Portsmouth to Fishbourne car & passenger ferry

Your journey at a glance

  • How long does it take?
    It’s around 45 minutes on board one of Wightlink’s spacious ferries.
  • Where from, where to?
    The ferry links Portsmouth, a vibrant port with excellent road and rail connections to all parts of the UK, and Fishbourne, very convenient for destinations in East and Central Wight.
  • What’s on board?
    You can relax and enjoy the spacious passenger lounges, an observation deck and pick up a drink or snacks from the café-bar.
  • When can I go?
    Wightlink offers frequent, round-the-clock sailings all year.
  • How much does it cost?
    Wightlink offer a range of fares for vehicles and foot passengers on one of our three routes.

Portsmouth Car Ferry Terminal

Portsmouth Car Ferry Terminal
Gunwharf Road
Portsmouth Gunwharf

Yes, Wightlink’s Portsmouth Car and Passenger Ferry Terminal is easily accessible. It’s just a 10 minute walk from Portsmouth Harbour Railway Station and the nearby bus interchange, which is served by both local buses and national coaches.
  • Wightlink Ticket Office
  • Costa Coffee Shop
  • Toilets
  • Bicycle racks.

The car park at our Portsmouth Car Ferry Terminal in Gunwharf Road will be closed from 13 September 2016 throughout improvements works at Portsmouth Car Ferry Terminal, although customers with parking season tickets will be admitted. We apologise for the inconvenience.

How much does it cost?
Up to 2 hours£2.50
2-16 hours£6.40
16-24 hours£8.20
For any hours over 24, a daily rate will apply£8.20
Evening & Overnight Parking (4.00 pm – 5.00 am)£4.40

If you have a 30 Day or longer Wightlink Season Ticket or are a 60 single passenger Multilink Pass holder, you can take advantage of these special Parking Season Ticket rates:

How much does it cost?
For 30 Day Season Ticket, Academic Season Ticket or Book of 60 single passenger Multilink Pass holders£68.00
For 90 Day Season Ticket holders£66.00
For Annual Season Ticket holders£62.00

You can buy your Parking Season Ticket at the Wightlink Ticket Office

If the car park is full or closed, can I park nearby?

Yes, the Gunwharf Quays and Wickham Street car parks are close by and Wightlink has negotiated a special parking rate for customers parking for up to 24 hours at Gunwharf Quays.

Please note this discount is not available during Isle of Wight Festival periods when 24 hour parking will cost £20. To take advantage of this rate, just show your ticket, or your ticket receipt at the car park office.

Details of car park closures will be listed on Travel Information

The Gunwharf Quays office is open:

Monday – 7.30 am – Midnight
Tuesday – 7.30 am – Midnight
Wednesday – 7.30 am – 2.00 am
Thursday – 7.30 am – Midnight
Friday – 7.30 am – 3.00 am
Saturday – 7.30 am – 3.00 am
Sunday – 7.30 am – Midnight

How much does it cost to park at Gunwharf Quays with the discount?
Up to 2 hours£2.90
2-3 hours£3.90
3-4 hours£5.90
4-5 hours£6.90
Up to 24 hours(not during Isle of Wight Festival)£8.00

How much does it cost to park at Wickham Street?
Up to 1 hour£1.00
1-2 hours£2.00
2-3 hours£3.00
3-4 hours£4.00
4-5 hours£5.00
5-6 hours£6.00
6-7 hours£7.00
7-8 hours£8.00
8- 24 hours£15.00

Fishbourne Car Ferry Terminal
Fishbourne Lane
Isle of Wight
PO33 4EU
Wightlink offers frequent, round-the-clock sailings all year.

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