Service status

Timetable changes

Temporary Timetable – Portsmouth to Fishbourne: Monday, 4 February to Tuesday, 26 February 2019
Portsmouth <> Fishbourne
01/02/2019 - Tuesday, 26 February, 2019

Temporary Timetable – Portsmouth to Fishbourne: Monday, 4 February to Tuesday, 26 February 2019

Temporary Timetable: Monday, 4 February to Tuesday, 26 February 2019

Due to our Winter refit programme, we will be operating a temporary timetable on our Portsmouth-Fishbourne car ferry service from Monday, 4 February to Tuesday, 26 February.

*Sailing time approximately 60 minutes

Monday
Portsmouth Fishbourne
03.00 01.00
05.00 04.00
06.00 06.00
06.15* 07.00
07.00 07.30*
08.00 08.00
09.00 09.00
09.15* 10.00
10.00 10.30*
11.00 11.00
12.00 12.00
13.00 13.00
14.00 14.00
15.00 15.00
16.00 16.00
17.00 17.00
18.00 18.00
19.00 19.00
20.00 20.00
22.00 21.00
23.59 23.00

 

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday (see below for Thursday, 14 February)
Portsmouth Fishbourne
03.00 01.00
05.00 04.00
06.00 06.00
06.15* 07.00
07.00 07.30*
08.00 08.00
09.00 09.00
09.15* 10.00
10.00 10.30*
11.00 11.00
12.00 12.00
13.00 13.00
14.00 14.00
15.00 15.00
16.00 16.00
17.00 17.00
18.00 18.00
19.00 19.00
20.00 20.00
22.00 21.00
23.59 23.00
Thursday, 14 February
Portsmouth Fishbourne
03.00 01.00
05.00 04.00
06.00 06.00
06.15* 07.00
07.00 07.30*
08.00 08.00
09.00 09.00
09.15* 10.00
10.00 10.30*
11.00 11.00
12.00 12.00
12.30* 13.00
14.00 13.45*
15.00* 15.00
16.00 16.15*
18.00 17.00
18.30* 19.00
20.00 19.45*
22.00 21.00
23.59 23.00
Friday
Portsmouth Fishbourne
03.00 01.00
05.00 04.00
06.00 06.00
06.15* 07.00
07.00 07.30*
08.00 08.00
09.00 09.00
09.15* 10.00
10.00 10.30*
11.00 11.00
12.00 12.00
12.15* 13.00
13.00 13.30*
14.00 14.00
15.00 15.00
16.00 16.00
17.00 17.00
18.00 18.00
19.00 19.00
20.00 20.00
22.00 21.00
23.59 23.00

Saturday
Portsmouth Fishbourne
03.00 01.00
05.00 04.00
06.00 06.00
07.00 07.00
08.00 08.00
09.00 09.00
10.00 10.00
11.00 11.00
12.00 12.00
13.00 13.00
14.00 14.00
15.00 15.00
16.00 16.00
17.00 17.00
18.00 18.00
19.00 19.00
20.00 20.00
22.00 21.00
23.59 23.00

Sunday
Portsmouth Fishbourne
03.00 01.00
05.00 04.00
07.00 06.00
08.00 08.00
09.00 09.00
10.00 10.00
11.00 11.00
12.00 12.00
13.00 13.00
14.00 14.00
15.00 15.00
16.00 16.00
17.00 17.00
18.00 18.00
19.00 19.00
20.00 20.00
22.00 21.00
23.59 23.00

Impact on services & sailings: revised services

This timetable update was added: February 1, 2019
Temporary Timetable: Portsmouth Harbour to Ryde Pier Head 18 February – 28 March 2019
Portsmouth <> Ryde
12/02/2019 - Thursday, 28 March, 2019

Temporary Timetable: Portsmouth Harbour to Ryde Pier Head 18 February – 28 March 2019

We will be operating a temporary timetable on our Portsmouth Harbour – Ryde Pier Head FastCat service from Monday, 18 February to Thursday, 28 March 2019.

