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Destination(s) 🇮🇪 Ireland, 🇮🇲 Isle of Man
Distance 150 km, 93 miles
Duration 2h 54 mins.
Operated by Steam Packet Co.
Sailings Once per week
2p+Car+Return in our estimation £ 286

The Dublin-Douglas ferry sails once per week during the summer season. It is operated by Steam Packet Company. The fastest crossing takes approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes.

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Ferry to Douglas and Dublin

The crossing from Dublin to Douglas (or the other way around) can be booked with two different ferries. The Fast Manannan or the regular ferry Ben-my-Chree. The travel time of the Manannan is 2 hours, 55 minutes and the Ben-my-Chree ferry sails in 4 hours, 45 minutes to the Isle of Man.

  • The latest check-in for car drivers and their passengers is 45 minutes prior to departure.
  • Foot passengers should check-in at least 25 minutes prior to departure.
  • You can sometimes book the ferry that departs at night considerably cheaper.

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Route Map

On the map you can see the crossing from Dublin to Douglas and vice versa. You can easily zoom in or zoom out on this map. If you want to see all crossings to the Isle of Man 🡆 Have a look at our Isle of Man ferry Guide.


Which ferry companies sail on this crossing?

The ferry between Douglas and Dublin is currently operated by: Steam Packet Co..

How long does the Douglas-Dublin crossing take?

The travel time of the Douglas-Dublin ferry is around: 2h 54 minutes. Please arrive early at the harbor and calculate extra time for check-in and boarding if necessary. How long in advance you need to be present is usually communicated on your ticket or on the website of the ferry operator you sail with.

How often does the Douglas-Dublin ferry sail?

You can usually take the ferry from Douglas to Dublin (or the ferry from Dublin to Douglas) Once per week. Depending on the season, the amount of people on the ferry and the weather forecast, the ferry company can deviate from the timetable/ferry schedule.

What is the distance between Douglas and Dublin?

The distance between Douglas and Dublin is approximately 497 miles or 800 km.