There are 8 ways to get from Inverness to Isle of Man by train, car ferry, bus, car 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

Train, car ferry  •  11 h 54 min

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

$112 - $273

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  14 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station G10
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place 060
  4. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man

$77 - $145

6 alternative options

Bus, train, car ferry  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43) M90
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Lancaster
  3. Take the car ferry from Heysham to Douglas, Isle of Man

$115 - $261

Train, car ferry via Liverpool James Street  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Perth
  2. Take the train from Perth to Glasgow Queen Street
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Wigan North Western
  4. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man

$175 - $332

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 1 min

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

$84 - $161

Fly Inverness to Isle Of Man  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Isle Of Man (IOM) INV - IOM

$127 - $608

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Isle Of Man  •  5 h 54 min

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

$128 - $385

Fly Inverness to Belfast City, car ferry  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Belfast City (BHD) INV - BHD
  2. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Douglas, Isle of Man

$95 - $256

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Inverness to Isle of Man is to bus and car ferry which costs £60 - £120 and takes 14 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Inverness to Isle of Man is to fly which costs £95 - £480 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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The distance between Inverness and Isle of Man is 229 miles.

It takes approximately 11 h 54 min to get from Inverness to Isle of Man, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Inverness Airport to Isle Of Man Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Inverness to Isle of Man.
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  • Distance: 228.7 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 54 min

What companies run services between Inverness, Scotland and Isle of Man?

easyJet, Flybe and Loganair fly from Inverness to Castletown 5 times a day.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Inverness to Isle Of Man via Belfast City, Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Inverness to Isle Of Man via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
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 Inverness to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Inverness to Isle Of Man via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
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
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
Train from Inverness to Perth
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Perth to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $21
Train from Inverness to Edinburgh Gateway
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Inverness to Perth
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $65
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $150
Train from Edinburgh to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $150
Train from Glasgow Central to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $190
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$27 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $95
Train from Edinburgh to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$27 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $95
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43)
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
$14 - $60
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
$17 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Belfast to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Single offer
$34
Standard fare
$60

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