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There are 6 ways to get from Isle of Man to Staffa (Island) by car ferry, train, bus, ferry, night train or plane

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Car ferry, train, travel

  1. Take the car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Liverpool
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
  4. Travel from Oban to Staffa (Island)

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Car ferry, bus

  1. Take the car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Liverpool
  2. Take the bus from Liverpool One to Manchester Shudehill Interchange
  3. Take the bus from Shudehill Interchange to Buchanan Bus Station
  4. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Corran Ferry Junction
  5. Take the bus from Corran Ferry, Slipway to Drimnin, Slipway

Car ferry, bus, train, ferry

  1. Take the car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Belfast
  2. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  3. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
  5. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Coll Ferry Terminal

Car ferry, train, night train, bus

  1. Take the car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Liverpool
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh
  3. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Fort William
  4. Take the bus from Fort William Bus Station to Drimnin, Slipway

Fly to Edinburgh, train, travel

  1. Fly from Isle Of Man (IOM) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Oban
  3. Travel from Oban to Staffa (Island)

Fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), travel

  1. Fly from Isle Of Man (IOM) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS)
  2. Travel from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Staffa (Island)

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The cheapest way to get from Isle of Man to Staffa (Island) is to car ferry and bus which costs $75 - $170 and takes 18h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Isle of Man to Staffa (Island) is to car ferry and bus which costs $75 - $170 and takes 18h 2m.

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It is approximately 171 miles to get from Isle of Man to Staffa (Island).

The best way to get from Isle of Man to Staffa (Island) without a car is to car ferry and train and travel which takes 12h 41m and costs .

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It takes approximately 12h 41m to get from Isle of Man to Staffa (Island), including transfers.

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

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Loganair and easyJet offer flights from Isle Of Man Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Staffa (Island). Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Isle of Man to Isle Of Man Airport is to bus which takes 6 min and costs $4.

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Map of how to get from Isle of Man to Staffa (Island).
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  • Distance: 171 miles
  • Duration: 12h 41m

What companies run services between Isle of Man and Staffa (Island), Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Isle of Man to Staffa (Island). However, you can take the car ferry to Liverpool, take the walk to Liverpool James Street, take the train to Liverpool Lime Street Low Level, take the walk to Liverpool Lime Street, take the train to Wigan North Western, take the train to Glasgow Central, take the walk to Glasgow Queen Street, take the train to Oban, then take the travel to Staffa (Island). Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Douglas to Staffa (Island) via Belfast, Belfast, Cairnryan, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow Queen Street, Oban, Oban Ferry Terminal, and Coll Ferry Terminal in around 17h 51m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Isle Of Man to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£120 - £370
Flights from Isle Of Man to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£65 - £150
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Isle Of Man to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £800
Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£60 - £95
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£23 - £35
Off-Peak Day Single
£45 - £70
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £95
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£85 - £130
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£30 - £45
Off-Peak Day Single
£65 - £100
Anytime Day Single
£85 - £130
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£20 - £60
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £29
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £60
Train from Haymarket to Oban
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£29 - £90
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£65 - £90
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Corran Ferry Junction
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£18 - £25
Website
Scottish Citylink
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Liverpool One to Manchester Shudehill Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£7 - £12
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Shudehill Interchange to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
Megabus UK
Shiel Buses
Phone
01967 431 272
Email
info@shielbuses.co.uk
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Corran Ferry, Slipway to Drimnin, Slipway
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
Shiel Buses
Bus from Fort William Bus Station to Drimnin, Slipway
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Shiel Buses
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£13 - £60
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Stena Line

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