Portsmouth to Fishbourne ferry

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Portsmouth - Fishbourne Ferry Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 19 daily ferries from Portsmouth to Fishbourne. Traveling by ferry from Portsmouth to Fishbourne usually takes around 47 minutes, but the fastest Wightlink ferry can make the trip in 40 minutes.

Distance8 mi (13 km)
Shortest duration0h 40m
Cheapest price$14.34
Trips per day19
Most frequent serviceWightlink
Ferry lines1

Price trends for ferries from Portsmouth to Fishbourne

Monthly average prices


What ferry companies travel from Portsmouth to Fishbourne?

There is one ferry company that operates from Portsmouth to Fishbourne. Wightlink is the only company that connects the two cities by ferry. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled ferries per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

FerryDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Wightlink190h 48m$19.47
  • Wightlink


    Book Wightlink from Portsmouth to Fishbourne from $14. There are 19 trips per day offered by Wightlink from Portsmouth to Fishbourne and you can expect on average to pay for a Wightlink ticket to Fishbourne. In Portsmouth, Wightlink departs to Fishbourne from Wightlink Gunwharf Terminal . In Fishbourne, Wightlink arrives at Fishbourne Port Ferry Terminal .

    An average trip on Wightlink from Portsmouth to Fishbourne takes 0 hours and 48 minutes , while the fastest available Wightlink trip will get you to Fishbourne in 0 hours and 40 minutes .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by ferry from Portsmouth to Fishbourne during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our ferry partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, ferry carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the ferry or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the ferry ride from Portsmouth to Fishbourne?

The ferry usually takes around 47 minutes to cover the 8 miles (13 kilometers) from Portsmouth to Fishbourne. However, the fastest ferry only takes 40 minutes. It's a short trip that goes by very quickly.

What is the busiest day to travel by ferry from Portsmouth to Fishbourne?

The busiest day of the week to travel by ferry from Portsmouth to Fishbourne is on Wednesday. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out. On the other hand, Wednesday is typically when ferries are least crowded. If you’re looking for a little extra space, taking a ferry on Wednesday is the way to go.

When do the earliest ferry and latest ferry leave Portsmouth?

The earliest ferry leaves Portsmouth at 2:00am. The latest ferry leaves Portsmouth at 11:00pm. To see the times for all ferries between the first and last ones, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many ferry trips to Fishbourne are there per day?

There are 19 scheduled ferries that travel from Portsmouth to Fishbourne every day. Of these, 19 are direct ferries, meaning that you do not have to change ferries at any point during your trip.

City Information


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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.

Station Information

Where does the ferry leave from in Portsmouth?

Main departure station: Wightlink Gunwharf Terminal

Most ferries depart from the main station in Portsmouth.

All ferry stations in Portsmouth:

  • Wightlink Gunwharf Terminal

Where does the ferry arrive in Fishbourne?

Main arrival station: Fishbourne Port Ferry Terminal

All ferries from Portsmouth arrive at one main station in Fishbourne.

All ferry stations in Fishbourne:

  • Fishbourne Port Ferry Terminal

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