Port of Portsmouth

Harbour Information, Terminals and Facilities
(Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, UK)

Portsmouth is one of Britain's best-connected ferry ports, linking passengers with nine different destinations across the waters. The city is also the historical home of the Royal Navy. The harbour is located on the southern coast of England in the scenic Hampshire region.

There are three terminals in the extensive harbour. The Continental Ferry Port is the UK's second busiest and is situated just to the north of the Naval Base.

To the south of the Naval Base, you will find the Isle of Wight (Ryde) Passenger Ferry Terminal.

The Isle of Wight (Fishbourne) Car Ferry Terminal is south of the passenger ferry terminal.

The main Continental Ferry Terminal offers facilities such as an information desk, a cafeteria, a bar, newsagent and gift shop, a bureau de change, photo booth, baby care room, payphones and public fax. At the end of the boarding lanes, you can find the travel centre, which offers a café, a bureau de change and motoring and gift shops. Facilities at the two Isle of Wight Ferry Terminals include refreshment facilities, cloakrooms, public phones, disabled toilets and nearby parking.

Ferry Services

The Continental Ferry Terminal is served by four passenger ferry companies. Crossings to Le Havre in France are provided by LD Lines and take 5 hours, 30 minutes during the day and 7 hours, 30 minutes at night. If you are travelling to Spain, you will find two weekly sailings to Bilbao in Spain offered by P&O Portsmouth, with a crossing time of 30-35 hours.

Brittany Ferries makes daily crossings to Cherbourg in France that take approximately three hours on the express ship. The conventional ferry makes the journey in five hours by day or eight hours by night. Brittany Ferries also has several daily crossings to Caen in France that take approximately six hours during the day, eight hours by night and 3 hours, 45 minutes by express ship. The company also offers a sailing to St Malo in France, with a crossing time of nine hours during the day and 12 hours at night.

Condor Ferries has daily crossings, with the exception of Sundays, to St Helier in Jersey, taking ten hours, and to St Peter Port in Guernsey in 6 hours, 30 minutes.

Wightlink Ferries serves the Isle of Wight Passenger and Car Terminals and offers several daily crossings to Ryde on the Isle of Wight. The passenger ferry takes only 15 minutes, while the car ferry takes approximately 35 minutes.

Contact Port of Portsmouth:
Address: Harbour Offices, Continental Ferry Port, George Byng Way, Portsmouth, PO2 8SP, England, UK
Tel: +44 (0)23 9229 7391
Email: info@portsmouth-port.co.uk
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