Belfast
Douglas
Ferries to Isle of Man
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Open tickets are valid for up to 12 months from booking date (see ticket conditions).

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Open tickets are valid for up to 12 months from booking date (see ticket conditions).

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Belfast to Douglas Ferry

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

Belfast Douglas 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.

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

  • How long is the ferry from Belfast to Douglas?

    The approximate duration for ferries from Belfast to Douglas is 2h 45m. Durations can vary by operator and season.
  • How much is the ferry from Belfast to Douglas?

    Belfast to Douglas is approximately 0 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Belfast to Douglas?

    There is 1 ferry operator for ferries from Belfast to Douglas and this is
    • Steam Packet
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Belfast to Douglas?

    Book Belfast to Douglas tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from [Portfrom] to Douglas?

    Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Belfast to Douglas with
    • Steam Packet
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Belfast to Douglas?

    Yes, you can travel with a car from Belfast to Douglas with the following operators
    • Steam Packet
  • Can you bring dogs on the ferry from [Portfrom] to Douglas?

    Unfortunately, your pet dogs are not permitted on this ferry service.
  • What is the distance from Belfast to Douglas?

    Belfast to Douglas is approximately 0 nautical miles distance apart.

Belfast Douglas Ferry reviews

  • "TT adventure"

    The SP ferry was great, friendly staff & crew made me feel relaxed & at ease! Id recommend the fast ferry, stand at tge back for a view of the powerful engines in action!! Thanks again SP

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Belfast Guide

Belfast Harbour is a main hub in the importation and exportation of goods and for passenger ferry services. Operated by Stena Line, Belfast ferry port provides regular passenger ferry crossings to Cairnryan in Scotland and Liverpool Birkenhead in England. Run by Steam Packet, there are also seasonal services to Douglas on the Isle of Man, across the Irish Sea.

The city of Belfast, in Northern Ireland, is the capital city located in County Antrim, although parts of the city spread over to County Down. The city has a long tradition in the production of Irish linen, tobacco, rope and shipbuilding. In fact, the city's main shipbuilder, Harland and Wolf, is known for building the RMS Titanic in the early 20th Century. Today, Belfast is an important centre for commerce, the arts, higher education, law, business and of course, tourism.


Douglas Guide

Douglas is the Isle of Man's largest town and lies on the east coast of the island, on the edge of a two mile sweeping bay and beach. The offers visitors many things to do and see and its promenade is always a hive of activity. Popular things to do in the town include the guided Story of Mann trail which takes visitors around some of the most famous sites, beginning at the Manx Museum. For petrol heads, the TT Grandstand is always popular and is where spectators can get the best view of the start and finish line of the world famous Isle of Mann TT Race. A trip to the Great Union Camera Obscura on Douglas Head is also worth a visit.

Ferry services from Douglas, operated by The Steam Packet Company, depart to Heysham, Liverpool, Dublin and Belfast. Both conventional and fast ferries are available, although the fast ferries only operate between March and November. Facilities on board the boats include shops, cafes and bars.


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