Steam Packet Company
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company is the world's oldest continually operating passenger shipping company and operates ferries between the Isle of Man and England as well as to Ireland.

Steam Packet ferry routes include return crossings from Liverpool, Belfast, Dublin, Heysham and Larne to Isle of Man (Douglas). The Steam Packet Company operate two vessels - The Manannan and the Ben-My-Chree. Both ships have superb on board facilities and offer high levels of comfort.

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Steam Packet Company - Routes

Timetables Number of Crossings Duration
Liverpool - Isle of Man (Douglas) up to 2 per Week 4 hrs 15 mins
Heysham - Isle of Man (Douglas) up to 3 per Day from 2 hrs 15 mins
Larne - Isle of Man (Douglas) up to 4 per Week 2 hrs 45 mins
Belfast - Isle of Man (Douglas) up to 3 per Week 2 hrs 45 mins
Dublin - Isle of Man (Douglas) up to 2 per Week 2 hrs 55 mins

Steam Packet Company - Find out more

What does my Steam Packet Company ferry crossing price include?
Your quote is for all passengers in your vehicle including the driver - or for all foot passengers if you are travelling without a vehicle.
Is a cabin included?
Accommodation is optional on board Steam Packet ferry crossings. Should you wish to add a reserved seat or a cabin you can select from the different options as you make your booking.
Are meals included?
No. However, both Steam Packet Company ships have a choice of bars and caf├ęs, serving a range of freshly prepared hot meals, sandwiches and snacks as well as hot and cold drinks.
Can I travel with my pet with Steam Packet Company?
You can travel with your pet on all routes. Please contact us if you wish to add your cat or dog to your booking. See our travelling with your pet information page for further details.
What's available for the Kids?
A range of toys and travel games to keep the children entertained can be purchased from the on board shop.

Steam Packet Company - Ports

Steam Packet Company - Pet Booking Information

You can take your pet on your Steam Packet Company ferry crossing, please contact us to add them to your booking.

On board the Ben-My-Chree (usually operating on the Heysham route), pets can either remain in your vehicle (free of charge), or pay a small charge for them to be taken into the Pet Lounge or Pet friendly cabin.

Pets are not permitted in the passenger area of the Manannan vessel. Certified guide and assistance dogs are permitted in all passenger areas on board Steam Packet ships.

Note that to take your pet to and from the UK to mainland Europe and Ireland you will need a pet passport. Please see our guide to travelling with your pet.