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Group Bookings

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Group Travel

Enjoy the express day trip or holiday transfer connection for groups to and from the Isle of Wight. Terminals are highly accessible with coach transfer points directly outside and parking nearby. Receive help with luggage from our friendly staff. All groups are requested to arrive at the terminal and be ready to travel no less than 20 minutes prior to travel. Discounts are available for groups of 8* or more paying passengers!

Group Prices Adult Children
Day Return £17.50 £8.80
Blue School Day Return £15.50 £7.90
Coach Day Return £14.00 -
Period Return (valid up to 90 days) £24.00 £12.00
Terms & Conditions
  • Groups of 8 - 14 must travel after 09:00 and return before 16:00 or after 18:00
  • Groups of 15+ can travel at anytime
  • Must be booked in advance and discount is not available on the day of travel
  • All bookings must pay a 10% deposit at the time of reservation
  • Full balance is due no later than 14 working days before travel

NOTE: Any baggage in excess of 30 kilos per passenger may be subject to an additional charge. Out of gauge items will be carried subject to load and may be carried as freight at the applicable freight tariff.

*available for Mainland coach companies. Must have a minimum of 30 people booking. Full payment required 1 week prior to travel. Additional numbers on the day of travel will be required to pay group standard fares. 

Group Booking Enquiries

If you have a party of 8 fare paying passengers or more wishing to travel with Hovertravel, please fill in the form below to find out about our great value group rates and a member of our staff will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Island Travel

Make your day even more unforgettable with HoverExperience! Choose from a wide range of extras to add to your group or corporate booking from discounted souvenir packages to attraction add-on and even meeting our friendly HoverBear Henri! There's no set packages so you can 'Pick n Mix' to tailor the perfect day out or short break for your group, contact our friendly groups team today!

Experience Extras
  • Demos Around the Solent
  • Meet the Hovercraft Pilot
  • Tour of the Hovercraft
  • Meet Henri HoverBear
  • Group Photographs
  • Souvenir Packages
  • All-inclusive Hovercraft and Attraction Packages
  • Exclusive Fly and Learn Package
Contact our friendly group booking experts below!
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Island Travel
Southern Vectis Buses

Southern Vectis operate the public bus routes as well as all the open top tour buses on the Isle of Wight, with Ryde main bus station just a stones throw away from our landing pad, it couldn't be easier for you and your group to explore the Island or travel to one of the many attractions the Isle of Wight boasts! Why not add unlimited bus and open top tour bus travel to your group ticket? 

Southern Vectis also run private hire bus travel, our friendly groups team can help you arrange a private return transfers for your group or you can contact them directly here

Island Line Rail

Operated by South Western Railways Island line serve the following stations Ryde Esplanade > Ryde St Johns > Brading > Lake > Sandown > Shanklin. Ryde Esplanade station is just a 2 min walk to from our landing pad so you'll be on your way in no time! Why not add unlimited train travel to your group ticket?  

Mainland Travel

Our Hoverbus is the perfect way to travel around Portsmouth and Southsea. Not only will the Hoverbus take you to and from the Hoverport at Southsea Seafront for your quick and easy trips to the Isle of Wight, but it will also take you around Portsmouth & Southsea. The Hard Interchange which is ideal for:

  • Onward travel by buses, trains at Portsmouth Harbour Station and coaches
  • Gosport Ferry
  • Gunwharf Quays and Spinnaker Tower
  • Historic Dockyard
  • Then, continuing onto Portsmouth City Centre and Portsmouth & Southsea Station.

The Hoverbus is designed to connect with both the arrival and departure of the hovercraft. Passengers are able to alight and board the bus additionally at bus stops along the journey including at Commercial Road.

Lucketts Travel

Whatever your party size, Lucketts have the right vehicle to meet your needs. If your choice of destination is local or further afield, the team of travel experts are there to help. When looking for inspiration, the exciting day excursions and holiday brochures are sure to tempt you too! Call Lucketts' helpful team on 01329 823755 and let them welcome your group on board soon! Organising a short break or day trip could not be simpler when you call Lucketts Travel. Lucketts ensure your travel arrangements are stress free. Their quality and value choices give the reassurance of comfort, flexibility and excellent customer service.