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Hovertravel Timetables

Our flight timetable is detailed below for the fastest ferry crossing between Portsmouth & Southsea and Ryde, Isle Of Wight.

 

Our timetabled services are scheduled as far ahead as March 2021, so if you book today through to 2021 you'll enjoy 2019 prices !

 

Our specially operated HoverBus timetable provides an easy connection between the HoverPort and the main Rail & Coach stations, as well as some great attractions and shopping around Portsmouth.


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Winter Timetable 01/11 to 31/03
  • Mon
  • Tue
  • Wed
  • Thr
  • Fri
  • Sat
  • Sun
  • Bank Holiday

Winter timetable for Mondays valid from 1st October - 31st March. (Excluding Christmas)

For your convenience, our Hoverbus service runs every 30 minutes

Timetable
Ryde to Portsmouth Portsmouth to Ryde
0615  0630 
0645  0700 
0715  0730 
0745  0800 
0800 0815
0815  0830 
0845 0900
0915 0930
1015 1030
1115 1130
1215 1230
1315 1330
1345  1400 
1415 1430
1515 1530
1545  1600 
1615 1630
1645  1700 
1700 1715
1715 1730
1745 1800
1815  1830 
1845 - Freight Only 1900
1915  1930 
1945 2000
2045 2100

Winter timetable for Tuesdays is valid from 1st October - 31st March.

For your convenience, our Hoverbus service runs every 30 minutes

Timetable
Ryde to Portsmouth Portsmouth to Ryde
0615  0630 
0645  0700 
0715  0730 
0745  0800 
0800 0815
0815  0830 
0845 0900
0915 0930
1015 1030
1115 1130
1215 1230
1315 1330
1345  1400 
1415 1430
1515 1530
1545  1600 
1615 1630
1645  1700 
1700 1715
1715 1730
1745 1800
1815  1830 
1845 - Freight Only 1900
1915  1930 
1945 2000
2045 2100

Winter timetable for Wednesdays is valid from 1st October - 31st March.

For your convenience, our Hoverbus service runs every 30 minutes

Timetable
Ryde to Portsmouth Portsmouth to Ryde
0615  0630 
0645  0700 
0715  0730 
0745  0800 
0800 0815
0815  0830 
0845 0900
0915 0930
1015 1030
1115 1130
1215 1230
1315 1330
1345  1400 
1415 1430
1515 1530
1545  1600 
1615 1630
1645  1700 
1700 1715
1715 1730
1745 1800
1815  1830 
1845 - Freight Only 1900
1915  1930 
1945 2000
2045 2100

Winter timetable for Thursdays is valid from 1st October - 31st March.

For your convenience, our Hoverbus service runs every 30 minutes

Timetable
Ryde to Portsmouth Portsmouth to Ryde
0615  0630 
0645  0700 
0715  0730 
0745  0800 
0800 0815
0815  0830 
0845 0900
0915 0930
1015 1030
1115 1130
1215 1230
1315 1330
1345  1400 
1415 1430
1515 1530
1545  1600 
1615 1630
1645  1700 
1700 1715
1715 1730
1745 1800
1815  1830 
1845 - Freight Only 1900
1915  1930 
1945 2000
2045 2100

Winter timetable for Fridays is valid from 1st October - 31st March.

For your convenience, our Hoverbus service runs every 30 minutes

Timetable
Ryde to Portsmouth Portsmouth to Ryde
0615  0630 
0645  0700 
0715  0730 
0745  0800 
0800 0815
0815  0830 
0845 0900
0915 0930
1015 1030
1115 1130
1215 1230
1315 1330
1345  1400 
1415 1430
1515 1530
1545  1600 
1615 1630
1645  1700 
1700 1715
1715 1730
1745 1800
1815  1830 
1845 - Freight Only 1900
1915  1930 
1945 2000
2045 2100

Winter timetable for Saturdays is valid from 1st October - 31st March.

For your convenience, our Hoverbus service runs every 30 minutes

Timetable
Ryde to Portsmouth Portsmouth to Ryde
0745  0800 
0815  0830 
0845 0900
0915 0930
1015 1030
1115 1130
1215 1230
1315 1330
1415 1430
1515 1530
1615 1630
1715 1730
1745 1800
1845 1900
1945 2000
2045 2100

Winter timetable for Sundays is valid from 1st October - 31st March.

