Service status

Timetable changes

Three day closure of Portsmouth Car Ferry Terminal
Portsmouth <> Fishbourne
Tuesday, 7 March, 2017 - Thursday, 9 March, 2017

Three day closure of Portsmouth Car Ferry Terminal

On 7, 8 and 9 March 2017 our Portsmouth Car Ferry Terminal will be closed and sailings will be operating to and from the Portsmouth International Port (Cruise and Cross Channel Ferry Terminal).

We will only accept booked vehicles during this time and foot passengers can only travel on our Portsmouth Harbour to Ryde Pier Head passenger catamaran route.

We will be operating an additional overnight foot passenger service between Portsmouth Harbour and Ryde Pier Head.

PORTSMOUTH TO FISHBOURNE

FISHBOURNE TO PORTSMOUTH

Tue, 7 Mar

Wed, 8 Mar

Thu, 9 Mar

Tue, 7 Mar

Wed, 8 Mar

Thu, 9 Mar

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* Departing from the Portsmouth International Port,
crossing time approximately 60 minutes.

** Arriving at the Portsmouth International Port,
crossing time approximately 60 minutes.

PORTSMOUTH HARBOUR TO RYDE PIER HEAD

RYDE PIER HEAD TO PORTSMOUTH HARBOUR

Wed, 8 Mar

Thu, 9 Mar

Wed, 8 Mar

Thu, 9 Mar

00:1500:1501:1501:15
03:1503:1504:1504:15

Sailings operated by a chartered vessel, crossing time approximately 35 minutes. Disabled / Accessible Travel Passengers are advised to travel on our usual services to allow us to provide the necessary assistance.

Sailings operated by a chartered vessel, crossing time approximately 35 minutes. Disabled / Accessible Travel Passengers are advised to travel on our usual services to allow us to provide the necessary assistance.

Good to know…

  • Remember to follow the signs for Cruise and Cross Channel Ferries when driving into Portsmouth, rather than signs to Isle of Wight Ferries.
  • Always check-in on time and arrive at the port at least 30 minutes before the departure of your sailing.
  • You will travel through security at the Portsmouth International Port and this may involve a search of your vehicle and a check of the number of people travelling.
  • You do not need a passport to enter Portsmouth International Port and drive onto the ferry. You will only need a passport if you are travelling in a freight vehicle (such as a lorry or van) and wish to access the terminal facilities.

Impact on services & sailings: revised services

This timetable update was added: February 8, 2017
Three day closure of Portsmouth Car Ferry Terminal
Portsmouth <> Fishbourne
Tuesday, 28 March, 2017 - Thursday, 30 March, 2017

Three day closure of Portsmouth Car Ferry Terminal

On 28, 29 and 30 March 2017 our Portsmouth Car Ferry Terminal will be closed and sailings will be operating to and from the Portsmouth International Port (Cruise and Cross Channel Ferry Terminal).

We will only accept booked vehicles during this time and foot passengers can only travel on our Portsmouth Harbour to Ryde Pier Head passenger catamaran route.

We will be operating an additional overnight foot passenger service between Portsmouth Harbour and Ryde Pier Head.

PORTSMOUTH TO FISHBOURNE

FISHBOURNE TO PORTSMOUTH

Tue, 28 Mar

Wed, 29 Mar

Thu, 30 Mar

Tue, 28 Mar

Wed, 29 Mar

Thu, 30 Mar

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* Departing from the Portsmouth International Port,
crossing time approximately 60 minutes.

** Arriving at the Portsmouth International Port,
crossing time approximately 60 minutes.

PORTSMOUTH HARBOUR TO RYDE PIER HEAD

RYDE PIER HEAD TO PORTSMOUTH HARBOUR

Wed, 29 Mar

Thu, 30 Mar

Wed, 29 Mar

Thu, 30 Mar

00:1500:1501:1501:15
03:1503:1504:1504:15

Sailings operated by a chartered vessel, crossing time approximately 35 minutes. Disabled / Accessible Travel Passengers are advised to travel on our usual services to allow us to provide the necessary assistance.

Sailings operated by a chartered vessel, crossing time approximately 35 minutes. Disabled / Accessible Travel Passengers are advised to travel on our usual services to allow us to provide the necessary assistance.

Good to know…

  • Remember to follow the signs for Cruise and Cross Channel Ferries when driving into Portsmouth, rather than signs to Isle of Wight Ferries.
  • Always check-in on time and arrive at the port at least 30 minutes before the departure of your sailing.
  • You will travel through security at the Portsmouth International Port and this may involve a search of your vehicle and a check of the number of people travelling.
  • You do not need a passport to enter Portsmouth International Port and drive onto the ferry. You will only need a passport if you are travelling in a freight vehicle (such as a lorry or van) and wish to access the terminal facilities.0

Impact on services & sailings: revised services

This timetable update was added: February 17, 2017

Travel information

Portsmouth Car Ferry Terminal Car Park Closure – now closed to season ticket holders
Portsmouth <> Fishbourne, Portsmouth <> Ryde
Tuesday, 13 September, 2016 - Saturday, 1 July, 2017

The car park at Gunwharf Road is closed to the public throughout improvements works at Portsmouth Car Ferry Terminal.

Wightlink are now unable to sell parking season tickets until late summer 2017. This is because parking and space at our car park will be extremely limited over the next stage of our terminal improvement works.

Alternative parking is available of our Lymington terminal. We will advise passengers if we’re aware of any alternative parking arrangements that can be made.

We’re very sorry for the inconvenience this will cause.

Where are the nearest alternative car parks?

The closest car parks to us are at Gunwharf Quays (7 minute walk) and Wickham street (11 minute walk).

Impact on services & sailings: travel information

This timetable update was added: September 9, 2016

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