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Isle of Man Ronaldsway      

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Isle of Man - Ronaldsway (IOM):
Location
11 km/7 Miles SW of Douglas.


By Taxi:
General: Taxis wait outside the main terminal entrance. There is a board at the airport showing approximate taxi fares. There are 2 scales, one 0600-midnight, and the other between midnight and 0600 and on certain bank holidays.
Costs: To Douglas 18 (night rate 23), Ballasalla 5.50 (8), Castletown 7.50 (9), Colby 9.50 (12), Crosby 18 (23), Foxdale 14.50 (19), Glen Helen or Glen Maye 21 (26), Kirk Michael 23 (29), Laxey 29 (38.50), Mount Murray 11.50 (14.50), Nobles Hospital 19.50 (26), Peel 21 (26), Port Erin 12.50 (16.50), Port St Mary 11.50 (14.50), Ramsey 35 (45) & Sulby 28 (36.50). Prices may vary slightly depending on operator.
Taxi Companies: Airport Taxis 07624 480048, A1 Taxi Group Limited +44 (0) 1624 673835, Airport Radio Taxis +44 (0)1624 834949, Call A Cab +44 (0)1624 814141, Crennell's Taxis +44 (0)1624 812239, Island Taxis +44 (0)1624 878878, Manx Taxis +44 (0)1624 817788, Taxicabs Limited 01624 622222 or 0800 666 666, Terry Taxis +44 (0)1624 842224 & TeleCabs 0800 123 444 or 01624 629191.

By Limo:
Limos.com: Find limo service, click here. Click here to find a locally based limousine company.

By Bus:
General: The bus stop is in front of the terminal. Exit at the main entrance and turn left.
Buses 1, 1C, 2 & 2A To Douglas Bus Station: Route: Airport - Ballasalla Rail station (3 mins) - Newtown Chapel (10 mins) - Groves Rd, NSC Pool (20 mins) - Douglas (Bus Station on Lord St).
Timings: Departs the airport: Mon-Sat: 0713, 0743, 0808, 0858, 0928, 0958, 1028, 1058, 1128, 1158, 1228, 1258, 1328, 1358, 1428, 1458, 1528, 1558, 1633, 1658, 1733 1803, 1859, 1959, 2109, 2209 & 2309. Sundays: 0754, 1009, 1109, 1209, 1309, 1409, 1454, 1509, 1609, 1639, 1709, 1809 1959 & 2209.
Cost: 1.80 (child 5-15 years 90p). No charge for luggage. Transfer Times: To Douglas 25-35 mins.
Bus #8 to Peel via Foxdale: Route: Airport - Ballasalla Station (3 mins) - Silverdale Glen (8 mins) - Higher Foxdale (18 mins) - Ballacraine Corner (25 mins) - St. Johns, Tynwald Hill (26 mins) - Peel, Derby Road (33 mins).
Timings: Buses depart the airport Mon-Sat 0936, 1216 & 1556. No Sunday Service.
Buses 1, 1C, 2, 2A & 8 to Castletown, Colby, Port Erin & Port St Mary: Buses 1, 1C, 2, 2A & 8 run in this direction, but not all buses stop at all destinations.
Bus #1: Route: Airport - Castletown Square (7 mins) - Colby Bridge (16 mins. not all buses stop here) - Port Erin, Bridson St (25 mins) & Port St Mary Harbour (35 mins). Some services continue to Cregneash & Sound. Timings: Departs the airport Mon-Sat: 0639, 0744, 0834, 0934, 1004, 1034, 1134, 1234, 1334, 1434, 1534, 1634, 1704, 1734, 1804, 1834, 1904, 2004, 2104 & 2314. Sundays: 0904, 1004, 1034, 1104, 1204, 1304, 1404, 1504, 1604, 1704, 1734, 1834, 2104 & 2314.
Bus #1C: Route: Airport - Castletown Square (7 mins). Timings: Departs the airport Mon-Sat: 1204.
Bus #2: Route: Airport - Castletown Square (7 mins) - Port Erin, Bridson St (25 mins) & Bradda West (some services only). Timings: Departs the airport Mon-Sat: 1104, 1304, 1404, 1504, 1604 & 2219. Sundays: 1534 only.
Bus #2A: Route: Airport - Port Erin, Bridson St (25 mins). Timings: Departs the airport Mon-Fri: 0943, 1055, 1343 & 1455. No weekend buses.
Bus #8: Route: Airport - Castletown Square (7 mins) - Port Erin, Bridson St (25 mins). Timings: Departs the airport Mon-Sat: 0842, 1127 & 1442.
Further Info: For more info contact Isle of Man Transport on 01624 662525.

By Train:
General: The Nearest Train Station is Ronaldsway Halt, just across from the terminal (although not easy to find) however trains only stop here on request. The best station to use is Ballasalla 10 mins walk away.
Route: Steam trains operate 4 times daily Mar-Oct on the route: Douglas - Port Soderick - Santon - Ballasalla (for the airport) - Castletown - Ballabeg - Colby - Port St Mary - Port Erin.
Timings: Trains depart Ballasalla going North towards Douglas daily at 1045, 1245, 1445 & 1645. To Douglas 30 mins. Trains go South towards Port Erin daily at 1045, 1245, 1445 & 1645. To Castletown 7 mins. To Port Erin 30 mins.
Trains depart Port Erin going North towards Ballasalla & Douglas daily at 1015, 1215, 1415 & 1615. Trains depart Douglas heading South towards Ballasalla & Port Erin daily at 1015, 1215, 1415 & 1615.


Rental Cars:
On-Airport Rental Car Providers: Athol (agents for EUROPCAR) +44 (0)1624 822 481, IoM Rent-a-Car (agents for Hertz & National) 825 855 & Mylchreests Car Rental (agents for AVIS) +44 (0)1624 823 533 or 08000 190335. Ocean Ford (Car & Van Rental) 01624 820830. Offices at the airport.
Weblinks: Click here to book -----> Car Trawler Car Hire. CarRentals.co.uk.

Car Parking: Main Car Park First hour free, up to 24 hrs: 50p per hour on the first day, total first 24 hrs: 11.50, thereafter 3.50 per day. Max fee (up to 3 months): 60. Lost ticket: 60. All car parks are in walking distance of the terminal.
Baggage Storage: There is NO left luggage facility at the airport.
Notes: ATM'
s for Natwest & HSBC are at the terminal main entrance. There is no longer a Bureau de Change/Currency Exchange at the airport. Free wireless internet in the terminal.
Airport Hotels:
The Sefton Express Hotel, 01624 824321 or 01624 645500, has recently opened. It is 100m from the terminal with a free shuttle bus.
Airport Website:
www.iom-airport.com.
Airport Tel No:
+44 (0)1624 821 600 (Information desk).
Updated Jul12 ADV. Last Visit Sep06.
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