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Adjusted Timetable: Portsmouth Harbour & Ryde Pier Head – Linkspan upgrade
Portsmouth <> Ryde
18/09/2018 - Tuesday, 25 September, 2018

Adjusted Timetable: Portsmouth Harbour & Ryde Pier Head – Linkspan upgrade

We will be operating a temporary timetable on our Portsmouth Harbour – Ryde Pier Head FastCat service on Monday, 24 and Tuesday, 25 September 2018.

This is to complete the upgrade on the linkspan between Ryde Pier Head and our FastCats.

We apologise for any changes to your travel plans. Once these improvement works are complete it will be easier for our customers to board and disembark our FastCats.

(on mobile devices you can swipe from left to right on each timetable to see both routes)

Monday, 24 September 2018

PORTSMOUTH HARBOUR       RYDE PIER HEAD      
06.15 05:45*
06.40 06.47
07.15 07.10
07.40 07.47
08.15 08.10
08.40 08.47
09.15 09.10
10.15 09.47
11.15 10.47
12.15 11.47
13.15 12.47
14.15 13.47
15.15 14.47
15.45* 15.47
17.15* 16.30*
17.40 18.10
18.15 18.47
18.45 19.15
19.20 19.47
20.20 20.47
21.20 21.47
22.45 23:10

*Crossing time approximately 45 minutes, due to being operated by a charter vessel at low tide.

Tuesday, 25 September 2018

PORTSMOUTH HARBOUR       RYDE PIER HEAD      
05.30* 06.15*
06.40 07.10
07:15 07.47
07.40 08.10
08.15 08.47
08.40 09.10
09.15 09.47
10.15 10.47
11.15 11.47
12.15 12.47
13.15 13.47
14.15 14.47
15.15 15.47
16.15 16.47
16.47* 17.30*
18.15* 19.10
18.40 19.47
19.20 20.47
20:20 21.47
21:20 23.10
22:45

*Crossing time approximately 45 minutes, due to being operated by a charter vessel at low tide.

Impact on services & sailings: revised services

This timetable update was added: September 10, 2018

Travel information

Anglesea Road and Park Road, Portsmouth – Junction Improvements
Portsmouth <> Fishbourne, Portsmouth <> Ryde
Monday, 4 June, 2018 - Sunday, 28 October, 2018

Junction Improvements

Work to improve the pedestrian crossings at Anglesea Road and Park Road junction in Portsmouth will begin on Monday, 4 June 2018 and will take up to 20 weeks as the current layout is no longer suitable for the high volume of pedestrians and vehicles it serves. Lanes will remain open during the day with signed diversion routes in place at night. A temporary crossing will be available  at all times.

Work will take place overnight:

Monday to Thursday 20.30 – 05.30

Friday Midnight – 08.00

Impact on services & sailings: travel information

This timetable update was added: December 22, 2017
Booking essential, 03:00 sailings from Portsmouth – Mon to Fri
Portsmouth <> Fishbourne
13/09/2018 - Monday, 31 December, 2018

Our 03:00 sailings from Portsmouth on Mondays to Fridays have restricted passenger numbers until the end of the year.

Booking is essential for customers wishing to travel on these sailings, including holders of passenger season tickets.

Impact on services & sailings: travel information

This timetable update was added: September 13, 2018

Wightlink Travel Updates

We know how important it is to you that our ferries are on time and we continue to place service as one of our top priorities so you can get to where you need to be on time.

We update our Service Status, found on the home page of our website, every morning to ensure you have the most up to date information and continually review it throughout the day so you can access the latest information at all times.

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