The ferry from Portsmouth to Jersey sails up to 6 times per week in peak season. Condor Ferries sails with the Condor Voyagers on this route and takes you in about 10 hours and 20 mins to the biggest of the Channel Islands: Jersey. You can travel by foot, car, motorhome or bike to the Channel Islands.
Ferry to Portsmouth and Jersey
In peak season, there are up to 6 weekly ferries leaving from Portsmouth to Jersey and the other way around. This crossing will take you in around 10 hours from Portsmouth to the biggest of the Channel Islands: Jersey. In Jersey, you'll find an abundance of beaches and bays and a beautiful island in general, a mix of French and British culture with an non-British (hot) climate. In the main city St Helier, you'll find plenty to do.
This route is a popular crossing between the UK and the Channel Islands, it can be either a day or a night crossing, depending on which day you will sail. If you want to bring your car, make sure to book well in advance, as the car deck is often fully booked.
On this page, you will find information and tips about this ferry service from Condor Ferries
Ferry Portsmouth-Jersey costs
If you want to travel by ferry to Portsmouth and Jersey, you can expect the following prices:
- Tickets are available from Condor Ferries from €50,- That is for 1 person without a car and a single journey.
- A crossing with a car and 2 people a cabin in peak season quickly costs somewhere around €710,- (return)
The prices of the boat tickets are very dependent on the season and the crowds, as you can see above. Specifically in peak season (summer) prices rise sharply for Guernsey and Jersey. Book early to get the most benefit and to be sure that you can bring your car, motorbike or camper on board. Also make sure to check the low fare calendar, a handy tool that helps you save money.
On the route Portsmouth-Jersey there are in peak season 6 weekly ferries from Portsmouth o Jersey. The crossing over the English Channel is 309 km as the crow flies. From the Portsmouth to Jersey direction you'll sail on a day or night crossing, depending on which day you'll sail. Sailing from Jersey to Portsmouth then in most cases you'll be boarding a day crossing, but night crossings are also optional/
Be sure to book in time because the ferries are often booked. Check the exact departure times in both directions in the booking module, because these vary per season and per day. Especially in peak season the car deck is sold out fast.
Timetable for the ferries – from Portsmouth to Jersey
In peak season the ferry from Portsmouth to Jersey sails on all days in the week except sundays. In all cases it is a night crossing to Jersey.
Ferry Portsmouth to Jersey
The crossing from Portsmouth to Jersey takes 10 hours and 20 mins with the ferry Commodore Clipper
From Jersey to Portsmouth
For the crossing from Jersey to Portsmouth the same schedule applies in peak season; 6 days a week. From monday to friday it's a day crossing and on sunday's it's a night crossing:
Ferry Jersey to Portsmouth
Sail time Portsmouth-Jersey
This crossing is an 10 hour and 20 min crossing with the Commodore Clipper ferry
On board the ferry to Portsmouth and Jersey
This (and more) can be expected on Commodore Clipper
Condor Ferries sails with the Commodore Clipper on this crossing to the Channel Island Jersey and back. This ferry takes you in about 10 hours and 20 mins across the English Channel to the Channel Islands close to France.
- En suite cabins
- Reclining Seats
- Lounge Bar
- Duty-free shop
- Ocean Club
- Children's Area
To get to the departure port, use the address and follow the signs to the terminal when arrived.
Portsmouth International Port, George Byng Way, Portsmouth, Hampshire
The Elizabeth Terminal, JE2 3NW, Jersey
Alternatives to the Portsmouth – Jersey ferry
Travelling to Jersey or the UK? Depending on where you live you can also think of the other ferries from the UK to the Channel Islands like the ferry from Poole to Jersey, also from Condor Ferries. Or you can sail to one of the other Channel Islands: Guernsey from Poole or Guernsey from Portsmouth.
Frequently Asked Questions Portsmouth -Jersey ferry
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