Dartmouth Lower Ferry
If you want to use the historic Dartmouth Lower Ferry, all the information you need about operating hours and charges are outlined below.
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Where are we?
Dartmouth to Kingswear
Dartmouth side - use TQ6 9AP in your Sat Nav
Kingswear to Dartmouth
Kingswear side - use TQ6 0AA in your Sat Nav
When do we operate?
|Monday - Saturday||Start Time||Finish Time|
|From Dartmouth||7.10 a.m.||10:55 p.m.|
|From Kingswear||7.00 a.m.||10.45 p.m.|
|Sunday||Start Time||Finish Times|
|From Dartmouth||8.10 a.m.||10.55 p.m.|
|From Kingswear||8.00 a.m.||10.45 p.m.|
How much do we charge?
We accept credit and debit cards, except American Express.
The charges below come into effect on 1 Apr 2021
|Single Journey Price||Return Journey Price|
|Foot passengers or bicycle with rider|
|Children (5-16yrs) £1.00||Children (5-16 yrs) £2.00|
|Under 5s travel for free||Under 5s travel for free|
Car / Van
|Light Commercial Vehicle|
(Less than 3500kg)
|Light Goods Vehicle|
(Less than 7500kg)
|Car and Caravan||£13.00|
Frequent User Savings
|New or Replacement Card||£2.00|
|Card for Businesses (car or van)||Per Crossing||£1.50|
|Card for Businesses (light commercial vehicle)||Per Crossing||£1.75|
|Foot passenger or bicycle with rider||20 single crossings||£20.00|
|Foot passenger or bicycle with rider||40 single crossings||£30.00|
|Motor car / van||10 single crossings||£25.00|
|Motor car / van||20 single crossings||£35.00|
|Motor car / van||40 single crossings||£60.00|
|Motorcycle||20 single crossings||£30.00|
|Light Commercial vehicle||10 single crossings||£30.00|
|Light Commercial vehicle||20 single crossings||£40.00|
|Light Commercial vehicle||40 single crossings||£70.00|
The ferry is fully equiped to accomodate wheelchair users and our crews are there to assist.
About the Ferry
- The ferry has been transporting vehicles and foot passengers between Dartmouth and Kingswear since the 1700s.
- The Ferry is operated using a floating platform pushed along by a tug.
- The crossing offers lovely views of Dartmouth, Kingswear, Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth Castle and the open sea.