Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic the Higher Ferry will no longer be accepting Cash or Cheques. Contactless and Concession/Fleet cards will be accepted, Concession Cards can be topped up via the ferry’s website.

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

Service running to normal timetable

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 – 10:50 pm
Sun: 8:00 am – 10:50 pm

Area Map

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



You may need an extra layer 🧥 on if you are heading out in the east first thing #Tuesday morning

Further west though you will need your brolly ☂️ as a band of rain moves east

The Dartmouth Higher Ferry is currently operational. Any changes to this status will be announced on our website, twitter & local radio @BBCTravelSW @INRIXtraffic_PT @DevonLiveNews

A rapidly deepening area of low pressure will form later today with @meteofrance naming this as #StormAlex

Heavy rain and #gales are expected in southern Britain overnight and on Friday with another area of low pressure giving heavy #rain and possible #flooding this weekend 🌧️

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