For your convenience, our Hoverbus service runs every 30 minutes

Timetable
Ryde to Portsmouth Portsmouth to Ryde
0845  0900
0915 0930
1015 1030
1115 1130
1215 1230
1315 1330
1415 1430
1515 1530
1615 1630
1715 1730
1745 1800
1845 1900
1945 2000
2045 2100

The Bank Holiday Winter timetable is valid from 1st October - 31st March

For your convenience, our Hoverbus service runs every 30 minutes

Timetable
Ryde to Portsmouth Portsmouth to Ryde
0845 0900
0915 0930
1015 1030
1115 1130
1215 1230
1315 1330
1415 1430
1515 1530
1615 1630
1715 1730
1745 1800
1845 1900
1945 2000
2045 2100
Summer Timetable 01/04 to 31/10
  • Mon
  • Tue
  • Wed
  • Thr
  • Fri
  • Sat
  • Sun
  • Bank Holiday

Summer timetable for Mondays valid from 1st April - 31st October

For your convenience, our Hoverbus service runs every 30 minutes.

 

Download Summer 2019 Timetable 

Download Large Print Timetable

Timetable
Ryde to Portsmouth Portsmouth to Ryde
0615  0630 
0645  0700 
0715  0730 
0745  0800 
0800 0815
0815  0830 
0845 0900
0915 0930
0945 1000
1015 1030
1045 1100
1115 1130
1145 1200
1215 1230
1245 1300
1315 1330
1345  1400 
1415 1430
1445 1500
1515 1530
1545  1600 
1615 1630
1645  1700 
1700 1715
1715 1730
1745 1800
1815  1830 
1845 - Freight Only 1900
1915  1930 
1945 2000
2045 2100

Summer timetable for Tuesdays valid from 1st April - 31st October

For your convenience, our Hoverbus service runs every 30 minutes

Download Summer 2019 Timetable 

Download Large Print Timetable

Timetable
Ryde to Portsmouth Portsmouth to Ryde
0615  0630 
0645  0700 
0715  0730 
0745  0800 
0800 0815
0815  0830 
0845 0900
0915 0930
0945 1000
1015 1030
1045 1100
1115 1130
1145 1200
1215 1230
1245 1300
1315 1330
1345  1400 
1415 1430
1445 1500
1515 1530
1545  1600 
1615 1630
1645  1700 
1700 1715
1715 1730
1745 1800
1815  1830 
1845 - Freight Only 1900
1915  1930 
1945 2000
2045 2100

Summer timetable for Wednesdays valid from 1st April - 31st October

For your convenience, our Hoverbus service runs every 30 minutes

 

Download Summer 2019 Timetable 

Download Large Print Timetable

Timetable
Ryde to Portsmouth Portsmouth to Ryde
0615  0630 
0645  0700 
0715  0730 
0745  0800 
0800 0815
0815  0830 
0845 0900
0915 0930
0945 1000
1015 1030
1045 1100
1115 1130
1145 1200
1215 1230
1245 1300
1315 1330
1345  1400 
1415 1430
1445 1500
1515 1530
1545  1600 
1615 1630
1645  1700 
1700 1715
1715 1730
1745 1800
1815  1830 
1845 - Freight Only 1900
1915  1930 
1945 2000
2045 2100

Summer timetable for Thursdays valid from 1st April - 31st October

For your convenience, our Hoverbus service runs every 30 minutes

 

Download Summer 2019 Timetable 

Download Large Print Timetable

Timetable
Ryde to Portsmouth Portsmouth to Ryde
0615  0630 
0645  0700 
0715  0730 
0745  0800 
0800 0815
0815  0830 
0845 0900
0915 0930
0945 1000
1015 1030
1045 1100
1115 1130
1145 1200
1215 1230
1245 1300
1315 1330
1345  1400 
1415 1430
1445 1500
1515 1530
1545  1600 
1615 1630
1645  1700 
1700 1715
1715 1730
1745 1800
1815  1830 
1845 - Freight Only 1900
1915  1930 
1945 2000
2045 2100
2145* 2200*

