Seacat Ferry Company Ferries Crossings to Europe

Seacat Ferry Company Ferries Crossings to Europe

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Whether you're traveling as a foot passenger or with a car Seacat ferries offer quick journey times to Ireland and The Isle of Man at competitive prices.


Seacat offer speedy crossings from Liverpool to Dublin and routes to Douglas on The Isle of Man. They also offer a service from Heysham to Douglas which continues on to Dublin, and also a service from Troon in Scotland which goes to Belfast and continues on to Douglas.

One of the advantages of sailing with Seacat is that they do not carry freight or coaches so motorists can get on and off ferries quicker and turn around times are greatly reduced. Passengers are guaranteed seats and onboard there are amenities such as a bar and cafeteria. Seacat also offer a frequent traveler scheme where tickets become cheaper the more you travel with them.

Seacat, work in conjunction with The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company who offer passenger and vehicle ferry services between Douglas and the ports In Ireland and the United Kingdom. The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company aim to provide fast crossing times with a fleet of fastcraft and more conventional vessels.

There is a year round service between Heysham and The Isle of Man with two sailings a day and a journey time of 3hours thirty minutes. The fastcraft between these two destinations only operates at peak times in the summer but the crossing time is slashed dramatically to two hours.

There is also a year round service between Liverpool and The Isle of Man. Again, there are two sailings per day between these two destinations from April until the end of October. Crossing time for this journey is 2 hours and thirty minutes. Bear in mind that during winter the service only sails at weekends with the traditional car ferry vessels extending the crossing time to four hours.

Those traveling to Dublin and Belfast can go by fastcraft between Easter and the last week of September. These crossings go four times weekly. If you're going to Belfast it will take you 2 hours and 45 minutes while the journey to Dublin takes 2 hours 50 minutes.

Dublin Ferryport is located north of the river Liffey and is to be found around six kilometers east of the city centre. There is a good public transport system in place to get in to the centre quickly and pay and display parking is available along with long term parking close to the terminal at a cost of €5 per day.

The port in Liverpool is located at Princes landing Stage near to the Pier Head. Liverpool Lime Street station is only 3 kilometers away from the landing stage. Road access to Liverpool comes via the M6, M58 or the M62, from there go to city centre and then follow signs to Princes Landing Stage.

The best way to book with Seacat is on the internet. They frequently offer reductions on tickets if booked in advance and give you 2% off if you book on line.