Service running to normal timetable

Dartmouth – Kingswear

Part of the A379 between Plymouth and Torbay
Saves 25 miles or 50 minutes on a round trip
Shuttle Service – 3 Minute Crossing
7 Days a week – All year round

  • The Higher Ferry is now contactless and does not accept cash or cheques as payment
  • Single fares are available for all categories of Vehicle on board
  • Day returns and 10-trip concession cards for passenger vehicles up to 8 persons (cars) and commercial vehicles up to 3.5 tons are also available on board
  • Concession cards can be purchased on-Board and topped up online.

Ticket Prices

2 Ways to pay
1: Onboard
2: Frequent User Concession

Ferry Timetable

7 days a week
365 days a year
Mon – Sat: 6:30 am – 22:50 pm
Sun: 8:00 am – 22:50 pm

Area Map

Get your bearings
> Local attractions, beaches and walks
> The best cafes, bars and restaurants
> Download or print



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The Higher Ferry has returned to service after a successful bow thruster installation.@BBCTravelSW @INRIXtraffic_PT @DevonLiveNews @swasFT

The Higher Ferry is now closed for maintenance. Updates on the resumption of service will announced via our website and Twitter feed.
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