Portsmouth to Fishbourne Ferry

The Portsmouth Fishbourne ferry route connects England with Isle of Wight. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Wightlink. The crossing operates up to 25 times each day with sailing durations from around 45 minutes.

Portsmouth Fishbourne sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

Portsmouth - Fishbourne Ferry Operators

  • Wightlink
    • 25 Sailings Daily 45 min
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Portsmouth Fishbourne Average 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

  • "Great crossing"

    Very efficient loading and unloading the ship. Good facilities for what is a short crossing 

    'David' travelled Portsmouth Fishbourne with Wightlink

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  • "Smooth , bothe service and the sea"

    Blessed with fine weather we were able to take advantage of the outside deck. It had obviously just been cleaned. Getting on and off the ferry was managed efficiently and you felt safe in the hands of the experienced crew.

    'Penny ' travelled Portsmouth Fishbourne with Wightlink

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  • "Excellent Trip "

    The ferry was clean and on time, staff were friendly and all in all a great experience to have on the crossing. 

    'Benjamin' travelled Portsmouth Fishbourne with Wightlink

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  • "Family Trip to Isle of Wight "

    Excellent service, clean, good refreshments 

    'Anonymous' travelled Portsmouth Fishbourne with Wightlink

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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.