There are 3 ways to get from Isle of Man to Whitehaven by car ferry, car, bus 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, drive  •  5 h 9 min

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

$33 - $89

Cheapest option

Car ferry, bus  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Heysham
  2. Take the bus from Lancaster to Whitehaven National Express

$27 - $81

1 alternative option

Car ferry, train  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Heysham
  2. Take the train from Lancaster to Barrow-in-Furness
  3. Take the train from Barrow-in-Furness to Whitehaven

$44 - $107

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Isle of Man to Whitehaven is to car ferry and bus which costs $27 - $85 and takes 8 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Isle of Man to Whitehaven is to car ferry and drive which costs $30 - $90 and takes 5 h 9 min.

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The distance between Isle of Man and Whitehaven is 74 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Isle of Man to Whitehaven, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Douglas to Whitehaven. However, you can take the car ferry to Heysham then take the drive to Whitehaven. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Douglas to Whitehaven via Heysham, Heysham, Combermere Road (school), Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Std 19), and Lancaster in around 8 h 2 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Barrow-in-Furness
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Barrow-in-Furness to Whitehaven
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Heysham
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com

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