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There are 5 ways to get from Blackpool to Isle of Man by car, car ferry, train, night bus, plane or bus

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

Recommended option

Drive, car ferry  •  3h 45m

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

$29 - $82

Cheapest option

Night bus, car ferry  •  5h 35m

  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

$26 - $77

3 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  5h 18m

  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

Train to Manchester, fly  •  3h 40m

  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, bus to Liverpool, fly  •  4h 54m

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
  3. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Isle Of Man (IOM) LPL - IOM

$62 - $181

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Blackpool to Isle of Man is to night bus and car ferry which costs £19 - £60 and takes 5h 35m.

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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 3h 40m.

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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 5h 18m and costs £28 - £75.

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It takes approximately 3h 45m 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 50m.

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Flybe offers flights from Manchester Airport to Isle Of Man Airport.

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There are 124+ hotels available in Isle of Man. Prices start at $71 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: 3h 45m

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 5h 18m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Flights from Liverpool to Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Liverpool to Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
40m
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
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
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
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com

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