This is to allow our FastCats to undertake their annual maintenance and refit programme.

 

PORTSMOUTH HARBOUR
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
05.15 05.15 05.15 05.15 05.15 06.15 07.15
06.15 06.15 06.15 06.15 06.15 07.15 08.15
07.15 07.15 07.15 07.15 07.15 08.15 09.15
08.15 08.15 08.15 08.15 08.15 09.15 10.15
09.15 09.15 09.15 09.15 09.15 10.15 11.15
10.15 10.15 10.15 10.15 10.15 11.15 12.15
11.15 11.15 11.15 11.15 11.15 12.15 13.15
12.15 12.15 12.15 12.15 12.15 13.15 14.15
13.15 13.15 13.15 13.15 13.15 14.15 15.15
14.15 14.15 14.15 14.15 14.15 15.15 16.15
15.15 15.15 15.15 15.15 15.15 16.15 17.15
16.15 16.15 16.15 16.15 16.15 17.15 18.15
17.15 17.15 17.15 17.15 17.15 18.15 19.20
18.15 18.15 18.15 18.15 18.15 19.20 20.20
19.20 19.20 19.20 19.20 19.20 20.20 21.20
20.20 20.20 20.20 20.20 20.20 21.20 22.45
21.20 21.20 21.20 21.20 21.20 22.45
22.45 22.45 22.45 22.45 22.45

RYDE PIER HEAD
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
05.47 05.47 05.47 05.47 05.47 06.47 07.47
06.47 06.47 06.47 06.47 06.47 07.47 08.47
07.47 07.47 07.47 07.47 07.47 08.47 09.47
08.47 08.47 08.47 08.47 08.47 09.47 10.47
09.47 09.47 09.47 09.47 09.47 10.47 11.47
10.47 10.47 10.47 10.47 10.47 11.47 12.47
11.47 11.47 11.47 11.47 11.47 12.47 13.47
12.47 12.47 12.47 12.47 12.47 13.47 14.47
13.47 13.47 13.47 13.47 13.47 14.47 15.47
14.47 14.47 14.47 14.47 14.47 15.47 16.47
15.47 15.47 15.47 15.47 15.47 16.47 17.47
16.47 16.47 16.47 16.47 16.47 17.47 18.47
17.47 17.47 17.47 17.47 17.47 18.47 19.47
18.47 18.47 18.47 18.47 18.47 19.47 20.47
19.47 19.47 19.47 19.47 19.47 20.47 21.47
20.47 20.47 20.47 20.47 20.47 21.47 23.10
21.47 21.47 21.47 21.47 21.47 23.10
23.10 23.10 23.10 23.10 23.10 07.15

Impact on services & sailings: revised services

This timetable update was added: February 12, 2019
Temporary Timetable: Portsmouth – Fishbourne Wednesday, 27 February to Friday, 1 March 2019
Portsmouth <> Fishbourne
13/02/2019 - Friday, 1 March, 2019

Temporary Timetable: Portsmouth – Fishbourne Wednesday, 27 February to Friday, 1 March 2019

Temporary Timetable: Wednesday, 27 February  to Friday, 1 March2019

Due to our Winter refit programme, we will be operating a temporary timetable on our Portsmouth-Fishbourne car ferry service from  Wednesday, 27 February to Friday, 1 March 2019.

