Dartmouth to Kingswear Passenger Ferry

UPDATE 15:00 19TH MARCH 2020

Due to the current global health pandemic and government advice, from Monday 23rd March we will switch to the following service times:

Monday to Saturday 0730-1840

  • Last service from Dartmouth at 1830
  • Last service from Kingswear at 1840
  • Note: there will be no service on Sundays

This passenger ferry will be kept in service as it is an essential means of transport. It will, however, close upon any government instruction.

Please bear in mind, we have a limited number of skippers and due to any self-isolation this service may be suspended at short or no notice.

Please consider the health and safety of our staff and fellow passengers and only use this ferry for your essential travel.

The details outlined below are presently for guidance only. The above updates take precedence over all advertised running details and information on this website and in our leaflets.

The ferry service runs approximately every 15 minutes (more frequently in high season). The fare is £1.50 per adult and £0.50 per child (each way). A book of concession tickets can be purchased for £11.50 (20 tickets, adult) and £7.50 (20 tickets, child).

Passenger ferry operating times

First ferry from Dartmouth 07:30
First ferry from Kingswear 07:40
Last ferry from Dartmouth 23:10
Last ferry from Kingswear 23:15


First ferry from Dartmouth 09:00
First ferry from Kingswear 09:10
Last ferry from Dartmouth 23:10
Last ferry from Kingswear 23:15


Please note that the crew take a meal break at the following times (daily):

Last ferry from Dartmouth before break 18:15
Last ferry from Kingswear before break 18:20
First ferry from Dartmouth after break 19:00
First ferry from Kingswear after break 19:10