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

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

Car ferry  •  3 h 14 min

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

$92 - $157

Cheapest option

Line 1 bus, car ferry  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Chester, Bull & Stirrup to Birkenhead, Grange Road (Oliver Lane) 1
  2. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man

$27 - $83

3 alternative options

Bus to Manchester, fly  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport The Station
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Isle Of Man (IOM) MAN - IOM

$51 - $226

Train to Liverpool, fly  •  4 h 14 min

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

$45 - $166

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Crewe to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Isle Of Man (IOM) BHX - IOM

$89 - $301

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 $18 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 45 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 Manchester to Isle Of Man via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Flights from Liverpool to Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Flights from Birmingham to Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Birmingham to Isle Of Man via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
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 Liverpool James Street
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Single
$11 - $17
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Chester to Liverpool James Street
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $17
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
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 Birkenhead, Grange Road (Oliver Lane)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
easyBus
Bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport The Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
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 - $70
Schedules at
steam-packet.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chester to Isle of Man?

The distance between Chester and Isle of Man is 156 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chester to Isle of Man?

The cheapest way to get from Chester to Isle of Man is to train and fly which costs £30 - £120 and takes 4 h 14 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Chester to Isle of Man?

The quickest way to get from Chester to Isle of Man is to bus and fly which takes 2 h 41 min and costs £35 - £170.

How long does it take to get from Chester to Isle of Man?

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