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Car Parking

Our Ryde and Southsea Hoverports are ideally located near Council operated car parks. Our Hovercraft is the fastest ferry route across the Solent with a journey time of just 10 minutes and if you are travelling by car you can park your vehicle close by ensuring your journey is quick and efficient. 

  • Ryde Hoverport

  • Southsea Hoverport

Parking Charges

The large Isle of Wight Council operated Quay Road pay and display car park is next to our Ryde terminal. There is provision for long and short stay parking as well as disabled parking and electric vehicle charging points.

Time

Price

Up to 1 hour

£1.70

1 to 2 hours

£2.90

2 to 4 hours

£4.80

4 to 6 hours

£6.20

6 to 24 hours

£9.00

Overnight charge (between 6pm - 8am)

1st November 2022 to 31st March 2023

£1.00

Overnight charge (between 6pm - 8am)

1st April 2022 to 31st October 2022

£2.00


These charges are meter payments - coins only are accepted.

To pay using a mobile phone on arrival call 01983 331331 location number 84038 or download the PayByPhone app from the app store or google play. Please note PayByPhone charge +£0.30p additional fee.

Regular Travellers - Permits

For regular travellers the Isle of Wight Council offer an All-Island permit valid for Quay Road car park. This permit offers 24/7 parking in the majority of council owned long-stay off-street car parks. Additionally up to two hours parking in council short-stay car park is included with the permit (with return prohibited for 2 hours). 

To apply for your permit and to find out more information please contact the Isle of Wight Council. 

Please note all prices are subject to change. For up-to-date information and Parking Charges, please contact the Isle of Wight Council Parking Services on 01983 823714 or e-mail parking.services@iow.gov.uk

Parking Charges

The large Portsmouth City Council operated Seafront The Esplanade pay and display car park is directly opposite our Southsea terminal. There is provision for long and short stay parking as well as disabled parking bays and electric vehicle charging points. 

Time Price
Up to 1 hour £1.90
2 hours £3.20
3 hours £4.20
4 hours £5.20
6 hours £6.70
8 hours £8.80
24 Hours £12.40


These charges are meter payments - coins and credit cards are accepted.

To pay using a mobile phone on arrival call 02392 980098 location number 1389 or download the RingGo app from the app store or google play.  Alternatively book on the website www.ringgo.co.uk

Regular Travellers Permits

For regular travellers monthly Season Ticket Permits are available for Seafront The Esplanade car park. These permits can be purchased via the RingGo app from the app store or google play.  Alternatively book on the website www.ringgo.co.uk

Time Price
Monthly Permit £95
Quarterly Permit £262
6 Month Permit £513
12 Month Permit £1005


A small convenience charge will apply - 1 month £1.80, 3 months £3.60, 6 months £5.40, 12 months £7.20.

Please note all prices are subject to change. For up-to-date information and parking charges, please contact Portsmouth City Council

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