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Hovertravel Timetables

Our hovercraft timetable is detailed below for the fastest ferry crossing between Portsmouth & Southsea and Ryde, Isle Of Wight. Our specially operated HoverBus timetable provide 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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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.

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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.

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
2145 2200

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
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

August 23rd/24th/25th - Victorious Festival - Portsmouth

Ryde to Southsea 2215/2245/2315/0015
Southsea to Ryde 2230/2300/2330/2330/0030

 

October 20th - Great South Run

Ryde to Southsea 0815/0830/0900/0930
Southsea to Ryde 0830/0845/0915/0945

 

Walk the Wight - 10th May 2020

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

 

Portsmouth FC Late match service

See here for more details 

 

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