Ferries to the Isle of Man from Belfast

The Belfast to Isle of Man route operates during the summer season (generally from late March to late October), with crossings taking just under three hours. The route is mainly served by the fast-craft ‘Manannan’ vessel, although occasionally the Ben-my-Chree will be used to transport passengers.

The Belfast ferry terminal has a small snack bar open for passengers during the check-in period, as well as passenger toilets.

Belfast Ferry Port Information

Belfast Ferry Port Address

Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Passenger Terminal
Albert Quay
Belfast
BT3 9HY

Directions to Belfast Ferry Port

By car

By train

Unfortunately there are no trains that operate to the Belfast ferry port. It is recommended passengers take a short taxi ride from the centre of Belfast.

By bus

Translink Metro operates a daily service (Number 96) between Upper Queen Street in the centre of Belfast and the Stena Line Ferry Port at Belfast Docks. Journeys take approximately 20 minutes. Please note that this service is more frequent during the weekday rush hour periods than at other times of the day and at weekends. For further route information please follow this link: https://www.translink.co.uk/Services/Metro-Service-Page/

The Steam Packet ferry terminal can also be reached in a short taxi journey.

NB Manx Ferries cannot be held responsible for the accuracy of information provided by external websites. 

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