Further Information on the Liverpool - Douglas Ferry Route
Port of Liverpool - For Full Information - Click Here
The vast Port of Liverpool now owned by Peel Holdings is one of the UK's major Ports & covers both banks of the River Mersey, both in Liverpool & Birkenhead. The Port handles over 32 million tonnes of freight a year, including one third of all freight moving between Britain & Ireland. Birkenhead's dock system is part of the Port of Liverpool, operated by the Mersey Docks and Harbour Company. The Twelve Quays ferry terminal allows a direct freight and passenger service to Dublin, Republic of Ireland and Belfast, Northern Ireland. The Mersey Ferry at Woodside runs a passenger service to Liverpool, as well as chartered cruising.
During winter months, the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company operates a service from Birkenhead to Douglas using the MS Ben-my-Chree. Due to weather conditions, this service temporarily replaces the route that normally operates from the Liverpool landing stage using fast craft.
Douglas Ferry Port - For Full Information - Click Here
Douglas is the capital and largest town of the Isle of Man, with a population of over 25,000. It is located at the mouth of the River Douglas, and a sweeping bay of two miles. The River Douglas forms part of the town's harbour and main commercial port. The ferry terminal is situated on the waterfront, on Central Promenade, right in the heart of the city.
Isle of Man - Heysham - Steam packet offer this convenient crossing from Heysham on board Ben-my-Chree with a crossing time of around three and a half hours. Steam Packet offer 13 crossings per week on this route.
Isle of Man - Liverpool - Steam Packet offer 14 Crossings a week from Liverpool with a seasonal fast craft service with a journey time of 2 hours and 30 minutes as well as a standard weekend ferry service out of season with a longer journey time.
Isle of Man Steam Packet Ferries provide freight, passenger and vehicle services between the port of Douglas and four ports in England, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
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