There are 4 ways to get from Chester to Isle of Man by car ferry, bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Carferry  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the carferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man

$86 - $146

Cheapest option

Line 1 bus, carferry  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Chester, Bull & Stirrup to Liverpool, Hood street (Queen Square Bus Station) 1 / ...
  2. Take the carferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man

$26 - $74

2 alternative options

Train to Liverpool, fly  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Chester to Moorfields
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Isle Of Man (IOM) LPL - IOM

$44 - $163

Train to Manchester, fly  •  3 h 57 min

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

$56 - $251

Questions & Answers

The distance between Chester and Isle of Man is 98 miles.

The best way to get from Chester to Isle of Man without a car is to carferry which takes 3 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Chester to Isle of Man, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Liverpool Airport to Isle Of Man Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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

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There are 114+ hotels available in Isle of Man. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chester to Isle of Man.
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  • Distance: 97.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 14 min

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

Isle of Man Steam Packet Company operates a car ferry from Chester to Douglas twice daily. Tickets cost $17 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Liverpool to Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Flights from Manchester to Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Liverpool to Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Chester to Moorfields
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Single
$11 - $16
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Crewe
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
First Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
enquiries.merseyside@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Chester, Bull & Stirrup to Liverpool, Hood street (Queen Square Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
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
$17 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com

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