Isle of Man Steam Packet Company to release schedule for 2023


The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company will be releasing its full timetable for 2023 on Monday 31st October. Tickets will be bookable for sailings up to the end of January 2024.

As always, on release, there will be offer fares available on sailings throughout the year. Would be travellers are reminded these are on a first come, first served basis and offers in popular periods sell out quickly.

Offers include Foot Passenger Saver tickets, with adults just £23.50 each way and children from £14.50 each way (infants under four travel for free).

Ahead of the arrival Manxman, Ben-my-Chree will continue to operate twice-daily crossings to Heysham, linking the Isle of Man almost directly with the UK’s motorway network, providing travellers with a hassle-free onwards journey.            

Manannan will operate her usual seasonal services into the heart of vibrant Liverpool. The high speed craft will also provide return ferry travel to Belfast and Dublin.

Brian Thomson, Managing Director of the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company, said: ‘We hope the imminent release of the 2023 timetable will provide Island residents with the opportunity to start planning and book a trip to look forward to.

‘It’s an exciting year ahead for the Steam Packet Company, with the forthcoming arrival of our new vessel, Manxman. Our custom-designed vessel will replace Ben-my-Chree in the schedule, and will provide passengers with a thoroughly enjoyable and relaxing travel experience.

‘On-board facilities will be greatly enhanced and will include a wider selection of food, drink, and retail outlets, an increase in the number of standard cabins available, ‘quiet’ lounges, improved disabled facilities and a larger and more comfortable area for passengers travelling with pets.’

Residents can also take advantage of a number of travel and accommodation package deals run by Steam Packet Holidays, which include a range of coveted UK and Ireland destinations, with many hotel stays complemented by three-course dinners and full breakfasts.

From romantic valentine’s city breaks to action-packed days at the races with friends to family breaks at the Lake District; the Company’s dedicated travel package team can create a bespoke break with deposits from £50 per person and protected by ABTOT.

Residents will be able to view and book sailings from Monday 31st.