There are 3 ways to get from Lake District to Isle of Man by car, car ferry 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

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 57 min

$29 - $85

2 alternative options

Train, car ferry via Liverpool James Street  •  7 h 47 min

$162 - $280

Train, car ferry  •  8 h 46 min

$50 - $141

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

There is no direct connection from Lake District to Douglas. However, you can take the drive to Heysham then take the car ferry to Douglas, Isle of Man. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Lake District to Douglas via Windermere, Oxenholme Lake District, Wigan North Western, Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool Central Loop Line, Liverpool James Street, and Liverpool in around 7 h 47 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Penrith North Lakes to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Train from Penrith North Lakes to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
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
$15 - $65
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
$18 - $70
Schedules at
steam-packet.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lake District and Isle of Man is 96 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lake District to Isle of Man is to drive and car ferry which costs £21 - £65 and takes 4 h 57 min.

The quickest way to get from Lake District to Isle of Man is to drive and car ferry which takes 4 h 57 min and costs £21 - £65.

It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Lake District to Isle of Man, including transfers.