Douglas ferries connect Isle of Man with Ireland, England & Northern Ireland with crossings available to Dublin (in Ireland), Heysham, Liverpool & Liverpool Birkenhead (in England) & Belfast & Larne (in Northern Ireland). Douglas Ferry crossings are operated by Steam Packet and depending on time of year you’ll find a choice of up to 34 ferry crossings weekly.
There are up to 34 ferry crossings weekly from Douglas with sailing durations starting from 2 hours 45 minutes. Our Douglas ferry summary provides a good guide but for the latest sailing information use our fare search.
Douglas ferry port is located near the southern end of Douglas on the Isle of Man.
The Ferry Terminal which was built in 1965, to accommodate rising passenger numbers is located on the near side of Douglas port, closer to the promenade and provides the main hub for the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company car and passenger ferry connections with ports in the UK and Ireland.
Douglas is the main port of the Isle of Man and features the most extensive facilities for both commercial and private ships. The port is also the only Manx port with dedicated passenger handling facilities for multiple types of ferry.