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Fishbourne
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Portsmouth Fishbourne Ferry

The ferry from Portsmouth to Fishbourne typically sails 21 times daily and up to 146 times weekly. The Portsmouth to Fishbourne ferry is operated by Wightlink. Portsmouth Fishbourne Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Portsmouth Fishbourne Ferry Times

The earliest Portsmouth Fishbourne ferry typically departs Portsmouth at about 03:00. The average sailing time of a ferry from Portsmouth to Fishbourne is approximately 45m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 45m.

Portsmouth to Fishbourne Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Portsmouth to Fishbourne typically range between $120* and $468*. On average the Portsmouth Fishbourne ferry is $301*. The cheapest Portsmouth Fishbourne ferry prices start from $12*. The average price for a foot passenger is $101*. The average price for a Portsmouth Fishbourne car ferry is $327*.

Ferry prices may differ by season and depend on various factors, such as number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time. Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days, last updated 05 July, 2023.

How far is Fishbourne from Portsmouth?

The distance between Portsmouth and Fishbourne is approximately 10.0 miles (16.1km), or 8.7 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Portsmouth to Fishbourne?

Yes, there is a car ferry from Portsmouth to Fishbourne provided by Wightlink. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and tickets for car ferries between Portsmouth and Fishbourne.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Portsmouth Fishbourne ferry?

Yes, Portsmouth Fishbourne ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Portsmouth to Fishbourne with Wightlink.

Portsmouth Fishbourne Ferry Operator Schedules

  • Wightlink - 150 weekly sailings, 22 daily sailings

For more information, please visit our Ferries from England to Isle of Wight page.
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Portsmouth - Fishbourne Route summary
Departure Country UK
Destination Country UK
No. of Operators 1
Operators Wightlink
Average Price A$316*
Average Daily Sailings 21
Average Weekly Sailings 143
Average Sailing Duration 45m
First Ferry 03:00
Last Ferry 23:59
Distance 8 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Portsmouth to Fishbourne?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Portsmouth to Fishbourne is approximately 45m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.
  • How much is the ferry from Portsmouth to Fishbourne?

    The average price of a ferry from Portsmouth to Fishbourne is approximately 108 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Portsmouth to Fishbourne?

    There is 1 ferry operator for Portsmouth to Fishbourne and this is
    • Wightlink
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Portsmouth to Fishbourne?

    Ferries from Portsmouth to Fishbourne are available for booking through our deal finder, with live prices, timetables and operators.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Portsmouth to Fishbourne?

    Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger from Portsmouth to Fishbourne with
    • Wightlink
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Portsmouth to Fishbourne?

    Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Portsmouth to Fishbourne with
    • Wightlink
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Portsmouth to Fishbourne?

    Yes, pets are allowed onboard the ferry from Portsmouth to Fishbourne. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation. Please read the operators pet guidelines. The following operators currently allow pets on the ferry
    • Wightlink
  • How far is Fishbourne from Portsmouth?

    The distance between Portsmouth to Fishbourne is approximately 8 nautical miles.

Portsmouth Guide

Portsmouth is one of the best connected ports in the United Kingdom, serving nine different destinations across Europe with operators including Condor Ferries and Brittany Ferries. To the south of the naval base, you will find the Isle of Wight (Ryde) Passenger Ferry Terminal, while the Continental Ferry Terminal serves Le Havre in France and Bilbao in Spain. There are also daily crossings to Cherbourg, Caen and St Malo in France, St Helier in Jersey and St Peter Port in Guernsey.

Located on the south coast of England, in the county of Hampshire, Portsmouth is the UK's only island city, situated around 100 km to the south west of London and 30 km to the east of Southampton. The city's long history is inextricably linked to the sea, hosting to the oldest dry dock in the world still used today and also to famous ships such as HMS Victory, Admiral Lord Nelson's flagship; the Mary Rose, and HMS Warrior.


Fishbourne Guide

The small port village of Fishbourne is located on the Isle of Wight, sitting on the east bank of the Wootton Creek, between the village of Wootton and Ryde. Fishbourne’s port has a terminal to accommodate the ferry, operated by Wightlink, from Portsmouth located across the Solent on the English mainland.

Running up to 30 times a day, this service from Portsmouth lasts approximately 45 minutes, representing one of the easiest methods of hopping between England and the Isle of Wight.

Vectis is the ancient Roman name for the Isle of Wight, which is a county and the largest island in England that sits in the English Channel around seven kilometres off the coast of Hampshire, on the English mainland. The narrow stretch of water separating the Isle of Wight from the mainland is called The Solent, while the island has been a popular tourist destination since Victorian times, and remains to this day.


Portsmouth to Fishbourne Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 26/2/2024 and 3/3/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Wightlink 03:00 03:45 45 minutes Everyday
Wightlink 05:00 05:45 45 minutes Everyday
Wightlink 06:00 06:45 45 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Wightlink 07:00 07:45 45 minutes Everyday
Wightlink 08:00 08:45 45 minutes Everyday
Wightlink 09:00 09:45 45 minutes Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun
Wightlink 10:00 10:45 45 minutes Everyday
Wightlink 11:00 11:45 45 minutes Everyday
Wightlink 12:00 12:45 45 minutes Everyday
Wightlink 13:00 13:45 45 minutes Everyday
Wightlink 14:00 14:45 45 minutes Everyday
Wightlink 15:00 15:45 45 minutes Everyday
Wightlink 16:00 16:45 45 minutes Everyday
Wightlink 17:00 17:45 45 minutes Everyday
Wightlink 18:00 18:45 45 minutes Everyday
Wightlink 19:00 19:45 45 minutes Everyday
Wightlink 20:00 20:45 45 minutes Everyday
Wightlink 22:00 22:45 45 minutes Everyday
Wightlink 23:59 00:44 45 minutes Everyday
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