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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Notice: Inline with government advice, all foot passengers and cyclists must wear a face mask when using the Higher Ferry. Those refusing will instructed to leave the ferry. @DevonLiveNews @BBCTravelSW @SouthHams_DC

Strong winds will affect much of England and Wales on Thursday morning, these strongest in eastern areas at first. Gales will lead to a risk of some disruption in places ⚠️

Most areas will have a mixture of sunshine and showers and it will feel much colder than on Wednesday

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