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    Timetable changes

    UPDATE: Running to published Catamaran Timetable
    Portsmouth <> Ryde
    Thursday, 11 May, 2017 - Monday, 15 May, 2017

    UPDATE: Running to published Catamaran Timetable

    UPDATED 15.05.17:

    We are pleased to confirm that Wight Ryder II is now back in service and we are running to our published timetable.

    We apologise to all customers that were affected over the past few days.

    Impact on services & sailings: revised services

    This timetable update was added: May 11, 2017
    One-day closure of Portsmouth Car Ferry Terminal
    Portsmouth <> Fishbourne
    Wednesday, 24 May, 2017 - Wednesday, 24 May, 2017

    One-day closure of Portsmouth Car Ferry Terminal

    On Wednesday, 24 May 2017 our Portsmouth Car Ferry Terminal will be closed for most of the day and sailings will be operating to and from the Portsmouth International Port (Cruise and Cross Channel Ferry Terminal).

    • Diversion starts: from 7.00 am Fishbourne to Portsmouth and 8.30 am Portsmouth to Fishbourne
    • Last diverted sailing: 5 pm Fishbourne to Portsmouth and 6.30 pm Portsmouth to Fishbourne

    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.

    PORTSMOUTH FISHBOURNE
    Weds, 24 May Weds, 24 May
    03.00 01.00
    05.00 04.00
    06.00 06.00
    07.00 07.00 **
    08.30 * 08.00 **
    09.30 * 10.00 **
    10.30 * 11.00 **
    11.30 * 12.00 **
    12.30 * 13.00 **
    13.30 * 14.00 **
    14.30 * 15.00 **
    15.30 * 16.00 **
    17.30 * 17.00 **
    18.30 * 19.00
    20.00 20.00
    22.00 20.50
    23.59 23.00

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

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

    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.
    • 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.

    Keep up to date with changes to our services at www.wightlink.co.uk/updates

    Find out more about our improvement plans at www.wightlink.co.uk/investment

     

    Impact on services & sailings: extra services added

    This timetable update was added: May 11, 2017

    Travel information

    Portsmouth Car Ferry Terminal Car Park Closure – now closed to season ticket holders
    Portsmouth <> Fishbourne, Portsmouth <> Ryde
    Tuesday, 13 September, 2016 - Monday, 31 July, 2017

    Commencing 13 September 2016 the car park at Gunwharf Road will be closed to the public throughout improvements works at Portsmouth Car Ferry Terminal.

    Wightlink are now unable to sell Parking season tickets until late summer. 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 at 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 are at Gunwharf Quays (7 minute walk) and Wickham street (11 minute walk)

    Impact on services & sailings: travel information

    This timetable update was added: April 26, 2017

    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.

    Travel Updates will keep our passengers up to date via SMS or Email. If you would like to receive free Travel Updates then please complete the form below and we will let you know as soon as there is any disruption.

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