There are 6 ways to get from Carlisle to Isle of Man by car, car ferry, train, 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  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Carlisle to Heysham
  2. Take the car ferry from Heysham to Douglas, Isle of Man

$31 - $88

5 alternative options

Train, car ferry via Liverpool James Street  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Wigan North Western
  2. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man

$90 - $178

Train, car ferry  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Lancaster
  2. Take the car ferry from Heysham to Douglas, Isle of Man

$45 - $135

Train to Manchester, fly  •  4 h 7 min

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

$92 - $286

Train to Edinburgh, fly  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Isle Of Man (IOM) EDI - IOM

$124 - $423

Train, bus to Liverpool, fly  •  5 h 29 min

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

$94 - $223

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to Isle of Man is to drive and car ferry which costs £23 - £70 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carlisle to Isle of Man is to train and fly which costs £95 - £330 and takes 4 h.

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The distance between Carlisle and Isle of Man is 82 miles.

It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Carlisle to Isle of Man, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Carlisle to Douglas. However, you can take the drive to Heysham then take the car ferry to Douglas, Isle of Man. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Carlisle to Douglas via Wigan North Western, Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool Central Loop Line, Liverpool James Street, and Liverpool in around 6 h 25 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 Edinburgh to Isle Of Man via Manchester
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $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
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Train from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $70
Train from Carlisle to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Train from Carlisle to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Train from Carlisle to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Carlisle to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Bus operators
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
Ave. Duration
54 min
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 Heysham to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $65
Schedules at
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

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