GETTING HERE

A guide to travelling to the Isle of Man for TT 2019

TRAVELLING BY FERRY

If you travel to the Isle of Man by sea, you’ll have the option of coming as a foot passenger or bringing your bike, car or van. The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company operates ferry services to the Isle of Man from Heysham, Liverpool, Dublin, and Belfast - with a number of extra sailings available during the TT and Classic TT periods. If you wish to visit the Island for either event, please book well in advance. These are exceptionally busy times and you will need to book early in order to fulfil your travel plans. For timetables, fares and to make a booking, please visit the Steam Packet Company website or call their reservations team on 01624 661661. 

 
ARRIVING BY FERRY 

Arriving by ferry, you’ll dock at the Sea Terminal - found at the southern end of Douglas promenade and within walking distance of many hotels and guesthouses. You’ll find a taxi rank outside the main entrance and a number of bus stops close by. If you’ve hired a car, drop-offs at the Sea Terminal can be arranged with your hire company. Please remember the TT and Classic TT are exceptionally busy times and we recommend that you book car hire and transfers well in advance.


TRAVELLING BY AIR 

The Isle of Man has great air links with many major airports, making travelling by air quick and convenient. Most airlines operate daily flights to the Island with a number of extra flights available during the TT and Classic TT periods. If you wish to visit the Island for either event, please book well in advance. These are exceptionally busy times and you will need to book early in order to fulfil your travel plans. For timetables, fares and to make a booking, please check with individual flight operators. For all other enquiries, please contact the Isle of Man Airport or telephone +44 (0)1624 821600 or visit their website.


ARRIVING BY AIR

Arriving by air, you’ll land in style at Ronaldsway Airport - found in the south of the Island. A frequent bus service stops outside the airport terminal building - travelling north to Douglas or south to Port Erin via Castletown and Port St Mary. The Island’s capital, Douglas, is home to the TT Grandstand - along with other superb vantage points such as Bray Hill and Quarterbridge. Both the Douglas and Port Erin bus services depart the airport every 20 minutes and run until the airport closes.

If you’d prefer to travel from the airport directly to your accommodation, you can hire a car or pre-book a taxi from one of the many firms on the Island. You’ll find these services at your immediate disposal at the airport. Please remember the TT and Classic TT are exceptionally busy times and we recommend that you book car hire and transfers well in advance.