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Ferries to the Isle of Man

Thinking of heading to the stunning Isle of Man this year?

Thought about taking the ferry?

If you havenít considered it before itís time to explore travel to the Isle of Man by ferry with Isle of Man Directís fantastic sea-travel offers! Comfortable, reliable and surprisingly fast the ferry provides the perfect hassle-free way to reach your destination. You will arrive feeling totally relaxed and ready to start your holiday or short break in style.

Great value and take your own car...

Not only great value for money, travelling by ferry also gives you complete freedom. You can travel with your own car if you wish to be independent, and itís a wonderfully relaxed way to start your journey. Just pack up the car, head to the port and jump on the ferry. When you reach the other side you will have everything you need to begin your Isle of Man adventure, and this option is particularly popular with families.

Car hire available...

Alternatively you can board as a foot passenger and hire a car when you are out there. We can cater for all requirements, whether you need a fancy little run around or facilities to accommodate a car seat. It does give you that little bit of added freedom enabling you to head to the beaches, enjoy the world heritage sites and explore the islands at your leisure, so just ask our dedicated Travel Consultants at the time of booking and they will be more than happy to provide you with the options.

Pet friendly...

You can even take your beloved pets on board with you and thereís no doubt they would love the Isle of Man just as much as you! With acres of green fields and fresh sea air itís a dogís haven Ė they may even fancy a dip in the water!

Regular sailings from Liverpool & Heysham...

Crossings to the Isle of Man are operated by Steam Packet. Isle of Man Direct work closely with Steam Packet to ensure we can always give you the best offers and prices available to you at the time of booking (even if that means a lower price than the brochure one!) Steam Packet are the leading ferry company to the Isle of Man and offer a friendly service throughout your journey. You can travel from Liverpool or Heysham on the high speed sea-cat service taking just 2hrs 30mins. Alternatively enjoy a more leisurely cruise on the ferry taking 4hrs. The high speed sea-cat service offers a cafeteria and on-board shop whilst the ferry features licensed bars, film shows, games room and lift.

On board duty-free shop...

Whilst on board the ferries you have the freedom to take a stroll onto the deck and breathe in the fresh sea air, or to enjoy the journey relaxing in your own comfortable seat. All of the ferries have on board duty free shopping which you can take advantage of to your heartís content.

Check out our extensive range of exclusive offers to the Isle of Man and embark on your next holiday by sea today!

Occasionally due to weather conditions it is sometimes necessary to change or delay sailings.

If this situation should arise rest assured everything will be done to minimise disruption to your holiday.

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