Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic the Higher Ferry will no longer accept Cash or Cheques as payment.
Contactless and Concession/Fleet cards will be accepted, Concession Cards can be topped up via the ferry’s website. at the moment only 10 journey concession card transactions/top-ups can be purchased on board for passenger vehicles up to 8 persons (cars) and commercial vehicles up to 3.5 tons (vans).

Foot passengers must adhere to government rules on the use of face masks on public transport.

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 running to its revised lockdown timetable. The first ferrys remain the same each morning. Last ferry from Kingswear 20:55, Last ferry from Dartmouth 21:00

Ticket Prices

3 Ways to pay
1: Onboard: Full Price
2: Mobile: Save 10%
3: Online Concession: Save 75% +

Ferry Timetable

7 days a week
365 days a year
Mon – Sat: 6:30 am – 21:00 pm
Sun: 8:00 am – 21:00 pm

Area Map

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



The Higher Ferry has had to halt service due to strong winds effecting the approach to the Dartmouth slip, making the docking impossible. The ferry will return to service shortly.@DevonLiveNews @INRIXtraffic_PT @BBCTravelSW

The Higher Ferry is open and running to its revised timetable, first ferry remains unchanged. Last ferry Kingswear 20:55 Last ferry Dartmouth 21:00




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