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Dartmouth Lower Ferry

You can now top up your Saver Travel Pass online. Just click the button below!

Top up your Saver Travel Pass

You can purchase a Saver Travel Pass on the Ferry for £2. Once you have your pass, simply top it up online whenever you need to.

Please note we no longer accept the old style paper vouchers, or cheque payments.

Read the Terms and Conditions for the Travel Saver Pass

Where are we?

Dartmouth to Kingswear

Dartmouth side -  use TQ6 9AP in your Sat Nav

Kingswear to Dartmouth

Kingswear side - use TQ6 0AA in your Sat Nav

When do we operate?

The ferry operates all year round, except for Christmas Day. 

Monday to SaturdayStart TimeFinish Time
From Dartmouth7.10 a.m.10:55 p.m.
From Kingswear7.00 a.m.10.45 p.m.
SundayStart TimeFinish
From Dartmouth8.10 a.m.10.55 p.m.
From Kingswear8.00 a.m.10.45 p.m.

How much do we charge?

The charges below come into effect on 17 Apr 2023

Top up your Saver Travel Pass

Adult single£2.00
Adult return£4.00
Under 16 single£1.00
Under 16 return£2.00
Car/small van (less than 2000 kg)£6.70
Car/small van (less than 2000 kg) Return£11.50
Light Commercial Vehicle (less than 3500 kg)£9.00
Light Goods Vehicle (less than 7500 kg)£14.00
Car and caravan/trailer£13.40

Ferry Saver Travel Pass

New/Replacement Pass£2.00
Foot passenger - 20 single tickets£30.00
Foot passenger - 40 single tickets£40.00
Motorcycle - 20 single tickets£40.00
Car/Small Van 10 single tickets£35.00
Car/Small Van 20 single tickets£50.00
Car/Small Van 40 single tickets£80.00
Light commercial vehicle 10 single tickets£40.00
Light commercial vehicle 20 single tickets£60.00
Light commercial vehicle 40 single tickets£100.00


Fleet Tag
Car/Small Van£2.00
Light Commercial Vehicle£2.50

We accept credit and debit cards, except American Express.

We are unable to accept cheque payments or the old style paper vouchers.

Wheelchair Users

The ferry is fully equiped to accomodate wheelchair users and our crews are there to assist.

About the Ferry

  • The ferry has been transporting vehicles and foot passengers between Dartmouth and Kingswear since the 1700s.
  • The Ferry is operated using a floating platform pushed along by a tug.
  • The crossing offers lovely views of Dartmouth, Kingswear, Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth Castle and the open sea.

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