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There are 9 ways to get from Bristol to Isle of Man by plane, train, car ferry, bus or car

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

Fly from Bristol  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Isle Of Man (IOM) BRS - IOM

$91 - $666

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
  3. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man

$39 - $95

7 alternative options

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Isle Of Man (IOM) BHX - IOM

$109 - $320

Train to London City, fly  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Isle Of Man (IOM) LCY - IOM

$168 - $567

Train to Manchester, fly  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Isle Of Man (IOM) MAN - IOM

$120 - $337

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Isle Of Man (IOM) LGW - IOM

$111 - $353

Train, car ferry  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Stafford
  2. Take the train from Stafford to Liverpool Lime Street
  3. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man

$102 - $219

Bus, train, car ferry  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Newport, Market Square 7Xp
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Chester
  3. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man

$82 - $168

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 44 min

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

$56 - $121

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Isle of Man is to bus and car ferry which costs £29 - £75 and takes 9 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Isle of Man is to fly which costs £65 - £550 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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The distance between Bristol and Isle of Man is 207 miles.

The best way to get from Bristol to Isle of Man without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 7 h 25 min and costs £75 - £170.

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It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to get from Bristol to Isle of Man, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Isle Of Man Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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easyJet offers flights from Bristol Airport to Isle Of Man Airport.

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There are 119+ hotels available in Isle of Man. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Bristol Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs £9.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Isle of Man.
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  • Distance: 207.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 31 min

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

easyJet flies from Bristol to Castletown 3 times a week.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Manchester to Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from London Gatwick to Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from London City to Isle Of Man via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Isle Of Man via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $110
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Stafford
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
Virgin West Coast Trains
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Chester
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
First Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
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
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.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
$17 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com

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