There are 5 ways to get from Windermere to Isle of Man by car ferry, train, bus 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

Car ferry  •  4 h 10 min

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

$146 - $219

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) to Carnforth, New Street 555 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Heysham to Douglas, Isle of Man

$21 - $76

3 alternative options

Car ferry via Oxenholme Lake District  •  6 h 34 min

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

$28 - $99

Train, car ferry  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Wigan North Western
  2. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man

$65 - $146

Train, fly  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Isle Of Man (IOM) MAN - IOM

$73 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Windermere to Isle of Man is to bus and car ferry which costs £15 - £60 and takes 7 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Windermere to Isle of Man is to car ferry which takes 4 h 10 min and costs £110 - £170.

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The distance between Windermere and Isle of Man is 109 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Windermere to Isle of Man, including transfers.

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

Isle of Man Steam Packet Company operates a car ferry from Windermere to Douglas twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $65 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $360
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
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $22
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) to Carnforth, New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) to Carnforth, New Street
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.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
$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 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com

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