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There are 2 ways to get from Windermere to Isle of Man by car ferry or bus

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Recommended option

Car ferry  •  4 h 11 min

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

$143 - $217

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  9 h 19 min

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

$35 - $90

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Windermere to Isle of Man is to bus and car ferry which costs £26 - £70 and takes 9 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Windermere to Isle of Man is to car ferry which costs £110 - £170 and takes 4 h 11 min.

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The distance between Windermere and Isle of Man is 68 miles.

The best way to get from Windermere to Isle of Man without a car is to car ferry which takes 4 h 11 min and costs £110 - £170.

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It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Windermere to Isle of Man, including transfers.

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There are 119+ hotels available in Isle of Man. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Windermere to Isle of Man.
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  • Distance: 68.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 11 min

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 $14 - $65 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

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 Windermere to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.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
$14 - $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
$17 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com

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