Coronavirus Information

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to be a global concern and the situation has our fullest attention. The safety of our customers and employees is our top priority. We have confirmed that amendment fees will be waived for the time being until 30 June to allow passengers to book alternative services later in the year. Some passengers who have booked non-refundable special offers for travel in the shorter term may wish to cancel and obtain a refund and the Company will in these special circumstances consider written/email applications for a refund. Read more here

Please be aware that any passenger intending to arrive on the Isle of Man after 0630am on Friday 27th March must hold an authorisation issued by the Chief Secretary to confirm that the passenger is a person who is required to perform specific essential work on the Isle of Man.  Authorisation requests must be made 24 hours prior to the intended date and time of travel by contacting [email protected]  Read more here.

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Landing Stage Terminal Off St Nicholas Place Princes Parade Liverpool L3 1DL

Destination Inspiration


March to October

09:00 - 17:00

November to February

10:30 - 14:30 Friday to Monday 

CLOSED Tuesday to Thursday

Terminal and car marshalling areas are opened 2 hours 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.



Check-in is opened 2 hours 30 minutes prior to sailing.

Car passengers should check-in at the vehicle booths located at the entrance of the Princes Landing Stage. The latest check-in for car drivers and their passengers is 45 minutes prior to departure.

Foot passengers should check-in at the Passenger Terminal on the landing stage, at least 25 minutes prior to departure.

Congestion may be caused due to road closures when certain events are held within Liverpool. We advise all passengers to plan in advance of their journey to ensure they arrive on time.  


Some events being held in Liverpool may cause congestion and roads to be closed. It is important that you plan your journey to the port in advance to ensure you arrive in time.


Due to space restrictions we are unable to offer our travelling customers car parking facilities at Liverpool port. However, we have teamed up with Q-Park to offer our customers discounted parking when pre-booked online. The Q-Park Liverpool ONE car park is conveniently located minutes away from the port in the heart of Liverpool ONE. To secure a booking visit Q-Park’s website and book online. By entering the promotion code “Steam” passengers will receive a 10% discount.


James Street station is the nearest Mersey Rail station and is approximately 550 meters walk from Liverpool Port. We advise all passengers to visit the Mersey Rail website for the latest timetables.

Liverpool Lime Street is the closest National Rail train station and is approximately 1.5km walk from Liverpool Port. Mersey Rail provide train services from James Street to Lime Street.  We advise all passengers to visit the National Rail website for the latest timetables.

There are two bus stops at Liverpool Port found on Princes Parade and St Nicholas Place. We advise passengers to visit the Mersey Travel website for the latest bus timetables.


Passengers can check-in left luggage for a cost of £2.50 per bag.

The left luggage facility is strictly for the day of travel only. Bags cannot be left overnight or for longer periods of time.

Luggage will only be accepted prior to check-in and will not be accepted once check in is operational.

All luggage will be security screened and loaded ready for shipment to Isle of Man. Luggage will not be accessible to passengers after it has been checked-in.


The departure lounge in the passenger terminal on the landing stage has a range of vending machines.


2 hours, 45 minutes (Manannan)