Summer timetable for Fridays valid from 1st April - 31st October

For your convenience, our Hoverbus service runs every 30 minutes

 

Download Summer 2019 Timetable 

Download Large Print Timetable

Timetable
Ryde to Portsmouth Portsmouth to Ryde
0615  0630 
0645  0700 
0715  0730 
0745  0800 
0800 0815
0815  0830 
0845 0900
0915 0930
0945 1000
1015 1030
1045 1100
1115 1130
1145 1200
1215 1230
1245 1300
1315 1330
1345  1400 
1415 1430
1445 1500
1515 1530
1545  1600 
1615 1630
1645  1700 
1700 1715
1715 1730
1745 1800
1815  1830 
1845 - Freight Only 1900
1915  1930 
1945 2000
2045 2100
2145* 2200*

Summer timetable for Saturdays valid from 1st April - 31st October 2019

For your convenience, our Hoverbus service runs every 30 minutes

 

Download Summer 2019 Timetable 

Download Large Print Timetable

Timetable
Ryde to Portsmouth Portsmouth to Ryde
0745  0800 
0815 0830 
0845  0900 
0915  0930 
0945 1000
1015  1030 
1045 1100
1115 1130
1145 1200
1215 1230
1245 1300
1315 1330
1345 1400
1415 1430
1445 1500
1515 1530
1545  1600 
1615 1630
1645 1700
1715 1730
1745  1800 
1815 1830
1845  1900 
1915 1930
1945 2000
2045 2100
2145* 2200*

Summer timetable for Sundays valid from 1st April - 31st October

For your convenience, our Hoverbus service runs every 30 minutes

 

Download Summer 2019 Timetable 

Download Large Print Timetable

Timetable
Ryde to Portsmouth Portsmouth to Ryde
0845  0900 
0915 0930 
0945  1000 
1015  1030 
1045 1100
1115  1130 
1145 1200
1215 1230
1245 1300
1315 1330
1345 1400
1415 1430
1445 1500
1515 1530
1545 1600
1615 1630
1645  1700 
1715 1730
1745 1800
1815 1830
1845  1900 
1915 1930
1945  2000 
2045 2100

 

The Bank Holiday Summer timetable is valid from 1st April - 31st October

For your convenience, our Hoverbus service runs every 30 minutes

 

Download Summer 2019 Timetable 

Download Large Print Timetable

Timetable
Ryde to Portsmouth Portsmouth to Ryde
0845  0900 
0915 0930 
0945  1000 
1015  1030 
1045 1100
1115  1130 
1145 1200
1215 1230
1245 1300
1315 1330
1345 1400
1415 1430
1445 1500
1515 1530
1545 1600
1615 1630
1645  1700 
1715 1730
1745 1800
1815 1830
1845  1900 
1915 1930
1945  2000 
2045 2100

 

Christmas 2019/20
  • 23rd Dec

  • 24th Dec

  • 25th & 26th Dec

  • 27th Dec

  • 28th Dec

  • 29th Dec
  • 30th Dec

  • 31st Dec

  • 1st Jan

  • 2nd & 3rd Jan

For your convenience, our Hoverbus service runs every 30 minutes.

Ryde to Portsmouth

Portsmouth to Ryde

0615  0630 
0645  0700 
0715  0730 
0745  0800 
0815  0830 
0845 0900
0915 0930
1015 1030
1115 1130
1215 1230
1315 1330
1415 1430
1515 1530
1615 1630
1645  1700 
1715 1730
1745 1800
1815  1830 
1845 - Freight Only 1900
1915  1930 
1945 2000
2045 2100

For your convenience, our Hoverbus service runs every 30 minutes.

Ryde to Portsmouth Portsmouth to Ryde
0615  0630 
0645  0700 
0715  0730 
0745  0800 
0815  0830 
0845 0900
0915 0930
1015 1030
1115 1130
1215 1230
1315 1330
1415 1430
1515 1530
1615 1630
1645  1700 
1715 1730
1745 1800
1815  1830 
1845  1900

No Service - Have a great Christmas from all of us at Hovertravel 

For your convenience, our Hoverbus service runs every 30 minutes.

