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About Portsmouth

Portsmouth, located on the South coast of England, is home to several important historical dockyards and thus a storied maritime heritage. Though many people travel here to experience the nautical atmosphere, Portsmouth also offers many attractions and experiences to suit every taste.

For a taste of the sea, Henry VIII's Mary Rose is a must-see attraction, as well as Lord Nelson's famous HMS Victory. Both ships are accompanied by museums where visitors can learn more about these significant historical warships. If the weather drives you inside, take a walk around the Portsmouth Museum and Art Gallery, hosting a variety of displays and recreations of how life has changed in Portsmouth over the centuries. To see the whole city all at once, climb Spinnaker Tower to see the city from 170 meters high. Finally, if you're feeling brave, walk across the glass Sky Walk to see the waves crash on the shore beneath your feet.

Due to its many ports, Portsmouth is accessible via ferry, as well as train, car, and bus. The South Western Railway makes getting to Portsmouth from London and other southern towns easy, while National Express and Megabus provide bus services that link many other major towns and cities.

What ferry companies travel to Portsmouth, United Kingdom?

Located in United Kingdom, Portsmouth is accessible by ferry from 8 other cities. You can choose from 30 daily scheduled trips when you search for ferries to Portsmouth on Wanderu. Brittany Ferries usually has the most ferries on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Train tickets to Portsmouth are also available. Coach trips to Portsmouth are yet another option .

Ferry companies serving Portsmouth

FerryRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Brittany Ferries47h 7m£80.76
Condor Ferries29h 10m£56.20
Wightlink20h 41m£17.61
Condor Ferries111h 24m£68.76

Frequently Asked Questions

£16.94 is the cheapest price for a ferry ticket to Portsmouth, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Portsmouth. In the last month, ferries from Fishbourne to Portsmouth had the lowest average price at £16.94.

The busiest ferry station in Portsmouth is Wightlink Gunwharf Terminal. There are several other active stations in addition to this main station. The most popular ferry stations in Portsmouth are:

  • Wightlink Gunwharf Terminal
  • International Port, Cruise & Ferry Terminal
  • Ferry Terminal
The closest airport to Portsmouth is Bournemouth Airport (BOH), it is located 33.3 miles from the city center of Portsmouth.
Portsmouth is the most popular ferry destination in Portsmouth. It also ranks number 10 in United Kingdom. Portsmouth has the most ferry connections in the region. There are 30 ferry schedules arriving in Portsmouth each day.
The population of Portsmouth is 194150. Portsmouth ranks number 1 in terms of population in Portsmouth and number 5 in all of United Kingdom.
Ferry tickets to Portsmouth range from £17 for a short trip to Portsmouth, while a 60 to 200 mile ferry trip to Portsmouth starts at , and a longer trip by ferry to Portsmouth can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as £17.
The closest ferry station to the city center of Portsmouth is International Port, Cruise & Ferry Terminal , located just 0.5 miles away. Select International Port, Cruise & Ferry Terminal as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Portsmouth. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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