Ferry Travel Information
Portsmouth to Fishbourne car and passenger Ferry
This crossing is approximately 45 minutes aboard our
largest ferries and connects Central and East Wight with
the mainland. There are café-bar facilities, spacious
lounges, observation decks and frequent round-the-clock
sailings all year.
Portsmouth Gunwharf Ferry Port Information
In this section for each port (tabs above) you can find useful information for ferry travel to the Isle of Wight including maps, transport links, rail station location, parking, and accessibility information for disabled people.
Gunwharf Road car ferry terminal is a 10 minute walk from Portsmouth Harbour
Railway Station and The Hard Interchange bus station. National Rail and bus
and coach services direct to the catamaran terminal (Portsmouth Harbour
Station and The Hard bus station are within the same interchange as the
Map of Portmouth Gunwharf Ferry Terminal
Portsmouth Gunwharf Ferry Terminal
Portsmouth Gunwharf Ferry Terminal
We have 2 terminals in Portsmouth - Portsmouth Harbour for the passenger catamaran service to Ryde Pier and the Gunwharf Terminal for the car ferry service to Fishbourne.
Gunwharf Terminal - Car Ferry Terminal
Gunwharf Road Car Ferry Terminal is a 10 minute walk from Portsmouth Harbour Railway Station and The Hard Interchange bus station. National Rail and bus and coach services run directly to the Portsmouth Harbour Catamaran Terminal (Portsmouth Harbour Station and The Hard bus station are within the same interchange as the Catamaran Terminal).
In the summer a shuttle bus operates between the Portsmouth International Port and The Hard Interchange for connections to the catamarans.
Please arrive at the Car Ferry Terminal at least 30 minutes prior to sailing time to allow for ticket collection or when connecting from train services.
Our facilities include:
Quay Shop and Costa Coffee shop
Quay Shop and Costa Coffee
At our Portsmouth Gunwharf Car Ferry Terminal you will find our new Costa Coffee shop which serves a wide range of Costa delights including sandwiches and pastries and our newly refurbished Quay Shop offering hot beverages on a self-service basis, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts and a range of products including newspapers, magazines, confectionery and alcohol. This is handy if you need to make last minute purchases like toiletries and cleaning products. Quay Shop and Costa Coffee are open 7 days a week from 07:00 to 21:00.
For more travel information visit:
Portsmouth Tourist Information
Parking in Portsmouth
There is a car park opposite the Car Ferry Terminal in Gunwharf Road (approximately a 10 minute walk to the Catamaran Terminal).
|For every additional 24 hours thereafter
|Evening Special; valid for parking 18:00-23:59||4.00|
30 Day Parking Season Tickets are available to Foot Passenger Multilink Ticket and Season Ticket Holders at the following rates depending on the ferry ticket(s) held:
|Ticket held||from 04/03/13|
|Weekly Season Ticket||n/a|
|30 Day Season Ticket /Academic Season Ticket /book of 30 passenger Multilinks||65.00|
|90 Day Season Ticket||59.00|
|Annual Season Ticket||54.00|
We’re sorry, but our car park will be closed on the dates shown below.
This is so we can provide more check-in space for our customers and ease congestion in the City over busy periods.
|12:00||Wed 27 March-13||to||22:00||Fri 29 March-13|
|12:00||Fri 24 May-13||to||22:00||Sat 25 May-13|
|12:00||Wed 12 June-13||to||22:00||Fri 14 June-13|
|12:00||Fri 19 July-13||to||22:00||Sat 20 July-13|
|12:00||Fri 26 July-13||to||22:00||Sat 27 July-13|
|12:00||Fri 2 Aug-13||to||22:00||Sat 3 Aug-13|
|12:00||Fri 9 Aug-13||to||22:00||Sat 10 Aug-13|
|12:00||Fri 16 Aug-13||to||22:00||Sat 17 Aug-13|
|12:00||Fri 23 Aug-13||to||22:00||Sat 24 Aug-13|
|12:00||Fri 30 Aug-13||to||22:00||Sat 31 Aug-13|
|12:00||Wed 4 Sept-13||to||22:00||Fri 6 Sept-13|
Alternative car parks are marked on the map above - they are not operated by Wightlink and you are advised to check opening times and tariffs with the operators.Click for Portsmouth City Council Parking pages. Broad Street car park and Camber Quay car park are the closet to the Gunwharf Road car ferry terminal.
Gunwharf Quays Car Park
We have negotiated special rates with Gunwharf Quays for 24 hour parking for Wightlink Customers (on production of a valid Wightlink Ticket/receipt) of just £8.00 per 24 hour period (excluding festival dates).
Simply present your Wightlink ticket or receipt at the Gunwharf Quays Car Park Office, during office opening hours to take advantage of this offer. If not in possession of your ticket when travelling please ensure you ask for a receipt at our Ticket Office when collecting your tickets.
Office Opening Hours
Mon - 07:30 - Midnight
Tues - 07:30 - Midnight
Wed - 07:30 - 02:00
Thurs - 07:30 - Midnight
Fri - 07:30 - 03:00
Sat - 07:30 - 03:00
Sun - 07:30 - Midnight
If you have any queries then please contact the Gunwharf Quays Car Park directly on 023 92 8368762.
Travel updates for Portsmouth to Fishbourne Ferry Route
To be kept up to date on the latest travel information on our services please call our
reservations office on 0871 376 1000.
Outside of opening times please call 023 9285 5265 for updates. Please note that this number is NOT manned during reservations office opening hours and cannot make advance bookings and enquiries for future sailings.
On this page we will publish any disruptions that we are aware of in advance.
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