The Portsmouth International Port is wholly owned by Portsmouth City Council. 3.5 million people travel through the port each year. It also serves freight ferries sailing to and from destinations across the world. In fact, 70% of all bananas eaten in Britain pass through Portsmouth International Port.
Its geographical position makes it the closest UK port to London and Paris.
International ferry services operating ferry services from Portsmouth to the Channel Islands and Europe are:
To contact Portsmouth International Port, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 023 9229 7391.
Local route ferries operate from other Portsmouth sites to:
- Gosport - the shortest route between Gosport & Portsmouth - a five-minute sail across the mouth of Portsmouth Harbour, with views to any Royal Navy or cross-channel ships berthed in the dockyard. Almost 100 sea crossings daily from The Hard in Old Portsmouth, transporting commuters, shoppers and sight-seekers
- Isle of Wight by ferry from Old Portsmouth to Fishbourne, catamaran from The Hard, or hovercraft from Southsea to Ryde, the only scheduled passenger hovercraft service in Europe
- The ferry service between Portsmouth and Hayling Island resumed in August 2016