*Sailing time approximately 60 minutes 

Wednesday, 27 February
Portsmouth Fishbourne
03.00 01.00
05.00 04.00
06.00 06.00
06.15* 07.00
07.00 07.30*
08.00 08.00
09.00 09.00
09.15* 10.00
10.00 10.30*
11.00 11.00
12.00 12.00
13.00 13.00
15.00 14.00
16.00 16.00
17.00 17.00
18.00 18.00
19.00 19.00
20.00 20.00
22.00 21.00
23.59 22.00
23.59 23.00
Thursday, 28 February
Portsmouth Fishbourne
03.00 01.00
05.00 04.00
06.00 06.00
06.15* 07.00
07.00 07.30*
08.00 08.00
09.00 09.00
09.15* 10.00
10.00 10.30*
11.00 11.00
12.00 12.00
13.00 13.00
15.00 14.00
16.00 15.00
17.00 16.00
18.00 17.00
19.00 18.00
20.00 19.00
22.00 20.00
23.59 21.00
23.59 22.00
Friday, 1 March
Portsmouth Fishbourne
03.00 01.00
05.00 04.00
06.00 06.00
06.15* 07.00
07.00 07.30*
08.00 08.00
09.00 09.00
09.15* 10.00
10.00 10.30*
11.00 11.00
12.00 12.00
13.00 13.00
15.00 14.00
16.00 16.00
17.00 17.00
18.00 18.00
19.00 19.00
20.00 20.00
22.00 21.00
23.59 23.00
23.59

Impact on services & sailings: revised services

This timetable update was added: February 12, 2019
Reconstruction and Resurfacing of Fishbourne Lane, Fishbourne: Monday, 30 September – Friday, 1 November 2019
Portsmouth <> Fishbourne
18/02/2019 - Friday, 1 November, 2019

Reconstruction and Resurfacing of Fishbourne Lane, Fishbourne: Monday, 30 September – Friday, 1 November 2019

We will be operating a temporary overnight timetable for five weeks between Monday, 30 September and Friday, 1 November 2019 because of essential roadworks on Fishbourne Lane.

Island Roads will be reconstructing and resurfacing part of Fishbourne Lane in September and October 2019 as part of its programme of road maintenance throughout the Isle of Wight. There will be five weeks of overnight road closures and traffic will be controlled by temporary lights at other times.

Extra sailings will be scheduled on the Lymington-Yarmouth route during the closure periods.

a – Monday, 30 September only

b – Friday, 25 October and Friday, 1 November only

c – Thursday, 31 October only

PORTSMOUTH
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
01.00a 03.00 03.00 03.00 03.00 03.00 03.00
03.00 05.00 05.00 05.00 05.00 05.00 05.00
05.00 06.00 06.00 06.00 06.00 06.00 07.00
06.00 06.30 06.30 06.30 06.30 07.00 08.00
06.30 07.00 07.00 07.00 07.00 08.00 09.00
07.00 08.00 08.00 08.00 08.00 09.00 10.00
08.00 08.30 08.30 08.30 08.30 10.00 11.00
08.30 09.00 09.00 09.00 09.00 11.00 12.00
09.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 12.00 13.00
10.00 11.00 11.00 10.30c 10.30 13.00 14.00
10.30 12.00 12.00 11.00 11.00 14.00 15.00
11.00 13.00 13.00 12.00 12.00 15.00 16.00
12.00 14.00 14.00 13.00 12.30b 16.00 17.00
12.30a 15.00 15.00 14.00 13.00 17.00 18.00
13.00 16.00 16.00 15.00 14.00 18.00 19.00
14.00 17.00 17.00 16.00 14.30b 19.00 20.00
14.30a 18.00 18.00 17.00 15.00 20.00 22.00
15.00 19.00 19.00 18.00 16.00 22.00 23.59
16.00 20.00 20.00 19.00 16.30b 23.59
16.30a 20.00 17.00
17.00 18.00
18.00 18.30b
19.00 19.00
20.00 20.00
20.30b
21.00
FISHBOURNE
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
02.00a 04.00 04.00 04.00 05.00 04.00 04.00
04.00 06.00 06.00 06.00 06.00 06.00 06.00
06.00 07.00 07.00 07.00 07.00 07.00 08.00
07.00 07.30 07.30 07.30 07.30 08.00 09.00
07.30 08.00 08.00 08.00 08.00 09.00 10.00
08.00 09.00 09.00 09.00 09.00 10.00 11.00
09.00 09.30 09.30 09.30 09.30 11.00 12.00
09.30 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 12.00 13.00
10.00 11.00 11.00 11.00 11.00 13.00 14.00
11.00 12.00 12.00 11.30c 11.30 14.00 15.00
11.30 13.00 13.00 12.00 12.00 15.00 16.00
12.00 14.00 14.00 13.00 13.00 16.00 17.00
13.00 15.00 15.00 14.00 13.30b 17.00 18.00
13.30a 16.00 16.00 15.00 14.00 18.00 19.00
14.00 17.00 17.00 16.00 15.00 19.00 20.00
15.00 18.00 18.00 17.00 15.30b 20.00 21.00
15.30a 19.00 19.00 18.00 16.00 21.00
16.00 20.00 20.00 19.00 17.00
17.00 21.00 21.00 20.00 17.30b
17.30a 21.00 18.00
18.00 19.00
19.00 19.30b
20.00 20.00
21.00 21.00
21.30b

