Ferry Travel Information
Portsmouth - Ryde Foot Passenger Catamaran
Our fastest passenger connection is provided by our comfortable catamarans between Portsmouth Harbour and Ryde Pier Head.
The catamarans connect the railway stations at either end of the service in approximately 22 minutes.
Ryde Pier Head Port Information
In this section for each port (tabs above) you can find useful information for ferry travel between Ryde Pier and Portsmouth Harbour including maps, transport links, (road and rail), rail station location, parking, and accessibility information for disabled people.
Map of Ryde Pier Head Catamaran Terminal
Ryde Pier Head Catamaran Terminal
Ryde Pier Head Catamaran Terminal
Ryde Pier Head
Isle of Wight
Ryde Pier Head - Catamaran Terminal
National Rail services direct to the Catamaran Terminal (Ryde Pier Head Station is within the same interchange as the Catamaran Terminal). Southern Vectis bus services operate from Ryde Esplanade, a short walk along the pier or take the train.
- Ticket Office
- Costa Coffee
- Self service ticket machines for foot passengers
A toll charge of £1 will be payable on entry to the pier (cash only, coin operated machine) for cars, light vans and motorcycles. No charge will be made for pedestrians or cyclists. Parking Tickets must be purchased from the Pay & Display machines or the Ticket Office at Ryde Pier Head
|| from 04/03/13
|Up to 1 hour parking
|Additional 24 hours thereafter
|Evening Parking (valid 1600-2300)||5.00|
The above includes the £1 pier toll charge that is payable upon entry of the pier.
Season Ticket Holders ONLY may buy 30 Day parking at the rates below - advance purchase only:
|Ticket held||from 04/03/13|
|30 Day Season Ticket /Academic Season Ticket / book of 30 Multilinks (incl. pier toll)||£65.00|
|90 Day Season Ticket (incl. pier toll)
|Annual Season Ticket (incl. pier toll)||£58.50|
Please see a member of staff regarding the purchase of the above 30 Day car park tickets and the issuing of your 'pier charge' card.
For the protection of the pier and its users a weight restriction of 3 tonnes applies as well as a height restriction of 2.25m. A 10mph speed limit will also apply and will be strictly enforced by the use of average speed cameras. Drivers exceeding this limit will be issued a fixed penalty notice of £80 and/or exclusion from Wightlink property and services.
Please be advised that the 10MPH speed restriction applies to all cyclists as well as vehicles, for health and safety reasons.
Following a recent incident all cyclists are reminded of the speed limit and that they MUST dismount their bicycles on the approach to and in the Terminal Buildings and also on the apporach to the entrance/exit to the esplanade.
Failure to observe the above restrictions and disregard for the safety of our customers will regrettably result in a ban from all Wightlink premises and vessels.
At our Ryde Terminal you will find our new Costa Coffee shop which serves a wide range of Costa delights including sandwiches and pastries.
Travel updates for Portsmouth to Ryde Catamaran
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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