Book a Southsea Ferry

Southsea ferry port in England connects you with Ryde in Isle of Wight with a choice of up to 36 ferry crossings per day. The duration of the Southsea to Ryde crossing is from 10 minutes and the crossing is operated by Hovertravel.


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    • 36 Sailings Daily 10 min
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Southsea Guide

Southsea is a seaside resort laying on the south coast of the United Kingdom, belonging to the county of Hampshire. The only ferry route departing the port is to Ryde on the north coast of the Isle of Man, typically lasting around 10 minutes.

What is there to do in Southsea?

Southsea is the hidden gem on England’s south coast; many festivals don the resort each year, bringing a youthful energy that encapsulates the town. The shops and bars that frequent the small stretch along the beach are unique, independent outlets which you won’t find along the average high street, offering bespoke and authentic gifts and clothing. A whole day of shopping can work up an appetite, so it’s just as well Southsea has a number of restaurants offering cuisine from around the globe; you can savour the exotic herbs and spices at an Indian or taste some fresh pasta at the Italian joints. If going international isn’t your thing, a host of country pubs provide a quintessential pub dinner.

Pubs and beaches are expected of a coastal town, but it’s the myriad of historical and cultural landmarks which elevate Southsea into higher regard. Southsea Castle is perhaps the highlight of the resort, showcasing the admirable architecture that adorns the south coast. After exploring the castle, gain an insight into the naval past belonging to the England’s shores by visiting the D-Day Museum, presenting fascinating artefacts throughout its history.

How do you get around Southsea?

Only covering around two miles wide and long, Southsea is possible to cover by foot in less than day.

How To Get To Southsea Ferry Port

  • Southsea Hoverport by Car

    Southsea Hoverport is located on the South Coast and is easily accessible from all parts of the UK.

    Head towards Portsmouth and onto the M27. Join the M275 and continue past the continental ferry port towards Portsmouth. Follow the signs for Isle of Wight ferries, Seafront and Historic Waterfront; then follow the signs for the hovercraft.

  • Southsea Hoverport by train

    Portsmouth & Southsea Railway Station is well connected to the UK rail network. Journeys from London Waterloo take around 90 mins and from London Victoria about 120 mins. Once you arrive at the station, follow the signs to the Hoverbus. Cross the road by the zebra crossing leading you to the Hoverbus stop. Hovertravel have a specially operated Hoverbus Service that will take you directly to the Southsea Terminal for around £1.00 per person. The Hoverbus connects with the hovercraft and will make sure you are at the Hovercraft Terminal in time for the crossing.

  • Southsea Hoverport by Address

    Southsea, Clarence Esplanade, Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3AD

  • Southsea Accommodation

    If you’re looking to spend a night at or near Southsea Ferry port before or after your trip or if you are looking for accommodation for your entire stay, please visit our Southsea Accommodation page for the best accommodation prices and one of the largest selections available online!