 

Impact on services & sailings: revised services

This timetable update was added: February 18, 2019
Extra Overnight Sailings: Lymington & Yarmouth Monday, 30 September-Friday, 1 November 2019
Lymington <> Yarmouth
18/02/2019 - Friday, 1 November, 2019

Extra Overnight Sailings: Lymington & Yarmouth Monday, 30 September-Friday, 1 November 2019

Extra Sailings:

We will be operating extra overnight sailings during the road closures at Fishbourne Lane, Fishbourne from Monday, 30 September to Friday, 1 November 2019.

 

Lymington
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
01.05 01.05 01.05 01.05 01.05
23.05 23.05 23.05 23.05 23.05
Yarmouth
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
02.00 02.00 02.00 02.00 02.00
23.59 23.59 23.05 23.05 23.05

 

Impact on services & sailings: revised services

This timetable update was added: February 18, 2019
Temporary Timetable March 2019 – Lymington & Yarmouth
Lymington <> Yarmouth
18/03/2019 - Sunday, 24 March, 2019

Temporary Timetable March 2019 – Lymington & Yarmouth

Temporary Timetable

From Monday, 18 March 2019 to Sunday, 24 March 2019, we will be operating a temporary timetable on our Lymington-Yarmouth service.

This is to allow the Yarmouth Harbour Commissioners team to complete essential maintenance work on the Yarmouth linkspan.

LYMINGTON YARMOUTH
Monday, 18 March 2019
05.35 06.45
06.40 07.50
07.40 08.55
08.45 09.55
09.50 11.00
10.50 12.00
11.55 13.05
12.55 14.05
14.00 15.10
15.00 16.10
16.05 17.15
17.05 18.15
18.10 19.20
19.10 20.20
21.05 22.00
LYMINGTON YARMOUTH
Tuesday, 19 & Wednesday, 20March 2019
05.35 06.45
06.40 07.50
07.40 08.55
08.45 09.55
09.50 11.00
10.50 12.00
11.55 13.05
14.00 15.10
15.00 16.10
16.05 17.15
17.05 18.15
18.10 19.20
19.10 20.20
21.05 22.00
LYMINGTON YARMOUTH
Thursday, 21 March 2019
05.35 06.45
06.40 07.50
07.40 08.55
08.45 09.55
09.50 11.00
10.50 12.00
11.55 13.05
12.55 14.05
14.00 15.10
15.00 16.10
16.05 17.15
17.05 18.15
18.10 19.20
19.10 20.20
21.05 22.00
LYMINGTON YARMOUTH
Friday, 22 March 2019
05.35 06.45
06.40 07.50
07.40 08.55
08.45 09.55
09.50 11.00
10.50 12.00
11.55 13.05
12.55 14.05
14.00 15.10
15.00 16.10
16.05 17.15
17.05 18.15
18.10 19.20
19.10 20.20
20.15 21.25
21.05 22.00
LYMINGTON YARMOUTH
Saturday, 23 March 2019
05.35 06.45
06.40 07.50
07.40 08.55
08.45 09.55
09.50 11.00
10.50 12.00
11.55 13.05
12.55 14.05
14.00 15.10
15.00 16.10
16.05 17.15
17.05 18.15
19.10 20.20
21.05 22.00
LYMINGTON YARMOUTH
Sunday, 24 March 2019
05.35 06.40
07.30 08.35
09.25 10.30
11.20 12.25
12.15 13.25
13.15 14.25
14.15 15.25
15.15 16.25
16.15 17.25
17.15 18.20
19.10 20.15
21.05 22.05

