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 CURRENTLY OPERATIONAL. UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE THE FERRY WILL OPERATE TO A REVISED LOCKDOWN TIME TABLE. FIRST FERRY IN THE MORNING WILL REMAIN UNCHANGED, 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

FERRY NEWS

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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 @BBCTravelSW @DevonLiveNews @INRIXtraffic_PT

THE HIGHER FERRY WILL RETURN TO SERVICE FROM 13:00 TODAY. UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE THE FERRY WILL OPERATE TO A REVISED LOCKDOWN TIME TABLE. FIRST FERRY IN THE MORNING WILL REMAIN UNCHANGED, LAST FERRY FROM KINGSWEAR: 20:55 LAST FERRY FROM DARTMOUTH: 21:00 @BBCTravelSW

FERRY TO RESUME SERVICE: Higher ferry will return to service under a revised lockdown timetable during the afternoon on Monday 18th. For details please see here: https://dkfb.co.uk/2020/12/20/higher-ferry-january-2021-refit/. @DevonLiveNews @BBCTravelSW @INRIXtraffic_PT @DartMarina

FROM MONDAY 11TH OF JANUARY THE HIGHER FERRY WILL BE CLOSED FOR MAINTENANCE WORK. THE MAINTENANCE WORK WILL TAKE APPROXIMATELY 7 DAYS TO COMPLETE. @DevonLiveNews @INRIXtraffic_PT @BBCTravelSW

MAINTENANCE NOTICE 2021:
ALL CUSTOMERS ARE ADVISED THAT THE FERRY WILL BE CLOSED FOR REFIT FROM MONDAY 11TH JANUARY 2021 FOR APPROXIMATELY 7 DAYS @DartMarina @DevonLiveNews @INRIXtraffic_PT @BBCTravelSW

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