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Isle of Wight Hovercraft (Hovertravel)

Add Isle of Wight Hovercraft (Hovertravel) to your Itinerary


Quay Road
Isle of Wight
PO33 2HB

Tel: 08434 878887

Fax: +44 01983 562216




  • Accessible Lift - Not necessary in terminal, Wheelchair lift to craft.
  • Text Message Facility
  • Wheelchair user accessible

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking - Council operated Coach parking nearby.
  • Secure cycle parking


  • Vending Facilities

Payment Methods

  • Delta
  • Maestro
  • MasterCard
  • Solo
  • Visa

Establishment Features

  • Air conditioning throughout
  • Dogs admitted on a lead
  • Groups welcome - Please call 01983 811000 to book for a group of 15 persons or more, to book and gain group travel discounts.
  • Open all year round - Except Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
  • Open on bank holidays - Except Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
  • Prior Booking Recommended
  • Toilets on Site

Specialist Features

  • Educational Groups
  • Information Point

Map & Directions

Special Offers

  • Hovertravel provides the fastest Isle of Wight ferry service across the Solent and is the world's longest running and only commercial hovercraft operator in Europe. The Hovercraft takes you directly to the shore at Southsea or Ryde in just 10 minutes.

    For Special Offers -

    For great value combined and discounted Travel & Attraction tickets  -

    For more information on Hovertravel  -

    Offer link: Ferry & Travel Offers

  • Free Hoverbus Travel for Three Months!

    As a thank you to our valued Hovertravel customers, we are offering FREE Hoverbus travel for the whole duration of October, November and December!

    The Hoverbus is a service operating from our Southsea terminal through to Gunwharf Quays/The Hard Interchange passing Commercial Road, Portsmouth & Southsea rail station then back around to our Southsea terminal. For more information on this service including timetables and how to track the Hoverbus, please follow this link
    To take advantage of this fantastic deal, all you have to do is present your valid Hovercraft ticket to our friendly Hoverbus driver.
    The small print:

    •    Valid hovercraft ticket must be presented on paper or electronically. 
    •    Free travel is only valid for date shown on ticket. 
    •    Only available to redeem when presenting valid Hovercraft ticket to Hoverbus driver. 
    •    Free Hoverbus travel from 1st October to 31st December 2017 excluding 25th and 26th December 2017. 
    •    Free Hoverbus is only valid for the amount of passengers stated on the ticket. 
    •    This offer applies to the following Hovertravel tickets: In-Terminal, Online and App Hovercraft purchases. Company Tickets, Appreciation Vouchers, Extra Day Vouchers and Apology Vouchers. Travel & Season Card holders. 
    •    Subject to Hovertravel Terms & Conditions. 
    •    Offer may be withdrawn at any time. 
    •    Offer is strictly non-refundable and non-transferable. 
    •    Subject to availability.

    Offer link: Ferry & Travel Offers


Opening Times

Open New Year
Opening (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

* Please check for full timetable, including for Bank holidays. Winter Services Opening Times may vary

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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