There are 6 ways to get from Blackpool to Isle of Man by car, car ferry, train, night bus, bus or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Blackpool to Liverpool
  2. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man

$30 - $82

Cheapest option

Night bus, car ferry  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the night bus from Blackpool to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place National Express
  2. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man

$27 - $77

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Train, car ferry  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man

$37 - $95

Bus, car ferry  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Blackpool Town Centre, Abingdon Street to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 10) 42
  2. Take the car ferry from Heysham to Douglas, Isle of Man

$29 - $79

Train to Manchester, fly  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Isle Of Man (IOM) MAN - IOM

$60 - $244

Train to Liverpool, fly  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Isle Of Man (IOM) LPL - IOM

$55 - $178

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Blackpool to Isle of Man is to bus and car ferry which costs £22 - £65 and takes 7 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Blackpool to Isle of Man is to train and fly which costs £45 - £190 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The distance between Blackpool and Isle of Man is 67 miles.

The best way to get from Blackpool to Isle of Man without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 5 h 20 min and costs £28 - £75.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Blackpool to Isle of Man, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Isle Of Man Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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easyJet and Flybe offer flights from Manchester Airport to Isle Of Man Airport.

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There are 119+ hotels available in Isle of Man. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Blackpool to Isle of Man.
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  • Distance: 67 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

What companies run services between Blackpool, England and Isle of Man?

There is no direct connection from Blackpool to Douglas. However, you can take the drive to Liverpool then take the car ferry to Douglas, Isle of Man. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Blackpool to Douglas via Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool Central Loop Line, Liverpool James Street, and Liverpool in around 5 h 20 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Flights from Liverpool to Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Isle Of Man via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Liverpool to Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Blackpool to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Lancaster
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Blackpool Town Centre, Abingdon Street to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 10)
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Heysham to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com

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