Isle of Wight Hovercraft (Hovertravel)

Add Isle of Wight Hovercraft (Hovertravel) to your Itinerary


Quay Road
Isle of Wight
PO33 2HB



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


  • Vending Facilities

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing

Establishment Features

  • Air conditioning throughout
  • Dogs admitted on a lead
  • Groups welcome - Please contact 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

Parking & Transport

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

Payment Methods

  • Delta
  • Maestro
  • MasterCard
  • Solo
  • Visa

Specialist Features

  • Educational Groups
  • Information Point

Map & Directions

Special Offers

  • Off Peak £49 Family Period Return

    2 Adults & up to 3 Children period return for only £49 when you travel off-peak time & book online 48 hours in advance!

    As children, certain moments make special memories. Like when you start your break with a flight on the world’s only year-round passenger hovercraft service. 

    Enjoy a short break this summer for only £49 for 2 adults & up to 3 children, when you book at least 48 hours in advance and travel off peak!

    How To Book

    • Book online at least 48 hours before your travel date
    • Book to travel after 09:00 and before 16:00 or after 18:00
    • Have at least 1 adult and 1 child (5yrs+) & maximum of 2 adults & 3 children travelling (Enter seniors as adults)
    • Enjoy your flight!


    Offer link: Ferry & Travel

  • Fly to the Isle of Wight from only £6.00.

    Rail & Fly to the Isle of Wight with Hovertravel and receive a discounted Hovercraft flight for only £12.00 per adult & £6.00 per child.

    Simply show your valid Portsmouth Stations train ticket at Hovertravel’s Southsea terminal, on the day of travel to receive this amazing offer!

    • Train ticket must be dated the same as hovercraft travel date
    • Train ticket must be to Portsmouth Harbour or Portsmouth & Southsea
    • Each passenger must hold a valid train ticket to obtain the discount
    • Tickets are only available in our Southsea terminal, at the time of travel
    • Standard Hovertravel terms & conditions apply
    • Not valid in conjunction with any other offer
    • Offer valid until 31st August 2019

    Offer link: Ferry & Travel

  • Off Peak Family £30 Day Return Offer

    2 Adults and up to 3 Children day return for only £30 when you travel during off peak times (see T&C's below) and book online 48 hours in advance; 

    As children, certain moments make special memories. Like when you start a day trip with a flight on the world’s only year-round passenger hovercraft service. PLUS dogs and bikes travel for free! 

    Hovertravel has introduced an off-peak family day return for just £30, so you can speed across the Solent and enjoy a full day out.

    Tickets must be booked 48 hours in advance and customers have to travel on their booked services.

    To book please visit
    Terms & Condtions:

    •    Only valid during off peak times which are 0915-1600 and 1800-2045
    •    You must book 48 hours in advance online
    •    No promo code needed, the price will automatically change when booking during valid travel times subject to availability
    •    Tickets non-transferable 
    •    Tickets are non-refundable subject to our weather cancellation policy
    •    Minimum of 1 adult & 1 Child - Maximum 2 adults & up to 3 children. 

    Offer link: Ferry & Travel

  • Hovertravel 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


  • Catch the hovercraft


Opening Times

Open New Year
Opening (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

* 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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