Douglas ferry port in Isle of Man is served by a number of ferry routes with crossings to Dublin, Heysham, Liverpool, Belfast & Liverpool Birkenhead available. With a selection of up to 18 Sailings Weekly, the port of Douglas connects Isle of Man with Ireland, England & Northern Ireland.
Sailing durations range from 2 hours 45 minutes on the Liverpool service to 4 hours 15 minutes on the Liverpool Birkenhead service.
Although there is a brief summary on this page, as sailing information can vary based on time of year we’d advise you to get live sailing times and prices in our Douglas fare search.
The largest town on the Isle of Man, Douglas is the main point of call for every ferry that comes to the island, and is one of the most beautiful places on the island to visit.
With up to 30 ferries running per week, across 5 different routes, and provided by 1 ferry operator, and with sail times of between 2 hours and 15 minutes, and 4 hours and 45 minutes, there is no shortage of ferries to choose from, so book now with Direct Ferries, to find the best ferry at the best price for you.
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.
Home to not only beautiful scenery that demonstrates some of the best aspects of the Isle of Man, including the beautiful beaches that are a popular draw for many of the visitors, as well as the green hills and rugged cliffs, Douglas is the perfect place to visit to get a feel for that classic Victorian style town. With many museums to visit, as well as a Victorian promenade, walking trails to the rest of the island, and even a horse drawn tram that runs along the coastline, there is something here for every visitor to enjoy.
There are 5 ferry routes that run to Douglas, with 3 ferries running from England, 1 ferry from Northern Ireland, and 1 ferry from Ireland, making this one of the best-connected islands in the Irish Sea, and there are plenty of ferries running every week for you to choose from.
The ferry schedule for this ferry route has up to 30 ferries running per week, provided by 1 ferry operator, with 1 ferry per week running from Dublin, 13 ferries per week running from Heysham, 12 ferries per week running from Liverpool, 2 ferries per week running from Belfast, and 2 ferries per week running from Liverpool Birkenhead, so there is not one single ferry timetable available here. Indeed, ferry timetables for these ferry routes can be affected by many different factors, such as seasonal changes, changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operators, 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.
Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take between 2 hours and 15 minutes, to 2 hours and 45 minutes, to 3 hours and 20 minutes, to 3 hours and 30 minutes, to 4 hours, to 4 hours and 15 minutes, to 4 hours and 45 minutes, and this variation is due to numerous reasons. These can include changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operators, different ferry routes, different ferry operators, and external factors such as weather conditions at the time of sail, so be sure to check before you book, what your expected sail times will be.
How much the ferry to Douglas will cost is defined by many separate factors, 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 checking 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.
Douglas ferry port is located in the heart of the city, with the terminal itself having a seating area for you to wait in, as well as a small shop and café, and there is a short stay car park available outside. There are many ferries running here, from destinations across England, Northern Ireland, and Ireland, so no matter where you are travelling from, getting to Douglas has never been easier.
The Sea Terminal is reached by the A1 from the West, the A2 from the North and the A5 from the South.
There are regular bus services to Douglas from across the Island. The bus station is situated at Lord Street in Douglas, approximately 200 metres from the Sea Terminal. Some buses stop at the Sea Terminal to connect with departures
Short and long term pay and display facilities are available near to the Sea Terminal. Daily prices are from £2.
Sea Terminal, Douglas, IM1 2RF
If you’re looking to spend a night at or near Douglas Ferry port before or after your trip or if you are looking for accommodation for your entire stay, please visit our Douglas Accommodation page for the best accommodation prices and one of the largest selections available online!