Isle of Man Steam Railway

Douglas Steam Railway Station
Banks Circus
Douglas
IM1 5PT

Steam Railway

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1025 reviews1025 reviews
Close window

Call direct on:

Tel+441624 662525

Add Isle of Man Steam Railway to your Itinerary

Isle of Man Steam Railway

Map & Directions

Douglas

Book Tickets Online

Prices

Tickets are available from all manned stations, and from the Guard onboard the train. Please see our website for current ticket options and fares:
https://www.gov.im/categories/travel-traffic-and-motoring/bus-and-rail/tickets-fares

Regular travellers and visitors can save money by purchasing a Go smart travel card.
Go Explore cards provide unlimited travel on our bus and rail services. These are available for 1, 3, 5 or 7 days.

Go cards are available online (www.gotravel.im) or from the Welcome Centre in Douglas Sea Terminal and main stations. Please see the Go cards page for more details.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled Accessibility - Please see www.rail.im for further accessibility information

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • Accepts major credit and debit cards
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Special group rates - Group Travel Rates for groups over 20
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Accept coach parties - For large groups reservations are advisable - please contact heritagerailways@gov.im
  • Dog Friendly
  • Dogs Accepted - Dog tickets available
  • Event Venue - For private hires, weddings, or group bookings please contact us at heritagerailways@gov.im
  • Group Friendly
  • Toilets

Provider Features

  • In countryside
  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Village Location

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available

Opening Times

2019 (8 Mar 2019 - 3 Nov 2019)

* For more specific journey information please check the timetable at www.rail.im.

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    774
  • Very Good
    220
  • Average
    27
  • Poor
    4
  • Terrible
    2

Recent Reviews:

  • LessAggro
    Poole, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    It's a steam railway!
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 22nd June 2019
    Lovely little steam train from Douglas to Port Erin. Quite quirky but staff efficient. Not as scenic as hoped but you can't have everything. Read full review
  • bennetthuckle
    Newport Pagnell, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Always so special
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 24th June 2019
    The last time I went on the steam train was over 15 years ago, and it is still a magical experience. The scenery en route and the train itself are relaxing, gorgeous and reminiscent of a bygone age... Read full review
  • X1509WQdaveh
    Colchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Steam train. What not to like?
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 24th June 2019
    I can’t believe it. Another five trippy blobs. Herself and I got the steam train from Port Erin this morning to Douglas, spent half hour in Douglas and got the train back. This was all about the... Read full review

What's Nearby

  1. Manx National Heritage Library & Archive

    For over a century manuscripts, maps and plans, photographs, prints, film, sound and…

    0.49 miles away
  2. Manx Museum

    From the wonders of our natural world to road racing legends, begin your journey through…

    0.5 miles away
  3. St Thomas' Church

    Visit St Thomas' Church in central Douglas and discover the unique art, history and…

    0.53 miles away
  1. Dragon's Castle

    The Dragon’s Castle is perfect for your young explorers to have fun in a safe and…

    0.7 miles away
  2. Tower of Refuge

    The Tower of Refuge, also known as St. Mary’s Isle, is a small structure erected upon a…

    0.72 miles away
  3. Marine Drive

    Marine Drive is situated on Douglas Head linking Douglas with Port Soderick. Douglas Head…

    0.76 miles away
  4. Rivers Dhoo and Glass

    The rivers Dhoo and Glass flow down from the hills and join to form the Douglas River as…

    0.81 miles away
  5. Great Union Camera Obscura

    This Victorian curiosity has entertained visitors for hundreds of years – offering a…

    0.82 miles away
  6. Nobles Park

    Noble's Park is a beautiful, well maintained park, located in upper Douglas. Children and…

    1.21 miles away
  7. Manx Electric Railway

    Take an unforgettable journey along the east coast on this unique railway which dates…

    1.7 miles away
  8. Douglas Bay Horse Tramway

    Take a nostalgic journey alone the Douglas Promenade on the world's oldest horse drawn…

    1.69 miles away
  9. Manx Electric Railway Museum

    A great opportunity to see information charting the conception of the railway right up…

    1.79 miles away
  10. Onchan Pleasure Park

    A popular leisure attraction for visitors and residents alike, Onchan Pleasure Park has…

    2.02 miles away
  11. Home Of Rest For Old Horses

    Visit the Home of Rest for Old Horses and experience a unique opportunity to get up close…

    2.18 miles away
  12. Onchan Park Car Park

    Located in the western town of Onchan, lies Onchan Pleasure Park, a popular leisure…

    2.2 miles away
  13. Port Soderick Glen

    Port Soderick Glen comprises some 15 acres with the Crogga River running through it. It…

    2.44 miles away
Previous Next

Search What's Nearby

Product Type
Proximity
Within miles

Related

Manx Electric Railway, DouglasTake an unforgettable journey along the east coast on this unique railway which dates back over 100 years.

Snaefell Mountain Railway, LaxeyJoin Snaefell Mountain Railway from Laxey for travel to Snaefell summit. Winding its way up 2,000 feet to the top of Snaefell on a clear day it is said you can see seven kingdoms, unless of course the legendary Manannan cloaks you in mist.

Railway Ramble: Port Erin, Bradda Glen, Bradda Head, Fleshwick Bay, Port ErinDistance: 7.5 km / 4.66 miles Grading: Moderate Incorporating a section of the Raad ny Follian, the coastal footpath, the stunning views from Milners Tower along the coastline are worth the climb.

Railway Ramble: Castletown, Scarlett, Pooil Vaaish, CastletownGrading: Leisurely Distance: 9.6 km / 6 miles Through Castletown and along the coastline, see the geology of Scarlett and the Black Marble Quarry then back through open farmland.

Railway Ramble: Port Erin, Bradda Glen, Bradda Head, The Sloc GuideRailway Ramble: Port Erin, Bradda Glen, Bradda Head, The Sloc, Port ErinGrading: Strenuous Distance: 14 km / 8.67 miles Providing spectacular scenery this challenging coastal walk is well worth the effort.

Walkers at The ChasmsRailway Ramble: Port St Mary, The Chasms, Cregneash, Port Erin, Port St MaryGrading: Moderate Distance: 8 km / 4.95 miles Go through the lovely fishing village of Port St Mary to The Chasms and Cregneash with outstanding views, dramatic geology and a remarkable living museum.

Railway Ramble: Ballasalla, Rushen Abbey, Silverdale Glen, Grenaby, BallasallaGrading: Leisurely Distance: 11.7 km / 7.32 miles Ramble through Silverdale Glen beside the river, through quiet lanes whilst taking in the history of Rushen Abbey and the beauty of the open farmland.

Fort Island, St Michael's Isle ChapelRailway Ramble: Castletown, Derbyhaven, Langness, St. Michael's Island, CastletownGrading: Leisurely Distance: 7.22 miles A stunning coastal walk with a historic fort and keeill thrown in for interest. A paradise for marine and bird enthusiasts.

Castletown bay with boats by Andy NorthRailway Ramble: Ballasalla, Castletown, Derbyhaven, Port Grenaugh, BallasallaGrading: Moderate Distance: 16.2 km / 10.1 miles A spectacular walk through towns, along rivers, coastline and beaches, with castles and museums on the way. Make a day of it, take a picnic and just enjoy the beauty that surrounds you.

Railway Ramble: Port St Mary, The Sound, Port Erin, Port St MaryGrading: Moderate Distance: 12.2 km / 7.6 miles Take a steam train ride to Port St Mary to join the spectacular section of the Raad ny Foillan to Port Erin. This outstanding coastline boasts a varied selection of marine and bird life.