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Family Flyer Fares

Buy the best value ticket for a family day trip to or from the Isle of Wight here. Hovertravel is the fastest Isle of Wight ferry route across the Solent, taking you directly to the shore at Southsea or Ryde in under 10 minutes. Whatever your size of family and whenever you want to travel there is a ticket type for you.


Ticket Type Price

Family Flyer Advance Day Return >
Book 24hrs before travel date
(max 2 adults & up to 3 children 5-15yrs)


Family Flyer Advance Period Return >
Book 24hrs before travel date
(max 2 adults & up to 3 children 5-15yrs)


Family Day Return 

(max 2 adults & up to 3 children 5-15yrs)


Family One Adult Day Return 

(max 1 adult up to 3 children)


Family Period Return 

(max 2 adults & up to 3 children 5-15yrs)

Please note there is a very limited range of tickets available in our terminals and prices will differ. Always lowest fares online!

Our hoverports are conveniently located to connect you to your onward destination with our Hoverbus operating a circular route from our Southsea terminal including both rail stations and the city centre in Portsmouth.

Families can also benefit from combination tickets offering discounted travel with our Hover Rover Bus Combo Ticket and Hover Rover Rail Combo Ticket as well as attractions such as, Blackgang Chine, Osborne House, Isle of Wight Steam Railway, The D-Day Story, Portsmouth Historic Dockyards and Spinnaker Tower.

Please note infants & babies up to 4 years old travel for free, but do require to be included in your booking by selecting the 'Infant 0-4' passenger option when booking your ticket(s). Proof of age will be asked at Boarding Gate.

All fares and subject to our Booking Terms & Conditions

Unaccompanied Minors

Children aged 7 to 12 years of age may travel as an unaccompanied minor on our hovercraft. For more details please refer to our terms and conditions.

If accompanying a child less than 7 years old, we offer reduced travel tickets through our Flexi Flyer ticket options.  Alternatively, for one off journey's from the Island sign up for our FREE Island Resident Blue Card which offers up to 30% off standard fares. If you're a member of Portsmouth Library you can gain 20% off standard fares.