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Ryde to Portsmouth Harbour Ferry

Depending on the season their are usually 18 daily and 122 weekly sailings between Ryde and Portsmouth Harbour. The Ryde to Portsmouth Harbour ferry is operated by Wightlink. Ryde Portsmouth Harbour Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Ryde Portsmouth Harbour Ferry Times

The earliest Ryde Portsmouth Harbour ferry typically departs Ryde at about 05:40. The average sailing time of a ferry from Ryde to Portsmouth Harbour is approximately 22m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 22m.

Ryde to Portsmouth Harbour Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Ryde to Portsmouth Harbour typically range between $42* and $190*. On average the Ryde Portsmouth Harbour ferry is $111*. The cheapest Ryde Portsmouth Harbour ferry prices start from $33*. The average price for a foot passenger is $111*.

Ferry prices may differ by season and depend on various factors, such as number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

How far is Portsmouth Harbour from Ryde?

The distance between Ryde and Portsmouth Harbour is approximately 5.8 miles (9.3km), or 5.0 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Ryde to Portsmouth Harbour?

No, currently there is no car ferry from Ryde to Portsmouth Harbour.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Ryde Portsmouth Harbour ferry?

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

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Isle of Wight to England page.
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Ryde - Portsmouth Harbour Route summary
Departure Country UK
Destination Country UK
No. of Operators 1
Operators Wightlink
Average Price A$111*
Average Daily Sailings 18
Average Weekly Sailings 122
Average Sailing Duration 22m
First Ferry 05:40
Last Ferry 23:10
Distance 5 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-07-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Ryde to Portsmouth Harbour?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Ryde to Portsmouth Harbour is approximately 22m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Ryde to Portsmouth Harbour?

The average price of a ferry from Ryde to Portsmouth Harbour is approximately 40 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Ryde to Portsmouth Harbour?

There is 1 ferry operator for Ryde to Portsmouth Harbour and this is
  • Wightlink

How can I book ferry tickets from Ryde to Portsmouth Harbour?

Ferries from Ryde to Portsmouth Harbour 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 Ryde to Portsmouth Harbour?

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger from Ryde to Portsmouth Harbour with
  • Wightlink

Can you take your car on the ferry from Ryde to Portsmouth Harbour?

No, cars are not allowed on this ferry route.

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Ryde to Portsmouth Harbour?

Yes, pets are allowed onboard the ferry from Ryde to Portsmouth Harbour. 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 Portsmouth Harbour from Ryde?

The distance between Ryde to Portsmouth Harbour is approximately 5 nautical miles.

Ryde Guide

The town of Ryde is located on the north east coast of the Isle of Wight, which is an island located off the south coast of the English mainland. The towns of Upper Ryde and Lower Ryde grew during the 19th century but then merged. Ryde is known for its sandy beaches which are revealed at low tide, which make the town's pier necessary in order to accommodate the ferry service operating from the town. It is the fourth longest pier in the United Kingdom and is a listed structure. Clearly visible from the see are the two church spires of All Saints' and Holy Trinity churches. The spire of All Saints Church stands at 177 feet and the church was built in 1872 by George Gilbert Scott. Holy Trinity Church was completed in 1845 and was designed by Thomas Hellyer. There are only a few large open spaces in Ryde beyond the esplanade, but includes Appley Park, Puckpool Park, Vernon Square, Simon Street Recreation Ground, St. John's Park, Salter Road Recreation Ground and Oakfield Football Club.

From Ryde harbour their is a hovercraft service to Southsea and a catamaran service to Portsmouth Harbour which then connects with both Island Line trains and mainland trains to London Waterloo.


Portsmouth Harbour Guide

The city of Portsmouth is located on the south coast of England in the county of Hampshire. The city, which lies on the English Channel coast, has a long and illustrious maritime history and has connections with the Royal Navy that goes back centuries. The city was also one of the world's greatest shipbuilding centres and constructed the world's first ever dry dock in the 15th century, which is still in use today. The city is still an important base for the Royal Navy and is home to a number of important historical ships including the crowning glory of Admiral Lord Nelson's flagship, HMS Victory.

Portsmouth was significantly bombed during the Second World War because of its strategic importance, and as a result the city is a mix of old and new buildings with some of the most historic areas being the Hard and the Point. The nearby suburb of Southsea is a popular destination for families and has a lovely stretch of beach, two piers and a good selection of bars, cafes, restaurants and a theme park at Clarence Pier.

Ferry services from the city's port depart to Le Havre, Bilbao, Cherbourg, Caen, St Malo, St Helier, St Peter Port and Ryde.


Ryde to Portsmouth Harbour Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 22/7/2024 and 28/7/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Wightlink 05:40 06:02 22 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Wightlink 06:45 07:07 22 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Wightlink 07:45 08:07 22 minutes Everyday
Wightlink 08:45 09:07 22 minutes Everyday
Wightlink 09:45 10:07 22 minutes Everyday
Wightlink 10:45 11:07 22 minutes Everyday
Wightlink 11:15 11:37 22 minutes Mon, Sun
Wightlink 11:45 12:07 22 minutes Everyday
Wightlink 12:15 12:37 22 minutes Mon, Sun
Wightlink 12:45 13:07 22 minutes Everyday
Wightlink 13:15 13:37 22 minutes Mon, Sun
Wightlink 13:45 14:07 22 minutes Everyday
Wightlink 14:15 14:37 22 minutes Mon, Sun
Wightlink 14:45 15:07 22 minutes Everyday
Wightlink 15:15 15:37 22 minutes Mon, Sun
Wightlink 15:45 16:07 22 minutes Everyday
Wightlink 16:15 16:37 22 minutes Mon, Sun
Wightlink 16:45 17:07 22 minutes Everyday
Wightlink 17:15 17:37 22 minutes Mon, Sun
Wightlink 17:45 18:07 22 minutes Everyday
Wightlink 18:15 18:37 22 minutes Mon, Sun
Wightlink 18:45 19:07 22 minutes Everyday
Wightlink 19:47 20:09 22 minutes Everyday
Wightlink 20:52 21:14 22 minutes Everyday
Wightlink 22:15 22:37 22 minutes Everyday
Wightlink 23:10 23:32 22 minutes Everyday
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