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Hovertravel Hovercrafts - Isle of Wight Ferry
Hovertravel is the world’s longest running commercial hovercraft service and is the only scheduled passenger hovercraft service in the Europe. Hovertravel offers the fastest way to cross the Solent between Southsea, Portsmouth and Ryde, Isle of Wight. Hovertravel operate two hovercraft with a frequent service and the journey time is just under 10 minutes.
The hovercraft is a tourist attraction in its own right. Hovertravel was established in 1965 and over 26 million passengers have travelled on the service.
Hovertravel provide a ‘Hoverbus’ service which connects with the Hovercraft at Southsea and conveniently takes passengers to and from Portsmouth Harbour, The Hard & Portsmouth & Southsea Train Stations. Once on the Island in Ryde, the train link to Shanklin, plus buses to other parts of the Island are next to the terminal.
HOVERCRAFT ROUTE: Foot passenger ferry, 10 mins. (Southsea in Portsmouth to Ryde on the Isle of Wight)
Please see the official Hovertravel website on the link provided for full information and to book.