Douglas to Liverpool Ferry

The Douglas Liverpool ferry route connects Isle of Man with England. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Steam Packet. The crossing operates up to 12 times each week with sailing durations from around 2 hours 45 minutes.

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

Route and port details

Douglas to Liverpool Ferry Alternatives

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Isle of Man to England page.

Douglas - Liverpool Ferry Operators

  • Steam Packet
    • 12 Sailings Weekly 2 hr 45 min
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Douglas Liverpool Average Prices

Prices shown represent the average one way price paid by our customers. The most common booking on the Douglas Liverpool route is a car and 2 passengers.

Douglas Liverpool Ferry reviews

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  • "Great trip"

    We where in the Isle of Man for the TT races and my friend had mobility problems and I changed our ferry trip from the Saturday to the Friday one that goes direct to Liverpool instead of Haysham Port. So glad I did as I had a little accident and was on crutches also. The staff on the ferry where great and helped us to our seats.

    'Brabara' travelled Douglas Liverpool with Steam Packet on Manannan

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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.

Liverpool Guide

The English city of Liverpool is located on the eastern side of the River Mersey estuary, in Merseyside in the north west of the country. The Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site and includes the Pier Head, Albert Dock and William Brown Street. The city is also home to two of the most famous Premier League football clubs in the country; Liverpool Football Club and Everton Football Club and matches between the two clubs are referred to as the Merseyside Derby. Also hosted by the city is the world famous Grand National which is held at the city's Aintree Racecourse. From Liverpool's industrial past, railways, transatlantic steamships, electric trains and public trams were all pioneered in the city as methods of mass transport. The world's first railway tunnels were constructed under Liverpool and 1829 and 1836 and the world's first scheduled passenger helicopter service, which operated between Liverpool and Cardiff, started in 1950.

The Port of Liverpool is one of the largest ports in the UK and is home to passenger ferry services that depart to Belfast, Dublin and to the Isle of Man.