Hovertravel offers the fastest ferry crossing to the Isle of Wight and sails from Portsmouth (Southsea) to the Isle of Wight (Ryde) in just 10 minutes!

There are up to 35 Hovertravel crossings each way per day and they are the only commercial hovercraft operator in Europe. Large car parks are available at both terminals with easy onward travel options available.

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Hovertravel - Routes

Timetables Number of Crossings Duration
Southsea - Ryde up to 35 per Day 10 mins
Ryde - Southsea up to 35 per Day 10 mins

Hovertravel - Find out more

What does my Hovertravel crossing price include?
The price you are quoted is for all foot passengers selected. If you have added a pet, this will also be included in the price.
Is a cabin included?
There are no cabins onboard the Hovertravel craft as the sailing time is just 10 minutes. The interiors however are spacious & comfortable.
Are meals included?
There are no catering facilities onboard. At both the Southsea and Ryde terminals there are vending machines where water, hot drinks and snacks can be purchased.
Can my pet travel with Hovertravel?
Yes you can travel with your pet onboard the hovercraft and they can travel free of charge.
What's available for the Kids?
There are no dedicated children's facilities on board.

Hovertravel - Ports

Hovertravel - Pet Booking Information

As you are travelling within the UK, Pets do NOT require a Pet Passport.

You can take your pet on your Hovertravel crossing free of charge. You can add your pet to your booking online. Simply select the route you want and add the number of pets you will be travelling with.

Pets must be carried in RSPCA approved pet carriers or restrained by a harness/collar and lead whilst on board. They must be kept on the floor in the passenger area - not on the passenger seats. Owners are also requested to please ensure that their pet does not cause a nuisance to other passengers.

Customers are advised to allow sufficient time to exercise their pet before boarding the hovercraft.