Ferries to Isle of Man
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Ferry from Belfast to Douglas

The Belfast Douglas ferry is operated by Steam Packet. Belfast Douglas Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Belfast to Douglas Ferry Times

Ferries from Belfast to Douglas typically depart from Belfast at around 02:30. The average sailing time of a Douglas Belfast ferry is approximately 3h 30m.

Belfast Douglas Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Belfast Douglas ferries typically range between €55* and €405*. The average price is around €258*. The cheapest ferry prices from Belfast to Douglas start from €28*. The average price for a foot passenger is €106*. The average price for a car ferry is €353*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

What is the distance between Belfast and Douglas?

The distance between Belfast to Douglas is approximately 104.7 miles (168.5km), or 91.0 nautical miles.

Is there a Belfast Douglas car ferry?

Yes, Steam Packet offer a car ferry from Belfast to Douglas. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Belfast and Douglas.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Belfast Douglas ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Belfast to Douglas with Steam Packet.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Northern Ireland to Isle of Man page.
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Belfast - Douglas Route summary
Departure Country UK
Destination Country UK
No. of Operators 1
Operators Steam Packet
Average Price 328 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 1
Average Sailing Duration 3h 30m
Fastest Sailing Duration 2h 45m
First Ferry 02:30
Last Ferry 11:15
Distance 91 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

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 302 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

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 Belfast 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 pets on the ferry from Belfast to Douglas?

Unfortunately, pets are not permitted on this ferry service.

How far is Douglas from Belfast?

Belfast to Douglas is approximately 91 nautical miles distance apart.

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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