Liverpool
Douglas
Ferries to Isle of Man
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Liverpool Douglas Ferry

Connecting the city of Liverpool on the coast of England with the town of Douglas on the Isle of Man, this ferry route is one of the most popular ferry routes that connects the Isle of Man with the mainland of England.

From the city of Liverpool, a beautiful city famous for its red brick buildings, as well as its history as a commerce and shipbuilding hub, and is now one of the best cities of culture in the UK, thanks to its musical heritage and lively local culture, to the town of Douglas, the largest town on the Isle of Man, and home to the quaint buildings and picturesque cobbled streets that are one of the most popular draws for visitors, as well as it being the main hub to the rest of the island, including the pretty steam train that runs to certain destinations on some days.

With up to 12 ferries running per week, provided by 1 ferry operator, and with sail times of around 2 hours and 45 minutes, there are plenty of ferries to choose from, so book now with Direct Ferries, to find the best ferry at the best price for you.

Liverpool to Douglas sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season, and from month to month, so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

Liverpool to Douglas Ferry Alternatives

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Liverpool - Douglas Route summary
Departure Country UK
Destination Country UK
No. of Operators 1
Operators Steam Packet
Average Price $387*
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. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.
  • How much is the ferry from Liverpool to Douglas?

    The average price of a ferry from Liverpool to Douglas is approximately $288. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Liverpool to Douglas can differ depending on the 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. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Liverpool to Douglas?

    Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger onboard the ferries 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 the following operators
    • Steam Packet
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Liverpool to Douglas?

    Unfortunately, pets are not permitted onboard this ferry service so please look for alternative routes which accommodate pets.
  • How far is Douglas from Liverpool?

    Liverpool to Douglas is approximately 97 nautical miles distance apart.

Liverpool to Douglas Ferry Schedule

The ferry schedule for this ferry route has up to 12 ferries running per week, provided by 1 ferry operator, so there is not one single ferry timetable available here. Indeed, ferry timetables for this ferry route can be affected by many different factors, such as seasonal changes, changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operator, and so on, but here at Direct Ferries, we will always give you the most up-to-date information regarding ferry sailings, so you can find the best ferry at the best time for you.


How long does the Ferry to Douglas from Liverpool take?

Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take between 2 hours and 45 minutes, to 3 hours and 15 minutes, and this variation is due to numerous reasons, such as changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operator, and external factors such as weather conditions at the time of sail. This means that all sail times that are given here are to be taken as estimates only, and be sure to check before you book, what your expected sail time will be.


Liverpool to Douglas Ferry Prices

How much the ferry to Douglas from Liverpool will cost is defined by many separate aspects, such as what time of year you are travelling, which ferry route you are travelling on, which ferry operator you are travelling with, how you are travelling, and other such factors, so there are multiple ferry fares on offer here. Instead, we recommend looking at the above graph to see our monthly fare averages, check out our useful fare finder tool, to find the best ferry at the best price for you, and be sure to sign up to our email newsletter, to be the first to hear about our latest deals and offers.


Can I take my Car on the Ferry to Douglas from Liverpool?

You are currently able to take your car with you on this ferry route.


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