Ryde to Portsmouth Portsmouth to Ryde
0615  0630 
0645  0700 
0715  0730 
0745  0800 
0815  0830 
0845 0900
0915 0930
1015 1030
1115 1130
1215 1230
1315 1330
1415 1430
1515 1530
1615 1630
1645  1700 
1715 1730
1745 1800
1815  1830 
1845 - Freight only 1900
1945 2000
2045 2100

 

For your convenience, our Hoverbus service runs every 30 minutes.

Ryde to Portsmouth Portsmouth to Ryde
0745  0800 
0815  0830 
0845 0900
0915 0930
1015 1030
1115 1130
1215 1230
1315 1330
1415 1430
1515 1530
1615 1630
1645  1700 
1715 1730
1745 1800
1845  1900
1945 2000
2045 2100

For your convenience, our Hoverbus service runs every 30 minutes.

Ryde to Portsmouth Portsmouth to Ryde
0845 0900
0915 0930
1015 1030
1115 1130
1215 1230
1315 1330
1415 1430
1515 1530
1615 1630
1715 1730
1745 1800
1845  1900
1945 2000
2045 2100

For your convenience, our Hoverbus service runs every 30 minutes.

Ryde to Portsmouth Portsmouth to Ryde
0615  0630 
0645  0700 
0715  0730 
0745  0800 
0815  0830 
0845 0900
0915 0930
1015 1030
1115 1130
1215 1230
1315 1330
1415 1430
1515 1530
1615 1630
1645  1700 
1715 1730
1745 1800
1815  1830 
1845 - Freight only 1900
1945 2000
2045 2100

For your convenience, our Hoverbus service runs every 30 minutes.

Ryde to Portsmouth Portsmouth to Ryde
0615  0630 
0645  0700 
0715  0730 
0745  0800 
0815  0830 
0845 0900
0915 0930
1015 1030
1115 1130
1215 1230
1315 1330
1415 1430
1515 1530
1615 1630
1645  1700 
1715 1730
1745 1800
1815  1830 
1845  1900

Happy New Year!

For your convenience, our Hoverbus service runs every 30 minutes.

Ryde to Portsmouth Portsmouth to Ryde
0915 0930
1015 1030
1115 1130
1215 1230
1315 1330
1415 1430
1515 1530
1615 1630
1715 1730
1845 1900
1945 2000
2045 2100

 

For your convenience, our Hoverbus service runs every 30 minutes.

Ryde to Portsmouth Portsmouth to Ryde
0615  0630 
0645  0700 
0715  0730 
0745  0800 
0815  0830 
0845 0900
0915 0930
1015 1030
1115 1130
1215 1230
1315 1330
1415 1430
1515 1530
1615 1630
1645  1700 
1715 1730
1745 1800
1815  1830 
1845 - Freight only 1900
1945 2000
2045 2100

 

Hoverbus Timetable

Click to see HoverBus fares & timetables

HoverBus links the Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour Rail Stations, along with the Gunwharf Premium shopping Centre and the City Centre of Portsmouth to the Southsea Hoverport.

UK Rail & Coach Connections & Timetable

The Hovercraft & HoverBus timetables are also included in the UK’s national Rail & Coach providers, and more details can be obtained from the following.

 

National Rail
Hovertravel offer discounted through connections with all UK rail operators and the HoverBus is included in the fare. In addition, all railcard’s are permitted for use on the through rail tickets.
Book now

National Express
Connecting the UK and the Isle Of Wight with special Coach & Hover fares.

Book now

Extra services and amendments to our Timetable

Portsmouth FC Late match service

See here for more details 

 

Late night shopping extra service from Southsea 

5th, 12th and 19th December. See here for more details

 

Walk the Wight - 10th May 2020

Ryde to Southsea 0600/0700
Southsea to Ryde 0615/0715

 

On occasions where we need to amend our timetable due to operations, we list these amendments below:

Christmas Season : we operate a special timetable over the Christmas period.

Bank Holidays - Sunday service

New Years day - Special service