and rich history. In 2007 the city celebrated its 800th anniversary and was also the European City of Culture in the same year, along with Stavanger in Norway. The city was also labelled the World Capital of Pop by Guinness World Records because of its world famous link with The Beatles and other groups from the Merseybeat era. Parts of the city have also been declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites, in recognition of the city's rich heritage.

The Port of Liverpool, which is one of the United Kingdom's major ports, is spread over both shores of the River Mersey. On the Liverpool side of the river are the Passenger Ferry Terminals where passengers can purchase drinks and snacks. There are two daily crossings to Ireland with a crossing time of around 3 hours and 45 minutes which are currently operated by Super Seacat Fast Ferries. There are also two services each day to Dublin in Ireland with a crossing time of around 8 hours, five daily sailings to Douglas on the Isle of Man, with a crossing time of 2 hours and 30 minutes, and two daily crossings to Belfast in Northern Ireland with a crossing time of around 8 hours.


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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