Impact on services & sailings: revised services

This timetable update was added: January 1, 2019

Travel information

Booking essential, 01.00 & 03:00 sailings Portsmouth & Fishbourne
Portsmouth <> Fishbourne
13/09/2018 - Tuesday, 31 December, 2019

Our Monday to Friday 03:00 sailings from Portsmouth-Fishbourne and our Tuesday to Thursday 01.00 sailings from Fishbourne-Portsmouth have restricted passenger numbers.

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
M27 Romsey Road, Bridge Replacement Scheme
Lymington <> Yarmouth, Portsmouth <> Fishbourne
27/09/2018 - Thursday, 31 October, 2019

M27 Romsey Road, Bridge Replacement Scheme

M27 Romsey Road bridge is to be replaced over the next year.

The majority of the works will be take place overnight, but there will be elements of overnight and weekend working. As part of the works the M27 between junctions 3 and 4 and the A3057 Romsey Road bridge will be closed on the following dates:

  • 22.00 Friday, 28 September – 05.00 Monday, 1 October 2018
  • 22.00 Friday, 26 April – 05.00 Monday, 29 April 2019
  • 22.00 Friday, 18 October – 05.00 Monday 21 October 2019

Customers are advised to allow extra travelling time during these closures to allow for diversions.

For full information on the scheme, visit www.highways.gov.uk/M27romseyroad

Thank you.

 

 

Impact on services & sailings: travel information

This timetable update was added: May 23, 2018
Portsmouth Harbour Train Station – Gate Installation
Portsmouth <> Ryde
10/12/2018 - Thursday, 31 January, 2019

Portsmouth Harbour Train Station

Portsmouth Harbour Train Station have recently installed ticket gates near the train station main entrance door.

Wightlink customers and visitors are not required to produce a ticket to pass through. If you have any concerns, at any time, please speak to a member of our team at our FastCat ticket desks.

Impact on services & sailings: travel information

This timetable update was added: April 12, 2018
Booking Essential: 05.00 sailing Portsmouth-Fishbourne 23 & 24 March 2019
Portsmouth <> Fishbourne
10/01/2019 - Sunday, 24 March, 2019

Our 05.00 sailing from Portsmouth-Fishbourne on Saturday, 24 and Sunday, 25 March 2019 have restricted passenger numbers.

Booking is essential for customers wishing to travel on these sailings, including holders of Season Tickets.

 

Impact on services & sailings: travel information

This timetable update was added: January 29, 2018
Anglesea Road and Park Road, Portsmouth – Junction Improvements
Portsmouth <> Fishbourne, Portsmouth <> Ryde
12/02/2019 - Saturday, 23 February, 2019

Junction Improvements

Work to continue to improve the pedestrian crossing at Anglesea Road and Park Road junction in Portsmouth will begin again on Monday, 18 February to Friday, 22 February 2019.  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 Friday 22.00 – 05.30

 

Impact on services & sailings: travel information

This timetable update was added: January 16, 2019
South Western Railway – Reduced Services
Lymington <> Yarmouth, Portsmouth <> Ryde
12/02/2019 - Saturday, 16 March, 2019

South Western Railway – Reduced Services

SWR will be putting in place their normal contingency arrangements and operating a reduced service due to industrial action on the following dates.

  • Friday, 22 February
  • Saturday, 9 March
  • Saturday, 16 March

Island Line train services are not affected by this industrial action.

Further information and timetables can be found on the South Western Railway website:

www.southwesternrailway.com/plan-my-journey

Impact on services & sailings: travel information

This timetable update was added: February 12, 2019

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.

You can get the latest travel updates straight to your phone with the Wightlink App. Simply download the App, sign in to your account and select ‘Notification Signup’ on the menu. From there, you can choose which routes you’d like to receive notifications for.

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Portsmouth - Fishbourne

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