Portsmouth to Fishbourne Ferry

The Wightlink Portsmouth Fishbourne ferry crossing between England and Isle of Wight is the only service operating on this route. With crossing durations from 45 minutes, the route is scheduled to run around 29 times per day.

The regularity and duration of crossing varies from time to time so it is advisable to get a live quote for current availability.

Route and port details

Portsmouth to Fishbourne Ferry Alternatives

For more information, please visit our Ferries from England to Isle of Wight page.

Portsmouth - Fishbourne Ferry Operators

  • Wightlink
    • 29 Sailings Daily 45 min
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Average Portsmouth Fishbourne Prices

Prices shown represent the average one way price paid by our customers. The most common booking on the Portsmouth Fishbourne route is a car and 2 passengers.

Portsmouth Fishbourne Ferry reviews

  • "the flexibble travel"

    They allowed us to get on board three or four hours earlier with our car than the ticket time on both trips

    'Jong' travelled Portsmouth Fishbourne with Wightlink

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  • "Nice n quick trip"

    Really enjoyed the trip to and back. It was quick and no long queues. Facilities were available throughout. Staff were polite.

    'Taramatee' travelled Portsmouth Fishbourne with Wightlink

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  • "A pleasurable experience"

    We recently took the ferry over to the Isle of Wight and our experience was pleasant, comfortable and extremely well organised.

    'Deborah' travelled Portsmouth Fishbourne with Wightlink

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  • "Quick Coffee"

    Everything fine, but coffee took that long to queue for, that I didn't have time to drink it by the time we reached port.

    'Michael' travelled Portsmouth Fishbourne with Wightlink

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Portsmouth Guide

The English city of Portsmouth is located on the south coast of England, in the county of Hampshire. It is the UK's only island city and is 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. It is home to the oldest dry dock in the world still in use and also to famous ships such as HMS Victory, Admiral Lord Nelson's flagship, the Mary Rose and HMS Warrior. The city is also home to the Royal Marine Commandoes and to a naval base.

The city's port is one of the best connected ports in the United Kingdom, serving nine different destinations. To the south of the Naval Base, you will find the Isle of Wight (Ryde) Passenger Ferry Terminal. The Continental Ferry Terminal is served by ferry services to 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, St Peter Port in Guernsey and to Ryde on the Isle of Wight.

Fishbourne Guide

The small port and village of Fishbourne is located on the Isle of Wight and lies on the east bank of the Wootton Creek, between the village of Wootton and Ryde. The village derives its name from "stream of fish" or "fish spring". 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 7 km 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. The island has been an popular tourist destination since Victorian times.

Passengers arriving at Fishbourne's harbour with a car must do so at least 30 minutes prior to departure, but no more than 1 hour before. Foot passengers must arrive at least 15 minutes prior to departure. The port has a terminal to accommodate the ferry, operated by Wightlink, to Portsmouth located across the Solent on the UK mainland.