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The kingdom of Man is a mystical island located at the geographical centre of the British Isles in the middle of the Irish Sea. The island is well connected to both Britain and Ireland, with daily departures from Douglas Ferry Port to Liverpool, Liverpool Birkenhead, Heysham, Dublin and Belfast. All Douglas ferries can be booked through AFerry
The island of Man measures just 33 miles by 13 but within these shores there is a wealth of discoveries to be made. It is a very different island, with its own legal system and the world's oldest continuous parliament - Tynwald.
The main port of Douglas has experienced changes with the construction of a second link span. This elevated passenger walkway was built on reclaimed land during the nineties to provide up-to-date facilities for the new design of conventional and fast roll on - roll off ferries now operating to the island.
Belfast is a beautiful city surrounded by high hills and the sea. Belfast is a city full of magnificent Victorian buildings, lush green parks and charming pubs.
From Belfast Ferry port, you can easily reach the city centre and the numerous shops and shopping centers. On Saturday mornings you will find a Farm & Specialty Food Market, and on Friday, a 23 seafood stalls Market. In the south of the city there are many chic designer boutiques and plenty of cafes.
Belfast has various attractions for children, like the Odyssey Complex and Belfast Zoo, as well as many interesting museums, theatres and festivals for adults too. Alternatively you could simply walk through Belfast's Victorian streets and discover the history of this fascinating city.
Getting the best price for your Douglas to Belfast ferry
With AFerry we always give you our best prices for ferries from Douglas to Belfast. No matter which page you book from we always include all our special offers. And there is no need to look for a discount code. If we have an offer available, your ferry price will include the reduction or offer. There's no need to look at other websites.
If you're not sure if the Douglas to Belfast route is right for you or you can't decide between ferry companies, if there is more than one, you might also find it useful to read any reviews we have available. We ask all our customers to send us reviews for Douglas to Belfast ferries. Remember though, that the earlier you book, the cheaper prices normally are. So don't spend too long deciding! Douglas to Belfast is a popular route, so we advise you to book as soon as possible.
24 Jul 2018Our Trip To Isle of Man
We thoroughly enjoyed travelling with the steam packet ferry
Review by RICHARD MOORE
20 May 2017Ferry to Belfast
Booking was easily done online, check in went smoothly, clean and comfortable ship, lovely staff, overall an enjoyable journey to the start of a relaxing week in Ireland with family
Review by JOAN WOODS
23 Aug 2015Steam packet
The journey itself was fine once we got away, The ship coming back to the island from Belfast was very late in leaving and there was no reason given.far to late for those little kiddies.
Review by Anon
12 Oct 2014Easy Trip
Our journey began in Douglas, where we arrived at the port early. Checking-in was simple, & once on board we went up to our booked lounge seats. The climb up all those stairs was a bit taxing! The crossing was without incident as the sea stayed almost flat calm. We had some food aboard, which was OK, without being remarkable. On arrival in Belfast, offloading was swiftly done.
Review by Anthony Kerrison
09 Jul 2012Isle of Man
THe trip was quick and pretty smooth. I liked most things about it- did not like constant rock music in the lounge, and would have liked some kind of recliner for the early morning trip back to Belfast, or more of the padded benches, for the teens who would have napped.
Review by Rose
Douglas to Belfast Popular Questions
Want to know more about your journey from Douglas to Belfast? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.
How long does the ferry from Douglas to Belfast take?
The average journey time by ferry between Douglas to Belfast is 3 hrs 28 min. The journey time may vary, so use our booking engine on this page to search for a specific travel date.
How fast does the ferry from Douglas to Belfast travel?
The fastest journey time by ferry from Douglas to Belfast is 2 hrs 45 min, with Isle of Man Steam Packet.
What time does the first ferry from Douglas to Belfast leave?
The first ferry from Douglas to Belfast leaves at 07:00 with Isle of Man Steam Packet. Times may vary depending on the time of year.
What time does the last ferry from Douglas to Belfast leave?
The last ferry from Douglas to Belfast leaves at 23:45 with Isle of Man Steam Packet. Times may vary depending on the time of year.
Which ferry companies operate between Douglas to Belfast?
Ferries travelling from Douglas to Belfast are operated by Isle of Man Steam Packet.
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If you're looking for the return journey, check out Belfast to Douglas.