Ferries to the Isle of Man from Heysham

Ferries sail between the Isle of Man and Heysham daily, with the exception of Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. The route is served by the Ben-My-Chree, a large vessel capable of carrying passengers (foot and vehicle) as well as freight. Journeys typically take around 3.5 hours, subject to weather conditions.

The ‘Ben’, as it is known by locals, has a number of passenger cabins as well as a large café area, bar, children’s play area and VIP lounges.

During the winter season, the Ben-my-Chree operates a weekend return service to Birkenhead.

Heysham Ferry Terminal operates a small cafeteria during check-in periods, as well as offering a number of vending machines.

Heysham Ferry Port Information

Heysham Ferry Port Address

Isle Of Man Steam Packet Company Passenger Terminal
South Quay
Heysham
Lancashire
LA3 2XE

Directions to Heysham Ferry Port

By car

Exit the M6 motorway at Junction 34 and, after leaving the slip road, turn right at the traffic lights onto the A683 (Caton Road). Stay on this road and follow it over the River Lune onto Morcambe Road (A683). From here remain on the A683 for the rest of your journey out of Lancaster and into Heysham – the Ferry Port is well signposted at every roundabout.

By train

Heysham Port Station is located next door to the terminal and operates a daily return service to the mainline station of Lancaster, which offers a number of onward travel options to the rest of England, Wales and Scotland.

The train departs Lancaster for Heysham at 1234, and departs Heysham bound for Lancaster at 1317. Journeys take approximately 27 minutes.

NB timings correct as at 14 July 2015.

By bus

Stagecoach operates a number of bus routes between Lancaster and Heysham – for further information and up-to-date timetables log please onto www.stagecoachbus.com

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

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