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

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, drive  •  5 h 9 min

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

$33 - $88

Cheapest option

Carferry, bus  •  7 h 45 min

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

$29 - $79

2 alternative options

Carferry, train  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the carferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Whitehaven

$99 - $199

Carferry, bus via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the carferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
  2. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St 060
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Whitehaven

$39 - $94

Questions & Answers

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

The best way to get from Isle of Man to Whitehaven without a car is to carferry and train which takes 7 h 39 min and costs .

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

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There are 181+ hotels available in Whitehaven. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Isle of Man to Whitehaven.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 46.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

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 carferry to Heysham then take the drive to Whitehaven. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Douglas to Whitehaven via Liverpool, Moorfields, Liverpool Central, Liverpool Lime Street, Wigan North Western, and Carlisle in around 7 h 39 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Lancaster to Whitehaven
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Whitehaven
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
$14 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com

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