Manchester to Douglas

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2 suggested routes to go from Manchester to Douglas by flight, ferry, train, car, bus

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Trip Manchester Douglas

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, ferry, bus, train
Distance103 mi
Direct lineYes

How to get from Manchester to Douglas?

We are suggesting 2 routes by train, bus, ferry, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Manchester Douglas. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Manchester-Douglas

For your trip from Manchester (England, United Kingdom) to Douglas (Isle of Man, United Kingdom) with a distance of 103 mi you will be able to take 5 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, ferry, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The direct flight Manchester > Douglas will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Manchester and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Manchester International MAN airport, 9.3 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Douglas (Ronaldsway airport, IATA code: IOM) operated by FlyBE.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Manchester to Douglas without changing trains. You can take the train Manchester-Liverpool and travel by plane to get to your final destination.
Trains of East Midlands Trains, Northern Rail or First TransPennine Express to Liverpool leave from Manchester Piccadilly railway station in Manchester. Arrival in Liverpool will take place at Hunts Cross station (6.1 mi from the city centre).
There is no direct crossing between Manchester and Douglas, you will have to use another mean of transport (bus) to combine with ferry in order to complete the sea crossing Liverpool-Douglas.
You will embark at the port of Liverpool Isle of Man and Dublin Terminal at 0.9 mi from Liverpool aboard a ship of Isle of Man Steam Packet. The ferry will dock in the port of Douglas Ile of Man Sea Terminal at 1.4 mi from Douglas. We advise you to show up at the port of Liverpool for boarding around one or two hours before the time of departure indicated on your reservation.
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Manchester Douglas only by bus, there are other means of transport (plane) that will complete the journey Manchester-Liverpool.
You will board a coach of National Express or MegaBus in Manchester. The bus will drop you off at Liverpool bus station (0.1 mi from Liverpool, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Manchester bus station (0.2 mi from Manchester) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Liverpool.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Manchester-Liverpool will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by plane in order to cover the entire trip.
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