Ferries to the Isle of Man from Liverpool

Ferries operate between the Isle of Man and Liverpool daily during the summer season (generally this is the end of March to the end of October). Ferries also operate on the weekends between the Isle of Man and Liverpool throughout the winter months on the new conventional ferry 'Manxman'. This route is operated by the fast-craft ‘Manannan’ vessel in a time of approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes.

Able to carry both vehicles and foot passengers, Manannan is equipped with a number of facilities designed for the comfort of passengers including a café and bar, restaurant, shop, two cinema rooms, children’s play area and VIP lounge.

The Steam Packet Company terminal at Liverpool’s Pier Head offers toilet facilities, and a number of food vending machines. No smoking is permitted anywhere in or around the terminal building. 

Liverpool Ferry Port Information

Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Port Address

Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Passenger Terminal
Landing Stage Terminal
Off St Nicholas Place
Princes Parade
L3 1DL

Directions to Liverpool Ferry Port

By car

The Pier Head ferry terminal is located next to Liverpool’s famous Liver Building.

By train

Liverpool centre has a number of train stations which link the city to the rest of the UK. The closest station to Pier Head is James Street, which is approximately a five to ten minute walk away. For full information and timetables please visit the Mersey Travel website: http://www.merseytravel.gov.uk/Pages/Welcome.aspx

By bus

Mersey Travel operates a comprehensive bus network linking the Pier Head ferry terminal with the rest of Merseyside, the Wirral and beyond. For full timetables and travel information please click on the following link: http://www.merseytravel.gov.uk/Pages/Welcome.aspx

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

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Group Bookings

For group bookings please telephone 01624 654 081 and one of our travel specialists will be able to assist you.

We are happy to quote for ferry only prices or full ferry and accommodation packages.