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Dartmouth Lower Ferry Times and Prices

If you want to use the historic Dartmouth Lower Ferry, all the information you need about operating hours and charges are outlined below.

Where are we?

Dartmouth to Kingswear

Dartmouth TQ6 9AP use TQ6 9AP in your Sat Nav

Kingswear to Dartmouth

Kingswear TQ6 0AA use TQ6 0AA in your Sat Nav

When do we operate?

Monday - SaturdayStart TimeFinish TimeSundayStart TimeFinish Times
From Dartmouth7.10am10.55pmFrom Dartmouth8.10am10.55pm
From Kingswear7.00am10.45pmFrom Kingswear8.00am10.45pm

How much do we charge?

Single Journey Prices
Foot passengers or bicycle with rider

Adults £1.50

Children (5-16yrs) £0.50p

Under 5's travel for free

Motor Car / Van, single ticket




Commercial Vehicle 1000kg - 1800kg (UW)£5.00
Commercial Vehicle 1801 - 7500kg (UW)£6.50
Car and Caravan£9.00

Frequent User Savings

Ferry Savers
Foot passengers or bicycle with rider40 single tickets£23.00
Motor car / van / commercial vehicle40 single tickets£50.00
Motor car / van / commercial vehicle20 single tickets£27.00
Motor car / van / commercial vehicle10 single tickets£18.00
Motorcycle20 single tickets£16.00

Fleet Card for Businesses

per crossing£1.30

Wheelchair Users

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 1700's
  • 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.