Steam Packet
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Steam Packet

The Isle of Man ferry company Steam Packet provides freight, passenger and vehicle services between the port of Douglas, Isle of Man with England, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Steam Packet ferries travel from Douglas to Dublin, Belfast, Liverpool and Heysham.

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.

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Steam Packet Customer Reviews

  • "Recent trip on iom ferry "

    A much nicer way to travel,can walk around, have some nice food/coffee comfortable seating with enough space to stretch your legs . All staff from the moment you arrive are polite/helpful and do all they can to make your journey as pleasant as possible

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  • "Great trip"

    Staff helpful ship very clean. Ship on time. The food that was served was fresh and good value for money. Thanks

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  • "Smooth and comfortable "

    We had a lovely journey to and from the Isle of Man on Manannán. Very efficient getting on and off with the car. Good staff and the first time Ihave seen a safety film on board a passenger ship. That was the best thing for me

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  • "1st family trip with car"

    Steam packet company was A+ from start to finish , look forward to out next trip to isle of man..in time , efficient and staff so friendly

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