Hover Travel

Information about Hover Travel

Hovertravel offer the fastest ferry crossings to the Isle of Wight from Portsmouth Southsea to Ryde taking just 10 minutes.

Hovertravel operate 32 crossings across the Solent Monday to Friday and 25 crossings Saturdays & Sundays. This is a passenger only service so you cannot take your car with this operator.

There are long and short term car parking facilities owned and operated by local councils situated close to both Hoverports.

How to Get to Hovertravel Ferries Portsmouth

By Road: Drive towards Portsmouth, once on M27 join M275 (signposted Portsmouth). Continue on M275 then leave motorway (signposted Portsmouth (W), Isle of Wight ferries) Continue onto A3 follow signs to Seafront, Ferries and Historic waterfront. Continue to follow signs to Seafront and Old Portsmouth Follow signs Seafront and hovercraft.

By Train: Portsmouth & Southsea Station is close to Southsea Terminal. On arrival follow the arrows to the Hoverbus and their specially operated Hoverbus Service will take you directly to the Southsea Terminal

  • Southsea to Ryde

    • up to 38 crossings per day
    • 10mins
  • Ryde to Southsea

    • up to 38 crossings per day
    • 10mins