Isle of Man TT Races

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19 August - 01 September 2017

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Isle of Man TT Travel

The Isle of Man is located in the middle of the Irish Sea, surrounded by England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.

Measuring just 33 miles long and 13 miles wide the island is easily accessible by sea or air. Ferry crossings are available with the Isle of Man Steam Packet from England and Ireland while some airlines offer daily services from selected UK and Irish airports. You can find more details on getting to the Isle of Man in our How to get here guide.

There are different accommodation options available to suit all budgets and needs. From camping with your tent to hotel style glamping or staying with an island resident in their home to luxury 4-star hotels. You can find details on all of the accommodation options in our Where to Stay section.

If you are planning to visit the Isle of Man TT for the first time, then make sure you read our Beginner's guide to booking a trip. It is full of useful information and tips! We at Isle of Man TT Travel offer experience and knowledge to help you to make your journey of a lifetime and tick another item off your bucket list. Our exclusive partnerships allow us to give you the best and widest selection of travel, accommodation, tickets and more.

Where To Stay?

  • Most of the island's hotels are located in the island's capital Douglas. Here you will be close to many bars, restaurants, shops, and entertainment.

  • Hotel style boutique camping with real beds and mattresses, duvets and pillows. Large 5-meter bell tents sleep up to 4 people and are located at many campsites islandwide.

  • Isle of Man residents rents out spare rooms on a bed & breakfast basis or apartments and houses on a self-catering basis. All official registered properties are vetted to ensure that they pass strict requirements.

  • Bringing a motorhome is a great way to experience the races. There are some campsites that offer electric hookups and excellent facilities for motorhomes.

  • If you are looking for a place to pitch your tent or looking to turn up to a campsite with a tent set up waiting for your arrival, then you won’t be spoilt for choice. There are thousands of camping pitches available all over the island, and each offering excellent on-site facilities.

How To Get Here?

  • The Isle of Man airport also known as Ronaldsway is located in the south of the island near to Castletown.
    Douglas, the island's capital, is 20 minutes away by road.

    Many airlines operate to the isle, from some UK and Irish airports. The only real exception is London Heathrow, as there are no direct links. Flight times from Liverpool take around 30 minutes or around 1 hour from London. Public transport can is available outside the terminal building along with a taxi rank.

    Aer Lingus: Dublin - British Airways: London City - Eastern Airways: Belfast City, Glasgow, Newcastle - Easyjet: Bristol, Liverpool, London Gatwick, London Luton - Flybe: Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester - Logan Air: Edinburgh

  • There is one ferry operator that sails to the Isle of Man called the Isle of Man Steam Packet. They offer sailings from Liverpool and Heysham in England. Dublin and Belfast in Ireland.

    Sailings on board the fast craft Manannan take from 2 hours up to 2 hours 45 minutes or the slower conventional ferry Ben My Chree take 3 hours 30 minutes. All sailings arrive at the Isle of Man Sea Terminal located in Douglas. From here the whole island can be easily accessed, with your vehicle or use public transport from the nearby by Douglas bus station.

    Isle of Man Steam Packet: Belfast, Dublin, Heysham, Liverpool

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