for cheap Heysham ferry tickets
Heysham to Douglas (Isle of Man) ferry crossing takes approximately
three and a half hours with two sailings made each day.
to Heysham Ferry Port
ferry port is easy to locate being just six miles from the M6
motorway. It is situated west of Heysham village in Lancashire and
the postcode, for those with GPS, is LA32XE. Leave junction 34 of the
M6 and follow the signs for Heysham. You can use the A683 or the less
direct A589 coastal road. Approximate driving ditances (in miles)
(26m), Blackpool (42m) Trafford Centre (60m), Chester (62m),
Cheshire Oaks (83m), Leeds (96m), Stoke on Trent (96m), Sheffield
(104m), Alton Towers (113m), Newcastle upon Tyne (121m), Birmingham
(138m), Hull (149m), Glasgow (167m), Bristol (219m), Cardiff (239m),
London (251m), Exeter (290m).
Parking at the port is operated by the Mersey Docks and Harbour
Company who presently charge £7.00 per day. Check
in closes 45 minutes before departure.
to Douglas, Isle of Man Ferry Timetable
Railway Station is located adjacent to the Ferry Terminal. There is a
frequent local service to Lancaster, from where you can get mainline
connections to most parts of the UK. You
can pre-book discounted train tickets here
Bus: A regular
bus service operates from Combermere Road in Heysham village. This is
a ten minute walk to the passenger terminal.
The ferry port
is opening hours are: Monday to Friday (9am to 5pm and then 10.30pm
to 2.30am). Saturday and Sunday (10.30am to 5pm and then 10.30pm to 2.30am).
If you have
some spare time, then the port town of Heysham is worth exploring.
Especially the Heritage Centre and the ancient Chapel of St Patrick.
Or why not sample the local speciality, potted shrimps.
Heysham - Isle of Man Ferry
Ben-my-Chree ferry was built in 1998 by Van der Giessen de Noord of
Rotterdam, Netherlands. It measures over 125 metres in length and
cruises at 19 knots. It can carry 275 vehicles and over 650
passengers. It is equipped with a premium lounge which includes
complimentary hot and cold drinks and snacks, a choice of newspapers
and magazines, in seat entertainment, pillows and blankets plus
laptop and mobile phone charging. Elsewhere on the ferry are lounge
areas with a choice of bars and restaurants plus newsagents and gift shop.
Ferry Port and the Isle of Man
ferry port is easily located by road. GPS users can use the post code
IM12RF. For those travelling from the west, use the A1 road. Access
from the north is by the A2 and via the A5 from the south. There is
short and long term parking available close to the terminal building.
Bus: There is
a frequent service to Douglas from most pasts of the island. Douglas
bus station is located in Lord Street which is just 200 metres from
A cafe is
located in the ferry departure lounge.
The Isle of
Man may only be home to 80,000 people but it has something to
interest all those who visit. The island is most famous for the
annual TT motorcycle races, which take place in May and June each
year. It is also popular with walkers who enjoy it's stunning
scenery, ancient monuments and spectacular coastline. Golf, fishing,
bird watching, diving and mountain biking are also popular with
visitors. There are numerous other attractions on the island
including A.R.E. Motorcycle Collection, Aviation Museum, Basking
Shark and whale watching, Camera Obscura, Castle Rushen, Cregneash
Village Folk Museum, Dhoon Glen, Groudle Glen Railway, Grove Museum,
Horse Trams, Laxey Heritage Trust, Manx Electric Railway, Manx
Museum, Manx Stone Cross Collection, Manx Transport Museum, Meayll
Hill, Nautical Museum, Onchan Pleasure Park, Orchid Line Railway,
Peel Castle, Rushen Abbey, Sailing and Snaefell Mountain Railway.
We also offer online bookings for ferries to Northern Ireland. You can sail from England, the Isle of Man or Scotland to Belfast or Larne with P&O Ferries or Stena Line.
For passengers looking to travel to Holland or Belgium North Sea Ferries from Hull provide a daily service from Hull to Rotterdam and Hull to Zeebrugge via P&O Ferries.