Douglas to Dublin Ferry

The Douglas Dublin ferry route connects Isle of Man with Ireland. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Steam Packet. The crossing operates up to 1 times each week with sailing durations from around 2 hours 55 minutes.

Douglas Dublin 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 Dublin Ferry Alternatives

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

Douglas - Dublin Ferry Operators

  • Steam Packet
    • 1 Sailing Weekly 2 hr 55 min
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Douglas Dublin Average Prices

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

Douglas Dublin Ferry reviews

  • "Perfect trip"

    I wanted to use the ferry to go to Dublin from Man Island and I have no regrets. I saved money and I comfortly travelled. I recommend.

    'Gianni' travelled Douglas Dublin with Steam Packet on Ben My Chree

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  • "Excellent trip"

    We left on time, not a lot of people on the boat so was a very enjoyable trip.

    'Tracy' travelled Douglas Dublin with Steam Packet

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  • "Happy traveller"

    A great and friendly service on board the Steam Packet.

    'Paul' travelled Douglas Dublin with Steam Packet on Manannan

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  • "Great crossing, no problems whatsoever."

    The ship was punctual, clean, and fast; and the crew were helpful, polite, and cheery despite the early hour of the crossing (which is the only downside to the crossing in my view: with a 7am departure and the check-in 60 minutes prior, the crossing is made somwhat inconvenient, particularly for visitors situated outside of Douglas).

    'Joakim PB' travelled Douglas Dublin 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.

Dublin Guide

Dublin is the capital if Ireland and is located in the province of Leinster on the north east coast, at the mouth of the River Liffey. As Ireland's capital city it is a major tourist destination and attracts millions of visitors each year. Popular attractions in the city, whose history dates back to Viking times, is Dublin Castle which was founded in 1204, just after the Norman invasion. Other popular attractions includes the Mansion House, the Anna Livia Monument, the Molly Malone statue. Christ Church Cathedral, St Patrick's Cathedral, The Custom House and Saint Francis Xavier Church on Upper Gardiner Street.

Dublin's port is located on both banks of the River Liffey. On the north bank, the main port lies at the end of East Wall and North Wall, from Alexander Quay. The element of the port on the south side of the river is much smaller and lies at the beginning of the Pigeon House peninsula. Ferry services from the port depart to Holyhead in Wales, Liverpool; in England and Douglas on the Isle of Man.