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Ryde Southsea Ferry

There are usually 25 daily sailings and up to 176 weekly between Ryde and Southsea. This ferry route is operated by Hovertravel. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Ryde Southsea ferries.

Ryde Southsea Ferry Times

The earliest Ryde Southsea ferry sailings typically depart Ryde at around 06:15. The average sailing time is approximately 10m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 10m.

Ryde Southsea Ferry Prices

Ryde Southsea ferry prices typically range between £23* and £139*. The average price is typically £70*. The cheapest Ryde Southsea ferry prices start from £18*. The average price for a foot passenger is £70*. The average price for a car is £619*.

Pricing will vary depending on number of passengers vehicle type route and sailing times. Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days last updated 05 July, 2023.

How far is it from Ryde to Southsea?

The distance between Ryde to Southsea is approximately 5.7 miles (9.1km) or 4.9 nautical miles for the mariners!

Can I travel by car on the Ryde Southsea ferry?

No, ferry operators currently allow cars to travel onboard between Ryde and Southsea

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Ryde to Southsea?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Hovertravel between Ryde and Southsea.

Ryde Southsea Ferry Operator Schedules

  • Hovertravel - 176 weekly sailings, 25 daily sailings

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Ryde - Southsea Route summary
Departure Country UK
Destination Country UK
No. of Operators 1
Operators Hovertravel
Average Price £66*
Average Daily Sailings 25
Average Weekly Sailings 176
Average Sailing Duration 10m
First Ferry 06:15
Last Ferry 20:15
Distance 4 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 Ryde to Southsea?

    The ferry crossing time from Ryde to Southsea is approximately 10m. Sailing durations may vary from season to season and by operator so we’d advise doing a live check.
  • How much is the ferry from Ryde to Southsea?

    Ryde to Southsea ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Ryde to Southsea is £49.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Ryde to Southsea?

    There is 1 ferry operator for Ryde to Southsea and this is
    • Hovertravel
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Ryde to Southsea?

    Book ferries from Ryde to Southsea through our deal finder and check our offers page to view the latest ferry offers.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Ryde to Southsea?

    Yes, you can travel as a foot passenger from Ryde to Southsea with
    • Hovertravel
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Ryde to Southsea?

    No, only foot passengers can travel on the ferry.
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Ryde to Southsea?

    No, pets are not permitted onboard the ferries.
  • How far is Southsea from Ryde?

    The distance between Ryde to Southsea is approximately 4 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.

Southsea Guide

The Portsmouth suburb of Southsea lies on the south coast of England, on the shores of the English Channel, in the county of Hampshire. The town is popular with holidaying families to Portsmouth and has a long stretch of sandy beach, two piers and a good tourist information centre. The suburb has a lively reputation and has many bars, cafes, restaurants and clubs. There is also a theme park situated at the Clarence Pier. A major attraction located just off the coast are the four large forts built in the 1860's as part of an attempt to protect the city from the threat of foreign invasion. They were part of a wider range of defences which also included forts on the mainland around the city although they were never used.

There is a regular hovercraft service to Ryde on the Isle of Wight which runs from Southsea seafront. The crossing time is about 10 minutes.

Ryde to Southsea Ferry Timetables

Ferry Timetables between 04/12/2023 and 10/12/2023

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Hovertravel 06:15 06:25 10 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Hovertravel 06:45 06:55 10 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Hovertravel 07:15 07:25 10 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Hovertravel 07:45 07:55 10 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Hovertravel 08:15 08:25 10 minutes Everyday
Hovertravel 08:45 08:55 10 minutes Everyday
Hovertravel 09:15 09:25 10 minutes Everyday
Hovertravel 09:45 09:55 10 minutes Everyday
Hovertravel 10:15 10:25 10 minutes Everyday
Hovertravel 10:45 10:55 10 minutes Everyday
Hovertravel 11:15 11:25 10 minutes Everyday
Hovertravel 11:45 11:55 10 minutes Everyday
Hovertravel 12:15 12:25 10 minutes Everyday
Hovertravel 12:45 12:55 10 minutes Everyday
Hovertravel 13:15 13:25 10 minutes Everyday
Hovertravel 13:45 13:55 10 minutes Everyday
Hovertravel 14:15 14:25 10 minutes Everyday
Hovertravel 14:45 14:55 10 minutes Everyday
Hovertravel 15:15 15:25 10 minutes Everyday
Hovertravel 15:45 15:55 10 minutes Everyday
Hovertravel 16:15 16:25 10 minutes Everyday
Hovertravel 16:45 16:55 10 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Hovertravel 17:15 17:25 10 minutes Everyday
Hovertravel 17:45 17:55 10 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Hovertravel 18:15 18:25 10 minutes Everyday
Hovertravel 19:15 19:25 10 minutes Everyday
Hovertravel 20:15 20:25 10 minutes Everyday
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