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How to get to Portsmouth by ferry

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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 5 other cities. You can choose from 32 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 Ferries36h 48m£47.45
Wightlink20h 45m£15.01

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a ferry ticket to Portsmouth?

£14.85 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 £14.85.

Where is the ferry station in Portsmouth, United Kingdom?

The busiest ferry station in Portsmouth is Wightlink Gunwharf Terminal. As Portsmouth's main station, it has the most ferries coming and going. However, a popular alternative is Ferry Terminal.

What is the closest airport to Portsmouth, POR?

The closest airport to Portsmouth is Bournemouth Airport (BOH), it is located 33.3 miles from the city center of Portsmouth.

Is Portsmouth a popular ferry travel destination?

Portsmouth is the most popular ferry destination in Portsmouth. It also ranks number 16 in United Kingdom. Portsmouth has the most ferry connections in the region. There are 32 ferry schedules arriving in Portsmouth each day.

What is the population of Portsmouth?

The population of Portsmouth is 194150. Portsmouth ranks number 1 in terms of population in Portsmouth and number 5 in all of United Kingdom.

How much do ferry tickets to Portsmouth cost?

Ferry tickets to Portsmouth range from £15 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 £15 .

What ferry station is located closest to the city center of Portsmouth?

The closest ferry station to the city center of Portsmouth is Ferry Terminal, located just 1.9 miles away. Select 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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