Steam Packet
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Steam Packet

Isle of Man Steam Packet Ferries provides freight, passenger and vehicle services between the port of Douglas and four ports in England, as well as towns in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

Both fast craft and conventional vessels make up a modern fleet providing high levels of on-board facilities including the 96-metre catamaran named Manannan, the largest of its type on the Irish Sea which has recently undergone a complete refurbishment.

Providing a year-round service for passengers, vehicles (including coaches) and freight between the UK, Ireland and the Isle of Man, approximately 600,000 passengers travel with Isle of Man Steam Packet annually. On top of that, they carry 170,000 cars and motorcycles per year: a figure which reaches roughly 10,500 within a 2 week period during the annual TT Motorbike Races.

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company's aim is to provide consistent services with convenient and fast crossing times, and to offer a wide range of promotional fares to the travelling public. With the very latest fast craft ferries at their disposal, the company offers some of the quickest sailings across the Irish Sea. provides an impartial ferry comparison service allowing you to view numerous ferry company timetables and fares in one quick and easy search. Compare Steam Packet timetables and prices now with all alternative ferry operators before booking your ferry ticket.

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Steam Packet Customer Reviews

  • "Very easy to book ,and to actually book in at the Ports, both journeys were trouble free, and comfor"

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  • "Very happy"

    All ran very smoothly, friendly staff, awesome services on board, best ferry I have been on so far :)

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  • "Return trip from Heysham to Douglas"

    This was our first trip to the Isle of Man and we thoroughly enjoyed the sail on the Steam Packet. The booking process was straightforward and we felt the cost was very good value for money.

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  • "Excellent Experience"

    Thoroughly enjoyable experience on both the outbound and inbounf trips. The premium lounge was definitely worth upgrading to

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